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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.

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IVA application form: trailers

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IVA 1T guidance notes

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Use this form to apply for IVA and entry into service consent for trailers to make sure they meet safety and environmental standards.

  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. 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.
  3. A new version of the form has now been published which includes details on payment options.
  4. First published.