|From 1 June 2023, we are:
Applying for a remote assessment
From 1 June 2023 we will no longer email customers with provisional dates for remote assessments.
When your application has been successfully processed, you’ll receive an email telling you that it has been released for inspection.
Once you have received this email, please contact us on 0300 200 1188 to book an appointment.
Our customer service team will confirm whether this is a remote assessment or an examination at one of our sites.
New categories of examination at Southampton (Northam)
From 1 June 2023, you can book tests at Southampton (Northam) for:
You can only book tests for light trailers (weighing up to 3,500kg) that have a body type that allows a full underside examination from above – for example a boat trailer.
Lorries or large goods vehicles
You can only book tests for lorries or large goods vehicles that:
You can only book basic IVA tests for passenger vehicles or light goods vehicles that are:
The vehicle must not be fitted with a limited slip differential and either be:
Southampton (Northam) cannot do IVA tests for vehicles weighing over 3,500kg.