Apply for or renew an EU bus service

Get permission to start or renew a regular bus service within the EU.


Application for EU regular bus service

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This form is used to start or renew an application to run a regular bus service within the EU.

For more information see the guide on how to apply for overseas bus and coach service authorisation.

Published 26 June 2013
Last updated 1 January 2019 + show all updates
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