Certification Agency ( VCA ) - Motor vehicles and components standards
Vehicle Certification Agency ( VCA )
Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA) is an Executive Agency of the
United Kingdom Department for Transport and the United Kingdom's
national approval authority for new road vehicles, agricultural
tractors and off-road vehicles. Their status allows close links
with the United Kingdom Government and European policy formulation
and enforcement of vehicle safety and environmental standards. They
bring the authority and back-up of Government, but with the freedom
to react to your changing needs.
main headquarters office is in Bristol, with an office and test
facilities on the MIRA site at Nuneaton and an office at the Millbrook
Proving Ground near Milton Keynes. Worldwide they have offices in
the US, Japan, Malaysia, China, India and Australia. They also have
agents in many other locations around the world, enabling them to
satisfy the needs of vehicle manufacturers - wherever they are based.
pride themselves in providing expert international test and certification
services for vehicles and vehicle parts. Their approval certificates
are recognised without question throughout the European Community
and the wider group of countries belonging to the European Economic
Area and the Geneva-based United Nations organisation (ECE).
a leading European approval and quality/environmental management
system certification body, VCA have long experience of dealing with
the complexities of vehicle approval and manufacture. Their staff
are specialists in their fields enabling them to offer a fully integrated
and flexible service, ready to meet their customers' needs.