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Welcome to VCA

VCA is the designated UK Vehicle Type Approval authority and with more than 30 years experience supports industry by providing internationally recognised testing and certification for vehicles, their systems and components.



Vehicle Type Approval

Car Type Approval

Type Approval, ECWVTA for all vehicle types and their individual systems & components. More...




All legislative information services including More...


Fuel Consumption and CO2


Information on New Car Fuel Consumption and CO2 information services, and VCA's Point Of Sale (POS) system. More...


UK Enforcement & Research

Enforcement & Research

Enforcement on advertising; Accountability for Regulator Impact (ARI) scheme More...


Vehicle Importing

Vehicle Importing (Mutual Recognition Scheme)

Vehicle Importing (Mutual Recognition) More...


Other Certification Activities

Other Certification Activities

Importing a vehicle under the Mutual Recognition scheme, VSO, NRMM, Civil Traffic Enforcement More...


Dangerous Goods

Packaging of Dangerous Goods

Packaging of Dangerous Goods More...



Current vacancies in VCA

Current vacancies, guidance and details of the graduate engineering scheme More...


VCA logo change effective from 31st March 2017

VCA new logo from 1 April 2017

page describing why VCA has a new logo with questions and answers More...