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Apply for a goods vehicle operator licence by post

Apply by post for a goods vehicle operator licence if your business uses goods vehicles above a certain weight - you can also apply online.

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Apply for a vehicle operator licence online

Apply for a goods vehicle operator licence by post

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Guidance on applying for a goods vehicle operator licence by post

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You need a goods vehicle operator licence if your business uses goods vehicles above a certain weight.

Use this form to apply for an operator licence by post. Send it to the Office of the Traffic Commissioner (OTC). The address is on the form.

What happens next

You’ll usually get a decision within:

  • 7 weeks if you apply online, but it can take longer
  • 9 weeks if you apply by post, but it can take longer
Published 19 December 2016
Last updated 7 December 2017 + show all updates
  1. GV79 document updated to carry new financial standing rates.
  2. First published.