Government and industry advice

Operator Licensing

Advice issued to assist the transport industry during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Apply for a vehicle operator licence.

Manage your vehicle operator licence.

Email general correspondence (to apply for temporary exemptions to hold and operator's licence or to apply for periods of grace).

Email PSV continuations (to register, vary or cancel a bus registration in England and Wales).

Email PSV continuations (to register, vary or cancel a bus registration in Scotland).

Sign up for Office of the Traffic Commissioner email updates.


Logistics advice

Certificate of Temporary Exemption from HGV testing.

Check the MOT history of a vehicle.

Petroleum Driver Passport scheme amendments due to COVID-19.

COVID-19 and vehicle approval tests and applying for emergency tests.

European Commission guidelines for the safe movement of goods.

Freightlink website for information on ferry services.

Guidance on the relaxation of drivers' hours rules, in the context of coronavirus (COVID-19).

Written statement by Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government on delivery restrictions.

Scottish government statement on delivery restrictions.

Welsh Government statement on delivery restrictions.

Joint Transport for London/FTA guidance and code of practice on retiming deliveries.


General advice

Public Health England.

Public Health Wales.

Health Protection Scotland.

Advice from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government clarifying which businesses may stay open.

Business financial support guidance.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): UK government response.

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) helpline for businesses affected by coronavirus.

Travel advice.

Latest information and advice from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

Guidance: Number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases and risk in the UK from Department of Health and Public Health England.

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