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Latest news & updates
19 October 2016
The new technical bulletin Used imported vehicles from Japan – disconnected airbags at WoF inspection comes into effect on Wednesday 19 October 2016 to address in-service inspections of vehicles subject to the worldwide Takata airbag recall. Includes link to pamphlet for customers.
9 August 2016
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2 August 2016
Missing seatbelt trim covers | Issuing a CoF without a CoL or TSL | Axle shock absorbers with shock straps | Amended wording on Notification of chassis rating letter | Draft VDAM rule released and open for submissions | Reminders of recent information releases
24 March 2016
Safety alert: Starting an automatic vehicle with no gear selection indicators | Reminder: WoF label stocks | 1 March 2016 VIRM amendment corrections | What to do when there’s two trailers | WoF site applications and updates
11 March 2016
Important corrections regarding seatbelts in motorhomes ...
1 March 2016
The 1 March 2016 amendment is now live. Check out the changes ...
1 November 2015
This amendment is now live. Click the headline to read more.
8 July 2015
New issue out now. Child restraints | Fading reflectors | Fake LVV plates | Charging for rechecks | Electronic stability control VIRM amendment
1 July 2015
These changes are now live and affects VIRM:In-service certification (WoF and CoF), VIRM: Entry certification and VIRM: Entry (new light vehicles). Read more…
10 June 2015
A reminder about WoF re-inspection fees. Click to read more…
1 November 2014
This amendment is now live. Click for details...
31 October 2014
The application forms are now live and can be completed online. Read more…
Vehicle certification administration fees - information now available (applies to all certification types)25 September 2014
Read on to find out more about the fees and how they will be applied.
22 September 2014
This issue has a focus on tow coupling and bolt in tow-eye security.
12 September 2014
We have developed an information pack for WoF inspecting organisations about how the CoF changes resulting from the Vehicle Licensing Reform will affect them.
1 July 2014
This amendment is available for preview now and covers the introduction of the three-year WoFs for new vehicles and variable CoF frequencies. There are also a number of minor technical changes affecting both WoF and CoF.
30 May 2014
As advised in a previous news item, we are now able to provide more detailed information about how to become a CoF inspecting organisation and/or CoF inspector. Some new requirements will also affect ‘WoF only’ inspecting organisations and inspectors in the future. Read on to find out more.
2 May 2014
Due to a delay in implementing the new certification fees, the go-live dates for the new CoF service delivery model have been revised. Find out more about the new dates, the new WoF/CoF site requirements and other important information.
27 April 2014
Both the In-service and Entry certification VIRMs have amendments that are live as of Monday 28 April 2014. Read more to find out the details.
15 April 2014
This amendment is available for preview now and covers a small number of general technical changes affecting both WoF and CoF.