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 or Great Britain (GB) driving licence
  • took some of your periodic training in another EU country
  • did the final 7 hours of your periodic training in England, Scotland or Wales

What you need to send

You need to include:

  • your driving licence number
  • your name and address
  • your phone number
  • a statement confirming that you lived or worked in another EU country when you did your training
  • your training certificates from another EU country
  • a £25 fee to add training taken abroad to your Driver CPC card

You must include the original documents - photocopies are not accepted.

Where to send the documents

Send all the documents to the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) if you live in England, Scotland or Wales.

Driver CPC
PO Box 280
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE99 1FP

There’s a different process if you live in Northern Ireland.

Documents that are not in English

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