CPC Holder & Brexit

Although there has been no agreement between the United Kingdom government, & the European Union on a final Brexit deal.

The European Union (EU) has given indications that once the United Kingdom (UK) exits the European Union (EU) any certificate of professional competence in road transport management, which has been gained in the United Kingdom (UK) will not be recognised within the European Union (EU).

This disentitlement will mean any transport manager who has gained a certificate of professional competence within the UK, & is employed within the European Union (EU). An example of this would be; A transport manager employed in the Republic of Ireland & using their certificate of professional competence, gained within the United Kingdom (UK). Would find that their UK certificate of professional competence, no longer valid, & therefore their ability to be a formally recognised transport manager would no longer be possible within the European Union (EU) member country, such as the Republic of Ireland, but would still be possible within United Kingdom (UK).

Previously the United Kingdom (UK) Government has advised that “Before March 2019 that holders of a certificate of professional competence (CPC), in road transport management, who wish to swap their certificate to a European Union (EU), certificate of professional competence (CPC), in road transport management can exchange their certificate.

To do this the CPC Holder should apply to the relevant controlling body of a member country of the European Union (EU), they wish their CPC to be issue from. In most cases, this will be the European Union (EU) member country, they are working in, or wish to work in.

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This Website and the information shown on it, has been produced as a basic guide, to show the relationship between a CPC Holder, & the Operator Licence Regime. Therefore, it cannot be considered as formal legal advice.