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HGV operator licensing forms

Forms for heavy goods vehicles (HGV) operators.

Traffic Commissioners license and regulate HGV operators in England, Scotland and Wales.

If you want to operate in Northern Ireland you need to apply to the Department of Environment for Northern Ireland.

Read a quick guide about being a goods vehicle operator.

Operator licensing guidance

  1. Goods vehicle operator licensing guide (GV74)

    • Guidance

Apply for an operator's licence

Use these forms to apply for an operator’s licence.

  1. Apply for a goods vehicle operator’s licence (GV79)

    • Form
  2. Application for an interim licence or interim direction (INT1)

    • Form
  3. Apply to add a transport manager to a licence (TM1)

    • Form

Vary an operator's licence

Use these forms to apply to vary your vehicle and/or trailer ‘authorisation’, to add a new/remove an existing operating centre or apply to amend/remove any extra conditions or undertakings (eg how your vehicles enter and leave the operating centre) from your operator’s licence.

  1. Vary a goods vehicle operator's licence (GV81)

    • Form
  2. Application for an interim licence or interim direction (INT1)

    • Form
  3. Apply to add a transport manager to a licence (TM1)

    • Form
  4. Change type of licence and transport manager (GV80A)

    • Form

Change an operator's licence

Use these forms to make administrative changes to your operator’s licence.

  1. Application to change vehicles (GV80)

    • Form
  2. Change of address and change of establishment notification (COA)

    • Form

Surrender an operator's licence

Use this form to surender your operator licence.

  1. Application to surrender a goods or PSV operator's licence (SUR1)

    • Form

Transfer of operating centre (schedule 4)

You can only apply for this if either:

  • you’ve taken over an existing operator centre and don’t intend to increase the vehicle and trailer ‘authorisation’
  • you’re applying for a new licence and don’t intend to increase the vehicle and trailer ‘authorisation’ of the existing operator centre
  1. Transfer of operating centres: schedule 4 (GV72)

    • Form