Do non-UK based hauliers require an International Driving Permit (IDP) to drive in the UK?
If you have an EU or EEA Driving licence.
You can drive any type of vehicle listed on your full and valid licence – https://www.gov.uk/driving-nongb-licence/y/a-visitor-to-great-britain/european-union-or-european-economic-area (Opens in new tab)
If you have a licence from other countries.
You can drive any type of small vehicle (for example cars or motorcycles) listed on your full and valid licence for 12 months from when you last entered Great Britain (GB) – https://www.gov.uk/driving-nongb-licence/y/a-visitor-to-great-britain/any-other-country (Opens in new tab)
NB. From other countries. (If you’ve got a bus or lorry licence you can only drive buses or lorries that are registered outside Great Britain if you’ve actually driven the vehicle into Great Britain yourself.)