Expression of interest – GB Technical Services

The Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA) is currently considering the appointment of EU or UK based Technical Services to carry out testing for the new GB Type Approval Scheme.

The GB type approval Regulations for which Technical Services are being considered are:

  • Whole Vehicle Type Approval (not including NSSTA or IVA) (2018/858)
  • Space for Mounting & Fixing Rear Registration Plates (1003/2010)
  • Towing Devices (1005/2010)
  • Windscreen Wiper and Washer Systems (1008/2010)
  • Wheel Guards (1009/2010)
  • Spray Suppression Systems (109/2011)
  • Masses and Dimensions (1230/2012)
  • Vehicle access and Manoeuvrability (130/2012)
  • Manufacturers Statutory Plate and VIN (19/2011)
  • eCall Systems (2015/758)
  • CO2 Emissions of Heavy-Duty Vehicles (2017/2400)
  • Advanced Emergency Braking Systems (347/2012)
  • Lane Departure Warning Systems (351/2012)
  • Installation of Tyres (458/2011)
  • Sound Level (540/2014)
  • Emissions (EURO VI) Heavy Duty Vehicles (595/2009)
  • Gear Shift Indicators (65/2012)
  • General Safety (661/2009)
  • Windscreen Defrosting and Demisting Systems (672/2010)
  • Emissions (Euro 6) Light Duty Vehicles (715/2007)
  • Pedestrian Protection (78/2009)
  • Hydrogen Systems (79/2009)

At this moment in time, we are trying to assess the potential level of interest European Technical Services have in becoming a VCA-designated Technical Service for the GB regulations listed. If you think that any Technical Services that you currently use may be interested, then please do pass this note on to them. Technical Services can register by filling in this form.

Many thanks for your assistance in this matter. If you have any questions, please do let us know by sending them to: