Certify a vehicle is or has been carrying dangerous goods

Declare a vehicle is or has been carrying dangerous goods or hazardous substances before you take it for its annual test (MOT).


Dangerous goods vehicle certification form

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Fill in this form before a vehicle has its annual test (MOT) if it’s carrying or has been carrying dangerous goods.

If a dangerous goods vehicle is taken to the test uncleaned or not purged, or is laden with dangerous goods, DVSA will need to see evidence that the vehicle is accompanied by a person with an appropriate ADR driver’s licence.

Published 1 May 2013
Last updated 5 September 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated with the latest version of the declaration form.
  2. Updated to include latest version of form
  3. First published.
  1. Step 1 Check when your test is due and get reminders

  2. Step 2 Book the test

    1. Find your nearest test centre and book your test

    The cost will vary depending on where you take the test.

    1. Check the fees for heavy goods vehicles or trailers
    2. Check the fees for public service vehicles

    Fill in an application form before you book your test if it's the first time it's been tested and it's either:

  3. Step 3 Prepare your vehicle

  4. and Prepare the documents you need

  5. Step 4 Take your vehicle to the test

    1. Find out what happens at the test centre

    At the end of the test, you'll be told if your vehicle has passed or failed.