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Change an HGV plated details or notify alterations

Tell DVSA about notifiable alterations or apply for a change of plated details of an HGV or trailer of over 3.5 tonnes.

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Change a heavy goods vehicle (HGV) plated details or notify alterations

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Details

Use this form to:

  • tell the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) about any notifiable alterations to your HGV
  • apply for a change of plated details of an HGV or trailer with a gross plated weight of over 3.5 tonnes
  • apply for a design weight certificate

Send the form online

  1. Download and fill in the form.

  2. Save the form on your computer.

  3. Send the form to the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) using the service to apply for a vehicle test or certificate for a lorry or trailer.

  4. Pay the application fee by credit or debit card (DVSA will tell you how to do this after you’ve applied), or using a pre-funded account.

Send the form by post

You can also send the application by post.

Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency
HGV Team / Trailer Team (as appropriate)
The Ellipse
Padley Road
Swansea
SA1 8AN

Your application can be delayed if you do not fill in the form correctly.

Published 23 April 2013
Last updated 21 February 2019 + show all updates
  1. Updated with the latest version of the form.

  2. Published an application form with updated contact details.

  3. Updated with the latest version of the application form.

  4. First published.