GUIDANCE FOR HGV DRIVERS WHO ARE ENTERING THE EU FROM THE UK

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Please note: the information set out below is by no means ‘set in concrete’ and it is the interpretation of the meaning of the content from 3rd parties. It is not a guaranteed or to be used in any legal content by any party, group or individual as a basis for any future legal challenge. Regis Recruitment Ltd does not accept any responsibility or liability for the content provided. This information is not to be used as a substitute for any type of claim.

Below is a snapshot listing of items required by you as an HGV Driver who will be entering the EU from the UK during 2021;

COVID TESTS – Prior to departure

Several countries in the EU have introduced COVID-19 testing requirements for hauliers.

The rules are different in each country. The link below explains the rules.

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/carry-out-international-road-haulage#coronavirus

Currently, you will need to take a COVID 19 test with a negative outcome before you can travel to any EU Country.

Driving Licences & International Driving Permits (IDP)

You will need to carry your UK driving licence (photocard) at all times

You will not need the IDP if you are driving in EU Countries / Ireland / Iceland / Liechtenstien or Switzerland

All other countries you will need an IDP

You will need your CPC Card or DQC at all times

You will need a GREEN CARD (proof of motor insurance cover when driving abroad)

You must carry your valid UK passport at all times (includes any passengers)

KAP – (Kent Access Permit) must be obtained prior to entering Dover or the Euro Tunnel.

FOR FURTHER ADVICE ON PERMITS PLEASE VISIT

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/international-authorisations-and-permits-for-road-haulage

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