Required Documents

LIST OF REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

Photograph

You will need to provide us with a good-quality, passport-style colour photograph (45mm x 35mm). If you.

We check this photograph against one from your identity documents (your passport, driving licence, etc). This is so that we can check that:

  • you are who you say you are, and;
  • you are the person who took the training.

Group A

  • Current, valid UK passport.
  • Current, valid passport of any other nationality.
  • Current, valid photocard driving licence if it was issued by the DVLA in Great Britain We will not accept the photocard on its own if it was issued by the DVA in Northern Ireland.
  • Current, valid photocard driving licence and its paper counterpartissued by the DVA in Northern Ireland.
  • UK original birth certificate issued within 12 months of birth.
  • Current, valid UK biometric residence permit card.

Group B

If you have been asked to take Group B documents to the post office they must be from this list and they must show your current address.

  • Bank or building society statement issued to your current address, less than three months old. You can use more than one statement as long as each is issued by a different bank or building society.
  • Utility bill (gas, electric, telephone landline, water, satellite, cable) issued to your current address within the last three months. You can only submit one utility bill in support of your application. We cannot accept mobile phone bills.
  • A credit card statement sent to your current address within the last three months. You can submit more than one statement as long as each is issued by a different issuer.
  • Council Tax statement issued in the last 12 months.
  • Mortgage statement issued in the last 12 months.
  • Letter from H.M. Revenue & Customs, Department of Work and Pensions, employment service, or local authority issued within the last three months. You can submit more than one letter as long as each is issued by a different Government department or a different local authority.
  • P45 statement of income for tax purposes on leaving a job issued in the last 12 months.
  • P60 annual statement of income for tax purposes issued in the last 12 months.
  • Current UK driving licence – paper version (not the paper counterpart to a photocard).
  • Driving licence photocard (without a paper counterpart) issued by the DVA in Northern Ireland.
  • Pension, endowment or ISA statement issued in last 12 months.
  • Valid UK firearms licence with photo.