Apply to be certified as a road transport escort
The application for certification must be made within one year of the last day of training. Attach to the application a certificate of completed basic compulsory or alternatively in-service training for road transport escorts.
Preliminary approval notice – before you do the training
If you have doubts about fulfilling the requirements to be certified as road transport escort, you can apply for a preliminary approval from the Police.
There is no additional charge to a request a preliminary approval. You use the same form as for the application for certification, but tick “Request for Preliminary Approval”, (Begäran om förhandsbesked).
- Print out the application.
- Send the application by the post to the Police.
Apply for certification – here is how
The application for certification must be made within one year of the last day of training.
1. Fill out the form online or print it out and then fill it out by hand.
- Alternatively, the form can be picked up at your nearest police station.
- Attach to the application a certificate of completed basic compulsory or alternatively in-service training for road transport escorts.
2. Send the application and the certificate by the post to the Police
3. Pay the application fee
- Pay the fee as soon as you receive a paying-in slip with an OCR paying in number.
- The processing does not begin until the application fee has been registered in the system. Currently, the processing time is approximately two weeks.
- The application fee for certification as a road transport escort s is SEK 870.
Send the application to:
Rättsavdelningen, Förvaltningsrätt 3 Mitt
721 03 VÄSTERÅS
Information for citizens of countries other than Sweden
- If you are not a Swedish citizen, you will need to attach a copy of your driving licence to your application. The copy must show your authorised driving licence categories. You must have at least a Category C in driving licence.
- Details of the bank and IBAN number can be found in the paying-in slip sent out when your application has been registered.
May not have been convicted of a crime
Once you have paid the application fee, the application must be supplemented with a certificate presenting evidence that you have not been convicted of a criminal offence. These excerpts are to be emailed to the Police.
- Excerpt from the Police – dated not more than 7 days prior – “Politiattest / Police Certificate.” The certificate from the Police must state that you have not been convicted of any crime – neither road traffic offences, offences against a person nor financial crime.
- Extract from the Finnish Transport and Communications Agency/Transport- och kommunikationsverket – dated not more than 7 days prior. In cases where road traffic offences are registered with the Finnish Transport and Communications Agency – for example in Finland - extracts must also be sent from the Finnish Transport and Communications Agency. The certificate must show that you have not been convicted of any road traffic offence.
The extracts may not be dated more than seven days prior when they arrive at the Swedish Police Authority.
As soon as you have received the certificates, they should be sent by e-mail to the Police’s Legal Division in region Mitt.