Minimum Holding Periods

You must have held your licence for a minimum amount of time within the last 5 years before applying for the next higher class licence. This length of time may be continuous or made up of a number of individual lengths of time. 


Any periods when your licence has been suspended, surrendered, cancelled or expired cannot be included when calculating this length of time.

Current Licence Class              Minimum Holding Time                 Next Higher Class


C                                                                 1 year                                                               LR or MR                       


C                                                                 2 years                                                             HR                                 


LR or MR                                                    1 year                                                               HR                                                      

For further information on minimum holding periods for licence classes please click HERE

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