For postal applications, the GVNI79 form can be obtained from:

DOE Central Licensing Office
P O Box 180
Leeds LS9 1BO
Tel: 0113 202 6147

Applications are dealt with more quickly if made online. For details contact:

DOE Transport Regulation Unit
Tel: 0300 200 7831

The form can be downloaded from

The form GVNI79 requires the licence applicant to fill in details of:

  • the full name of the person, company, partnership or public authority wishing to hold the licence and the full name and date of birth of every individual concerned

  • any trading name

  • the address for correspondence

  • the type of trade or business

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