Travel Guidelines

Please remember to apply for an International Permit at least 28 days before leaving the country.

International Permit Ref: R8.2
Competition and/or Training or Officiating outside Great Britain.

Members, groups of members or affiliated clubs wishing to compete, officiate, coach or train in countries outside Great Britain must apply for permission to do so by completing an International Permit and Clearance Form.

  • Key members of staff should have attended a Team Manager Training course before taking any club members away and all team staff are required to have a valid PVG in place. 
  • To book on a Team Manager course, click /events-calendar/learning-development.aspx 

Please download the International Permit and type in the content. Handwritten forms will be rejected.

If you need additional help with competing overseas for your athletes or team staff travelling and cannot find the answer in downloads section, call the office on 01786 466520 or email