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Mobility & Transport - Road Safety

United Kingdom - UK1

Issue period: 01/01/1976 - 01/01/1986

Physical description

Size: 136 x 253 mm

Format: Non Standard

Material: Paper - long model, which is folded

Colour: Green

Particularities: There are two versions available; one English-only version, plus a Bilingual (English/Welsh) version

Legend

  • 1 Surname of the holder
  • 2 Other name(s) of the holder
  • 3 Date and place of birth
  • 4a Date of issue of the licence
  • 4b Date of expiry of the licence
  • 4c Name of the issuing authority
  • 5 Number of licence
  • 6 Photograph of the holder
  • 7 Signature of the holder
  • 8 Permanent place of residence
  • 9 category(ies) of vehicle(s) the holder is entitled to drive
  • 10 Date of first issue of each category(ies)
  • 11 Date of expiry of each category
  • 12 Additional information/restriction(s)

Categories & Codes

Categories

For more information on the corresponding categories, please check the Commission decision on equivalence.

Category

Period of validity*

A,B,C,D

Until 70;

above 70: 3 years

*This refers to the administrative validity of the document and does not necessarily reflect the holder’s right to drive.

 

National categories

National category

Description of national category

A

Heavy locomotive, light locomotive, motor tractor, heavy motorcar and motor car, but excluding any vehicle comprised in group B, F, G, H, J, K or L

B

A vehicle with automatic transmission which is a heavy locomotive, light locomotive, motor tractor, heavy motorcar or motor car, but excluding any vehicle comprised in group F, G, H, J, K or L

C

Motor tricycle weighing not more than 8 cwt. unladen, but excluding any vehicle comprised in Group E, J, K or L

D

Motor bicycle (with or without sidecar), but excluding any vehicle comprised in Group E, K or L

E

Moped

F

Agricultural tractor, but excluding any vehicle comprised in H

G

Road Roller

H

Track-laying vehicle steered by its tracks

J

Invalid carriage

K

Mowing machine or vehicle controlled by a pedestrian

L

Vehicle propelled by electrical power, but excluding any vehicle comprised in Group J or K

M

Trolley vehicle

N

Vehicle exempted from duty under Section 6 (6) of the Vehicle (excise) Act 1962(a)

 

Codes

National codes

Miscellaneous national medical restrictions may be recorded on the licence, the EC equivalent for those being codes 01-45

 

Professional drivers

    • Certificate of professional competence is issued : YES
    • Code 95 is marked on the driving licence : NO