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VCA publication Scheme


Who we are and what we do

Our About VCA Page gives an overview of the Agency and includes:

  • Our Annual Report - download the latest version from our About VCA page , or order a hard-copy from The Stationery Office quoting reference HC931 (2007/08) (page opens in a new browser window).

Other information available from this page:

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

Recruitment Information Page

  • Links to the Civil Service Job Site

Press releases are available in our Media Area

FOI/EIR Disclosure log is available here 

Contact Information -

find UK details here, or for worldwide information, please use our World Map.


What we spend and how we spend it.

Annual Report - Download the report free of charge (page opens in a new browser window), or order a hard-copy  from The Stationery Office

Business Plan Download our Business Plan free of charge (page opens in a new browser window).


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 VISTA, LegStat and our Information Notices.

Fuel Consumption data and booklets - available to download, or order hard copies free of charge from here (link opens in a new window).


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 - VISTA, LegStat and Information Notices

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

Enforcement and Research Activities:

  • 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: (page opens in a new browser window).

Additional information relevant to the Department for Transport's activities can be found on the Department for Transport's Publication Scheme page (page opens in a new browser window).

Enquiries about our scheme:, or complete our Feedback form.


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