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Apply for a provisional licence to drive lorries, buses or minibuses


Forms needed to apply for provisional entitlement to drive larger vehicles If you hold a valid full category B paper driving licence and want to add provisional entitlement to drive larger vehicles, minibuses and buses, you must complete application form D2 and medical report form D4.

The D4 form has to be completed by your doctor and all relevant questions must be answered.

Your doctor will normally charge you for completing the report. If you are registered for VAT, you will have to pay this at the current rate on top of your fee.

You must also return original documentation confirming your identity, as well as a passport-style colour photograph and your current category B paper driving licence.

There is no application fee. You will need to send your D2 and D4 forms, and the supporting documents, to:

DVLA
Swansea
SA99 1BR

You can use the Post Office checking service to make sure you have completed your application correctly.

For further information please see our guide: proof of identity and photographs you need when you apply for a driving licence.

What if I have a photocard driving licence?
If you hold a valid full photocard driving licence and want to apply for a provisional licence to drive larger vehicles, minibuses and buses, complete the application form D2 and medical report form D4.

Send these and your photocard driving licence, along with the D740 paper counterpart, to: DVLA




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