To renew an existing card

All existing card holders are emailed a renewal pack when their card is around 8 weeks from expiry. To renew your card you just follow the steps below:

  1. Pass the relevant Health, Safety and Environment test. You can book a test online, or through the booking hotline on 0344 994 4488 (lines are open Monday-Friday 8:00 – 18:00). You will need to have to hand:
  • your full name, address, date of birth and National Insurance number
  • details of which test you would like to book. Always quote the test code from the table here. The test costs £19.50. 

      2. Renew your card on line here







There is more information on the SKILLcard pages at


To replace a lost or stolen card 

Complete and return this form.   The fee is £40.00 + VAT


To update an existing card

If you would like to update your card with a newly completed qualification or course, you will need to send us a copy of your certificate by email or post. We will update your SKILLcard electronically at no cost. The new information will then be added to the information held by the card's chip when it is next read.

If you wish to replace your SKILLcard and have the updated qualification or course appear in writing on the back of your card, you will need to complete an upgrade/update application form (download one here), then return it to us with the appropriate fee.


Queries or to speak to the card scheme administration team

Tel: 01768 860406


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