Use this service to apply for:

  • a heavy goods vehicle (HGV) operator’s licence
  • a public service vehicle (PSV) operator’s licence
  • an interim operator licence

You can also pay any application or licence fees.

You’ll usually get a decision within 7 weeks if you apply online, but it can take longer.

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Before you start

You need:

  • a debit or credit card
  • your username and password if you’ve used the service before

You can register in the service if you’ve not used it before.

Other ways to apply

Download and fill in:

  • form GV79 to apply for an HGV operator licence
  • form PSV421 to apply for a PSV operator licence
  • form PSV356 to apply for a special restricted PSV operator licence, if you’re a licensed taxi (Hackney Carriage) or private hire vehicle operator
  • form INT1 to apply for an interim licence

Send your completed form to the Office of the Traffic Commissioner (OTC). The address is on the form.

You’ll usually get a decision within 9 weeks if you apply by post, but it can take longer.