VCA Publication Scheme

This page was last updated on 21st February 2020

Who we are and what we do

For a general overview about what we do, please visit our ‘About Us‘ page.

Other information available from this page include:

  • Information Charter
  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)
  • Sustainability Operations Policy
  • Plan / Travel Plan

Recruitment and Careers Information

For Press Enquiries, visit our Media Area

FOI/EIR Disclosure log is available here

Contact Information –

find UK details here, or for worldwide information, please use our Contact page.

What we spend and how we spend it.

Annual Report – Download the report free of charge, or order a hard-copy  from The Stationery Office

Business Plan Download our Business Plan free of charge

What our priorities are and how we are doing.

Annual Report – Download the latest version free of charge, or order a hard-copy  from The Stationery Office

How we make decisions.

EC, UNECE and UK National legislation available from VCA (there is a charge for many of our documents). See our Legislation Section for information on VISTALegStat and our Information Notices.

Fuel Consumption data and booklets – available to download, or order hard copies free of charge from VCA car fuel data

Lists and Registers

Current job vacancies are shown on our vacancies page

Dangerous Goods – Packaging Approvals database

The services we offer

Vehicle Type Approval – testing, certification consultancy and training

Vehicle Type Approval legislation – VISTALegStat and Information Notices

Fuel Consumption and CO2  – Data collection and dissemination, Point Of Sale Software

Enforcement and Research activities include:

  • Non-Road Mobile Machinery
  • In-Service Exhaust Emissions
  • Enforcement on Advertising
  • End-Of-life Vehicles Regulations

Dangerous Goods Packaging  – records, advice, consultancy and training

Further Information

Further information relating to Freedom of Information can be found on the website:

Additional information relevant to the Department for Transport’s activities can be found on the Department for Transport’s Publication Scheme page

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