NEW: UK Licence for the Community for International Road Haulage: Guidance on getting a UK Licence for the Community to transport goods by road to or through the EU, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland, and the rules you must follow has been issued. For more information, click here.
NEW: Sending parcels between Great Britain and Northern Ireland from 1 January 2021: Guidance has been issued to help you find out what you need to do if you are a business or individual using an express carrier (including Royal Mail Group) to move parcels between Great Britain and Northern Ireland. For more information, click here.
NEW: Carry out international road haulage: Guidance has been issued for what UK goods vehicle operators need to do to carry out international road haulage. For more information, click here.
UPDATED: Check which international road haulage permits you need: Guidance on which licences and permits you need to operate vehicles with gross vehicle weight above 3.5 tonnes, on international journeys from the UK, has been updated. Guidance now addresses the replacement of the EU Community Licence with the UK licence for the community for international journeys within the EU, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland. Guidance also includes a new guide on carrying out a road haulage job entirely within one EU country (cabotage) or between 2 EU countries (cross-trade). For more information, click here.
UPDATED: International road haulage: HGV driver documents: Guidance on which documents you need to carry, if you are the driver or a passenger in a lorry or other HGV crossing international borders, has been updated. Guidance now includes updated information on international driving permits, the continued use of UK issued European Health Insurance Cards in EU countries, COVID-19 testing and getting HGVs ready to cross the border, including getting a Kent Access Permit. For more information, click here.
UPDATED: International road haulage: HGV and trailer documents: Guidance about HGV and trailer documents you need to legally cross international borders in a UK-registered vehicle has been updated. Updates include when GB stickers must be displayed, the rules for carrying ‘green cards’, certificates you need to carry for any specialist vehicles, new guidance on haulage licence and permit documents you need to carry, and vehicle security checklists. For more information, click here.
UPDATED: Moving goods to common or EU transit countries: Guidance on using common or Union transit has been updated to include information about the office of departure process in Northern Ireland for starting your transit movement, from 1 January 2021. For more information, click here.UPDATED: Moving goods through the Port of Holyhead with an ATA Carnet: Information for moving goods through the Port of Holyhead with an ATA Carnet has been updated. For more information, click here