Driver CPC training for qualified drivers

7. Training in other EU countries

You need to apply for your Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) card in writing if you have a UK driving licence and took some of your periodic training in another EU country.

What you need to send

You need to include:

  • your UK driving licence number
  • your phone number
  • the dates you lived abroad and your address while there
  • the names and addresses of your employers for that time, or your tax reference or national insurance number for the countries you worked in
  • a £25 fee to add training taken abroad to your Driver CPC card

You must include the original documents - photocopies aren’t accepted.

Where to send the documents

Send all the documents to the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA).

Driver CPC
DVSA
PO Box 280
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE99 1FP

Documents that aren’t in English

You need to send documents with an English translation on headed paper from an educational organisation or embassy.