PSV standards and checks

Public Service Vehicle certificate of initial fitness (COIF) and accessibility requirements.

Services

  1. Specialist tests for coaches and buses

    Additional tests for passenger vehicles - Low Emissions Certificate and seat belt installation tests

  2. Tell DVSA about an alteration to a public service vehicle (PSV)

    Provide a notification of alterations if you've made changes to the specification of a public service vehicle (PSV).

  3. Apply for a public service vehicle (PSV) accessibility certificate

    Book an accessibility certificate test for a public service vehicle (PSV) if you do not have one from when it was originally approved.

  4. Replace a public service vehicle (PSV) test or fitness certificate

    Apply to replace a lost or damaged public service vehicle (PSV) annual test or fitness certificate.

  5. Apply for a PSV certificate of initial fitness (COIF)

    Apply for a certificate of initial fitness (COIF) for public service vehicles (PSVs) with more than 8 passenger seats which transport people for profit.

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Keeping commercial vehicles safe to drive (roadworthy)
  2. How vehicle defects are categorised
  3. Public service vehicle (PSV) inspection manual
  4. Public service vehicle (PSV): driver's daily walkaround check
  5. DVSA email alerts
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News and communications

  1. Roads update: 23 November 2018
  2. Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA): consultation on powers to stop commercial vehicles
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Research and statistics

  1. Vehicle enforcement data for Great Britain
  2. Commercial vehicle fleet compliance checks, 2015 to 2016
  3. Commercial vehicle fleet compliance checks, 2014 to 2015
  4. Commercial vehicle fleet compliance checks, 2013 to 2014
  5. Commercial vehicle fleet compliance checks, 2012 to 2013
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. VOSA bus monitoring exercises (F0002937)
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