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Single vehicle approval test fees

The following table lists the current fees for all types of Single Vehicle Approval (SVA) tests.

For passenger vehicles (including motor caravans and ambulances)
Test type Fee during normal working hours Fee
outside normal working hours
Basic SVA test (or appeal test) 190.00 285.00
Basic SVA consultation advice after statutory test 51.70 (plus VAT) 51.70 (plus VAT)
*E Certificate 76.00 76.00

Enhanced single vehicle approval (ESVA)
Test type Fee during normal working hours Fee outside normal working hours
ESVA test with model report 240.00 335.00
ESVA test without model report 228.00 323.00
*E certificate and ESVA test with model report 127.00 152.00
*E certificate and ESVA test without model report 114.00 139.00
ESVA for new vehicle with EC type approval 38.00 38.00

SVA or ESVA
Test type Fee during normal working hours Fee outside normal working hours
Retest 38.00 57.00
Cancelled test application 64.00 64.00
Duplicate or replacement certificate 12.00 12.00

For goods vehicles
Test type Fee during normal working hours Fee outside normal working hours
Basic SVA test (or appeal test) 76.00 107.00
Basic SVA consultation advice after statutory test 51.70 (plus VAT) 51.70 (plus VAT)
*E Certificate 76.00 76.00

Enhanced single vehicle approval (ESVA)

Test type
Fee during normal working hours
Fee outside normal working hours
ESVA test with model report 127.00 158.00
ESVA test without model report 114.00 145.00
*E certificate and ESVA test with model report 127.00 152.00
*E certificate and ESVA test without model report 114.00 139.00
ESVA for new vehicle with EC type approval 38.00 38.00

SVA or ESVA
Test type Fee during normal working hours Fee outside normal working hours
Retest 19.00 26.00
Cancelled test application 64.00 64.00
Duplicate or replacement certificate 12.00 12.00

Motorcycle single vehicle approval

Test type Fee during normal working hours Fee outside normal working hours
Low power moped
(A moped with pedals, with an auxiliary propulsion not exceeding 1kw, and a maximum design speed not exceeding 25km/h [16mph])
50.00 72.00
Two wheeled vehicle (including motorcycle and sidecar) 78.00 100.00
Three or four wheeled vehicle 95.00 117.00
Retest 16.00 16.00
Duplicate or replacement certificate 11.00 11.00

Appeal fees and supplements
Appeals will incur the relevant full test fee on application. This will be refunded where the appeal is upheld. Supplements are charged for testing vehicles outside our normal working hours of Monday to Thursday from 8.00 am to 5.00 pm and Friday from 8.00 am to 4.30 pm.

Explanation of fee types
The basic test is the standard SVA test, where the enhanced elements do not apply.

An *E Certificate is the charge made for the issue and recording of a Ministers Approval Certificate using the evidence from an SVA examination carried out by the competent authority of another EU Member State.

An enhanced SVA test with model report covers the charge for the standard SVA test and checking the vehicle against the specifications contained in the model report.

An enhanced SVA test without a model report covers the charge for the standard SVA test and checking the vehicle against the documentary evidence supplied to demonstrate compliance with the ESVA elements of the test.

*E Certificate and ESVA test, with model report, is the charge made for the issue and recording of a Ministers Approval Certificate using the evidence from a standard SVA examination carried out by the competent authority of another EU Member State.

The enhanced element of the test being conducted by Vehicle & Operator Services Agency (VOSA) staff involving checking the vehicle against the specifications given in the model report.

E Certificate and ESVA test without model report is the charge made for the issue and recording of a Ministers Approval Certificate using the evidence from a standard SVA examination carried out by the competent authority of another EU Member State.

The enhanced element of the test being conducted by VOSA staff involving checking the vehicle against the documentary evidence supplied to demonstrate compliance with the ESVA elements of the test.

ESVA for new vehicle with EC Type Approval is the charge made for checking the markings on the vehicle for acceptability where there is no requirement to carry out the standard SVA test of the vehicle.





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