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Mobility & Transport - Road Safety

United Kingdom - UK3

Issue period: 01/06/1990 - 31/12/1996

Physical description

Size: 206 x 303 mm

Format: Non Standard

Material: Paper model which is folded

Colour: Pink and 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, B1, B, BE,

C1, C1E, D1, D1E

Until 70;

above 70: 3 years

C, CE, D, DE                      

Until 45;

45-65: 5 years; above 65: 1 year

*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

Motor bicycle (with or without side-car) but excluding any vehicle included in category K or P

B1

Motor tricycles with a maximum authorised mass not exceeding 500 kg and an engine capacity greater than 50 cc but excluding any vehicle included in category K, L and P

B

Motor vehicle with a maximum authorised mass not exceeding 3.5 tonnes and not more than 8 seats in addition to the driver’s seat, not included in any other category and including such a vehicle drawing a trailer with a maximum authorised mass not exceeding 750 kg.

BE

Combinations of a motor vehicle and trailer where the tractor vehicle is in category B but the combination does not fall within that category.

C1

A sub-category of category C comprising motor vehicles having a maximum authorised mass exceeding 3.5 tonnes but not exceeding 7.5 tonnes, including any such vehicle drawing a trailer having a maximum authorised mass not exceeding 750 kilograms

C1E

A sub-category of category C+E comprising combinations of a motor vehicle and trailer where:

(a) the tractor vehicle is in sub-category C1, (b) the maximum authorised mass of the trailer exceeds 750 kilograms but not the unladen weight of the tractor vehicle, and (c) the maximum authorised mass of the combination does not exceed 12 tonnes.

C

Motor vehicles having a maximum authorised mass exceeding 3.5 tonnes, other than vehicles falling within category D, F, G or H, including any such vehicle drawing a trailer having a maximum authorised mass not exceeding 750 kilograms.

CE

Combinations of a motor vehicle and trailer where the tractor vehicle is in category C but the combination does not fall within that category.

D1

A sub-category of category D comprising motor vehicles having more than eight but not more than 16 seats in addition to the driver's seat and including any such vehicle drawing a trailer with a maximum authorised mass not exceeding 750 kilograms.

D1E

A sub-category of category D+E comprising combinations of a motor vehicle and trailer where:

(a) the tractor vehicle is in sub-category D1, (b) the maximum authorised mass of the trailer exceeds 750 kilograms but not the unladen weight of the tractor vehicle, (c) the maximum authorised mass of the combination does not exceed 12 tonnes, and (d) the trailer is not used for the carriage of passengers

D

Motor vehicles constructed or adapted for the carriage of passengers having more than eight seats in addition to the driver's seat, including any such vehicle drawing a trailer having a maximum authorised mass not exceeding 750 kilograms

DE

Combinations of a motor vehicle and trailer where the tractor vehicle is in category D but the combination does not fall within that category.

F

Agricultural or forestry tractors, including any such vehicle drawing a trailer but excluding any motor vehicle included in category H.

G

Road rollers

H

Track-laying vehicles steered by their tracks

K

Mowing machines which do not fall within category A and vehicles controlled by a pedestrian.

L

Motor vehicles propelled by electrical power

 P

Mopeds

 

Codes

National codes

Description

1

Not for hire/reward

2

Drawbar trailers only

3

Subject to certificate of training

4

With suitably positioned mirrors

5

Not more than 5.5 metres long

 

Professional drivers

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