The IVA test in the United Kingdom stands for – Individual Vehicle Approval. Its a test used for vehicles to ensure they comply with UK regulations.
If your vehicle is not being registered using something like a Certificate of Conformity and its under ten years old then the chances are you will need an IVA test to prove the vehicle is compliant in the UK.
For more information on whether or not your vehicle will require an IVA test don’t hesitate to get in touch for a quotation to import your car to the United Kingdom.
If you are thinking about purchasing a vehicle in Dubai it can be a fantastic deal. We have seen some incredible cars come through as private imports and even with the tax on top, they’re a good deal.
But it is worth noting that if the vehicle wasn’t made in the EU you will be looking at roughly 30% of the purchase price in tax. If it was a vehicle made in the EU then you will be looking at roughly 20%.
Cars depreciate massively in Dubai with each passing year due to the higher costs of driving there and the greater supply of cars than the demand.
So if you are considering on importing one don’t forget to equate in the tax you will have to pay to import it.
The only way to bring a car back tax free is as a transferring resident.
If you have modified a vehicle yourself and would like us to do an IVA test we can schedule you into our private IVA test lane if there is the availability to do so. If your vehicle fails the IVA test we can also perform the required modifications for your vehicle to pass.