Form

Apply for Individual Vehicle Approval (IVA): buses or coaches

Apply for Individual Vehicle Approval (IVA) if you’re making or importing a single bus or coach, or a very small number of buses or coaches.

Documents

IVA application form for buses or coaches

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IVA 1P guidance notes

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Details

Use the IVA application service to send your completed application form.

This form is used to apply for IVA for vehicles with more than 8 passenger seats - buses and coaches.

All these kinds of vehicles need to be approved to make sure they meet certain safety and environmental standards.

Your application may be delayed if you don’t read and understand the information in the IVA 1P guidance notes.

Published 1 April 2014
Last updated 20 April 2017 + show all updates
  1. Updated form and guidance notes for Individual Vehicle Approval (IVA) for buses and coaches.
  2. Updated form and guidance notes.
  3. A new version of the form has now been published which includes details of payment options.
  4. First published.