Apply for partial Motorcycle Single Vehicle Approval (MSVA)

Apply for a partial Motorcycle Single Vehicle Approval (MSVA) inspection if you've had to modify your vehicle so it's equipped for use in Great Britain.


Application for a partial MSVA

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Use this form to apply for a partial MSVA inspection.

If your vehicle is not equipped for use in Great Britain, you must modify it and then apply for partial MSVA before you can use it on the road.

Send the form online

  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 vehicle approval.

  4. Pay the application fee by credit or debit card (DVSA will tell you how to do this after you’ve applied), or by cheque or using a pre-funded account.

Send the form by post

You can also send the application by post.

Vehicle Approval Section
The Ellipse
Padley Road

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

Published 26 April 2012
Last updated 19 November 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated with the latest version of the form.
  2. A new version of the 'Partial Motorcycle Single Vehicle Approval (MSVA) application form (PMSVA 1)' has been published.
  3. Updated 'Partial motorcycle single vehicle approval application form.
  4. Updated 'Partial motorcycle single vehicle approval application form (PMSVA-1)'.
  5. First published.