Provisional (temporary only)
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This card is for people working through probationary periods while employers assess their suitability for employment. You can only apply for a provisional card once.
Applicants must have passed the CITB Health, Safety and Environment test within the past two years.
This card lasts for six months and is not renewable. Before it expires Provisional card holders should achieve or be registered for a recognised construction related qualification and apply for the appropriate CSCS card for their job.
The quickest and most convenient way to apply for a CSCS card is via our online application service.
If you already have an account, please login and start your application today.
If you have not already done so, we recommend that you create an account by visiting Applying for cards and follow the steps on the screen.
- Overseas qualifications: Those with construction related qualifications awarded outside of the UK, not currently recognised by CSCS, should contact Ecctis to apply for an Industry Skills Statement.
- Occupations not covered by CSCS: Certain occupations are not covered by CSCS and are instead covered by members of the CSCS Alliance – the 38 card schemes that display the CSCS logo.