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Apply for Individual Vehicle Approval (IVA): cars

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

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IVA application form: passenger cars

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IVA 1C guidance notes

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

This form is used to apply for IVA for passenger cars with no more than 8 seats in addition to the drivers.

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 1C guidance notes.

Published 5 June 2013
Last updated 1 August 2017 + show all updates
  1. Updated form and guidance notes for Individual Vehicle Approval (IVA) for passenger cars.
  2. Updated form and guidance notes for Individual Vehicle Approval (IVA) for passenger cars.
  3. Updated form and guidance notes for Individual Vehicle Approval (IVA) for passenger cars.
  4. Updated form and guidance notes.
  5. Updated application form and guidance notes for applying for Individual Vehicle Approval (IVA) for passenger cars.
  6. A new interactive version of the form has now been published.
  7. First published.