HGV and goods carriage vehicle licensing

Apply for and manage an HGV operators licence.

Services

  1. Manage your vehicle operator licence

    Update your HGV or PSV operator licence (O licence), add more vehicles, increase your vehicle limit and add or remove a transport manager

  2. Find lorry or bus operators

    Find lorry and bus operators by name, address or licence number

  3. Pay the heavy goods vehicle (HGV) levy

    Register for the HGV levy and pre-pay your levy

  4. Check vehicle operator licence applications

    Check heavy goods vehicle (HGV) and public service vehicle (PSV) operator applications and decisions

  5. Apply for a vehicle operator licence

    Apply and pay for a HGV, PSV or interim operator licence (O licence) if you use vehicles to transport goods or passengers

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Keeping commercial vehicles safe to drive (roadworthy)
  2. Prepare to drive in the EU after Brexit
  3. International road haulage: operator licences and permits
  4. ECMT international road haulage permits
  5. Moving goods by road
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News and communications

  1. Checks for lorry emission cheats start across Great Britain
  2. Ron Darch & Sons Co Ltd and Nigel Darch
  3. GSR Distributions Ltd T/A Spiceway
  4. WSG Transport Ltd and William Phipps Pucknell
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Research and statistics

  1. Olympic and Paralympic Games: traffic commissioner report
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Goods vehicle operator licensing exemptions
  2. Revisions to the Senior Traffic Commissioner’s statutory document on the conduct of vocational drivers
  3. Senior Traffic Commissioner’s statutory guidance and statutory directions: proposed changes
  4. Public consultation on Senior Traffic Commissioner's statutory guidance and statutory directions
  5. Framework document for the Traffic Commissioners and the Department for Transport and its agencies
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Vehicle operator licence application processing times
  2. DVSA earned recognition for vehicle operators: list of accredited operators
  3. VOSA Traffic Commissioners' service level agreement
  4. Request for a copy of the letter sent to Senior Traffic Commissioner, and copied to the other traffic commissioners, dated 26 November 2010
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