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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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Guidance on filling in the IVA application form

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Details

Use this form to apply for IVA for buses or coaches.

  1. Download and fill in the application form.

  2. Save the application form on your computer.

  3. Send the application form to the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) using the service to apply for IVA.

  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.

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

Published 1 April 2014
Last updated 28 December 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated the form with the latest version.
  2. Updated the application form and guidance notes with the latest versions.
  3. Updated form and guidance notes for Individual Vehicle Approval (IVA) for buses and coaches.
  4. Updated form and guidance notes.
  5. A new version of the form has now been published which includes details of payment options.
  6. First published.