Driving License & ID

/Driving License & ID
Driving License & ID 2017-04-26T16:42:39+00:00

To hire a vehicle you will be required to bring the following documents:

If your licence is issued in Northern Ireland you must bring:

  • both the card and counterpart of a valid driving licence (original copies only)
  • 2 further forms of id eg 2 untilty bills or 1 bill and another form of photographic identification, preferably a passport.
  • Acceptable documents include utility bills and bank or credit card statements issued within the last 3 months.

If your licence is issued in the UK

  • you must create a share code from the gov.uk website. To access the website Click Here.
  • your driving licence card
  • 2 further forms of id eg 2 untilty bills or 1 bill and another form of photographic identification, preferably a passport.
  • Acceptable documents include utility bills and bank or credit card statements issued within the last 3 months.

Please forward this share code to Gilford Van Hire Ltd gvhrentals@tfkgroup.com or call 02838 350022 before the rental commences.

EU License holders who are residents in the UK must bring with them

  • a domestic licence
  • passport and proof of UK address
  • passport

Acceptable documents include utility bills and bank or credit card statements issued within the last 3 months.

Drivers from outside the EU must possess a valid domestic driving licence with English translation. If English translation is not available, an international driving permit is required in addition to a domestic driving licence. A passport must also accompany a domestic driving licence.

Additional drivers added to the booking for an extra charge.

  • Drivers must have held a full valid driving licence for a minimum of 2 years to be able to hire from Gilford Van Hire Ltd.
  • Drivers must have a clear insurance record.
  • Certain endorsed licences may be accepted please advise Gilford Van Hire Rental staff beforehand so we can check if insurance cover is available for your endorsement.

Further restrictions may apply, please contact our central reservations team on 028 3835 0022 or email gvhrentals@tfkgroup.com for details.