Heavy goods vehicle (HGV) and trailer test fees

Fees for heavy goods vehicle (HGV) and trailer annual tests, retests, ADR, TIR and Low Emissions Certificate (LEC) tests, and voluntary tests and checks.



This guide lists the annual and specialist test fees for a HGV or a trailer at both the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency testing stations and authorised testing facilities.

Published 23 February 2012
Last updated 6 July 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated the fee for a keeper’s certificate for a trailer.
  2. Added the cost of a 'certificate of keeper' of a motor vehicle or trailer.
  3. Published HGV and trailer testing fees from 1 October 2014.
  4. 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.

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    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.