Vehicle operator licences

Apply for and manage your vehicle operator 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. Check vehicle operator licence applications

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

  4. 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

  5. Being a goods vehicle operator

    Information about becoming a goods vehicle operator, getting a goods vehicle licence and complying with regulations

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Coronavirus (COVID-19): Advice for Heavy Goods (HGV) and Public Service Vehicle (PSV) Operators
  2. Keeping commercial vehicles safe to drive (roadworthy)
  3. Report a lorry, bus or coach driver or company
  4. DVSA earned recognition: join the scheme
  5. Check if you need to register a trailer before towing it abroad
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News and communications

  1. Asad Muhammed
  2. Alan Laughlin T/A AWL Minicoaches and Thomas Walker
  3. Traffic Commissioners issue guidance on remote auditing during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak
  4. Traffic Commissioners require electronic communication during coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak
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Research and statistics

  1. DfI Driver, Vehicle, Operator, and Enforcement Statistics - 2019-20 Quarter 4
  2. DfI Driver, Vehicle, Operator, and Enforcement Statistics - 2019-20 Quarter 3
  3. DfI Driver, Vehicle, Operator, and Enforcement Statistics - 2019-20 Quarter 2
  4. DfI Driver, Vehicle, Operator, and Enforcement Statistics - 2019-20 Quarter 1
  5. DfI Driver, Vehicle, Operator, and Enforcement Statistics - 2018-19 Quarter 4
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Taxi and private hire vehicle licensing: protecting users
  2. Goods vehicle operator licensing exemptions
  3. Revisions to the Senior Traffic Commissioner’s statutory document on the conduct of vocational drivers
  4. Local bus services: revised statutory guidance
  5. Senior Traffic Commissioner’s statutory guidance and statutory directions: proposed changes
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. DVSA earned recognition: accredited vehicle operators
  2. Vehicle operator licence application processing times
  3. School bus checks and inspections since 2003 (F0004607)
  4. Traffic Commissioners imposing operator licence conditions (F0004409)
  5. Taxi assessments passed with zero faults recorded
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