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Apply for Individual Vehicle Approval (IVA): lorries or goods vehicles

Apply for Individual Vehicle Approval (IVA) if you’re making or importing a single lorry or a very small number of lorries or goods vehicles.

Documents

IVA application form: lorries or goods vehicles (over 3,500kg)

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IVA 1H guidance notes

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Details

To apply for lorries and goods vehicles with a gross vehicle weight of over 3,500kg to be approved, fill in the form and send it to the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency with the right fee.

Your application may be delayed if you haven’t read and understood the guidance notes.

Send the form online

Send the form and pay the fee using the service to apply for Individual Vehicle Approval.

Published 15 April 2013
Last updated 15 December 2017 + show all updates
  1. The form and guidance notes for Individual Vehicle Approval (IVA) for lorries or goods vehicles have been updated due to changes to the Road Vehicles (Plating and Testing) Regulations 1988 which came into force on 1 October 2017.
  2. Updated form and guidance notes for Individual Vehicle Approval (IVA) for lorries or goods vehicles.
  3. Updated form and guidance notes.
  4. Updated application form and guidance notes.
  5. Updated application form and guidance notes.
  6. A new version of the form has now been published which includes details of payment options.
  7. Version 7.3 of the form has now been published.
  8. First published.