You can now apply for a SKILLcard ONLINE

Applying for a SKILLcard is an easy 3 step process: find out which card you would like to apply for, pass the relevant health and safety test, then complete the online application. You can find out more below.

Apply Online

For new, renewal and replacement (lost card) SKILLcard applications, you can use our quick and easy online application process. Simply follow the link below, create an account and get your application underway.

For updates and upgrades, see the section below to download the relevant form.

Have you been effected by redundancy during COVID-19?

In order to support individuals during the COVID-19 crisis, SKILLcard are waiving the card fee for those effected during 1st August-31st December. You can read more here.


apply online 


Please use a desktop or laptop web browser for the online application process, not a mobile device or tablet.

Upgrade / Update

Endorsement Declarations

Before You Apply

Before you apply, you’ll need to make sure you pass the relevant Health, Safety and Environment test (more details here).


Apply or renew your SKILLcard online.


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