Candidates must contact an approved ADR training course provider and arrange to attend a basic ADR and/or tanker specialisation course before applying to sit the exam(s).
On completion of ADR training, the course provider will give attendees an exam application. The provider will complete the declaration of attendance section and confirm the candidate’s completion of the course.
ADR providers may complete this declaration on the CILT platform.
Candidates must sit the ADR basic exam within 12 months of completion of training.
Guidance for Candidate Photograph & Signature.
Exam Application form includes a Photograph and Signature that will used in the creation of your ADR license, please keep the follwoing guidance in mind when preparing your application.
What type of photograph is acceptable?
A colour photograph of the head and shoulders, not more than 6 months old, in sharp focus with the entire face visible.
The photos should show a close up of your face and the top of your shoulders so that your face takes up between 70% and 80% of the frame. It should be passport-standard and in portrait orientation (taller than it is wide)
Minimum size of photo: 35mm x 45mm
Maximum size of photo: 38mm x 50mm
Photos must be printed on photo-quality paper at a high resolution.
Photos must be in sharp focus and correctly exposed.
There should be no ink marks or creases.
Digital enhancements or changes are not acceptable.
Landscape orientation of photos will not be accepted.
Please ensure you have a neutral expression with your mouth closed and eyes open,
looking directly at the camera.
Please do not wear hats or anything that covers your face and be free of glare, tint or other obstructions from glasses etc.
Photographs must be taken against a plain and white background.
Photographs must not be damaged (staples or pins) or creased.
Please write your candidate number and date of birth on the back of your photograph.
What type of signature is acceptable?
The signature should be in black ink and wholly within the designated box.
Please note that due to the nature of the guilloche pattern on the ADR certificate the signature can appear faint when printed on the photo card if it is not in black ink. CILT will return any Forms to the candidates that do not meet the guidelines above.