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Apply for Individual Vehicle Approval (IVA): trailers

Apply for Individual Vehicle Approval (IVA) if you’re making or importing a single trailer, or a very small number of trailers.

Documents

IVA application form: trailers

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IVA 1T 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 and entry into service consent for trailers.

All trailers 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 1T guidance notes.

Read the DVSA personal information charter to find out how DVSA collects, uses, stores and shares your personal data.

Published 1 April 2014
Last updated 15 December 2017 + show all updates
  1. The form and guidance notes for Individual Vehicle Approval (IVA) for trailers have been updated due to changes to the Road Vehicles (Plating and Testing) Regulations 1988 which came into force on 1 October 2017.
  2. A new version of the form has now been published which includes details on payment options.
  3. First published.