More of the same!

Since my last post I have been asked what is involved for a non-compliant trailer to get  certification via the IVA system ( Individual Vehicle Approval).


1)      Go to then to application for individual vehicle approval.

2)      Fill in the  12 page on line form with all the trailers relevant details including Vin number, which is normally provided by the manufacturer.

3)       Wait  around 2 weeks for your application to be assessed, if there are any mistakes  it will be rejected and you will have to start again.

4)      Once you have been  accepted, you are invited to pay the £70 test fee and book an appointment at a test centre (usually within 50 miles) the average waiting time  is 4 weeks.

5)       Then  take the  trailer to be examined by a  DVLA examiner, if it passes you will be presented with an  IAC ( Individual Approval Certificate), if not there is a chance you will have to start the                 whole process again!

6)       Once passed  you are now legal to use the trailer.

Is it a fun thing to do,  probably not!