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Intellectual Property

This relates to creations of the mind: inventions (patents), literary works, symbols, names and images used in commerce.

The names, images and logos identifying the Agency are proprietary marks of the Agency. Copying or use of the DVTA logo and/or any other third party logos accessed via the Agency's website is not permitted without prior approval from the Agency or relevant copyright owner in accordance with the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988.


© Crown Copyright 2011

You may use and re-use the information featured on this website (not including logos) free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government Licence

We encourage users to establish hypertext links to this website.

Any enquiries regarding the use and re-use of this information resource should be sent to




Copying or use of the Agency's logo and/or other third party logos accessed via this website is not permitted without prior approval from the copyright owner. Requests for permission to use the Department's logo should be directed to the

Communications Officer
Department for Regional Development
4th Floor
Clarence Court
10-18 Adelaide Street

Tel: 028 9054 1055
Fax: 028 9054 0378



To us at :- We do not object to you linking directly to the information that is hosted on our site and, therefore, you do not need to ask our permission to do so. However, we would prefer it if our pages were not to be loaded into frames on your site. The Agency's web pages should load into the user's entire window.

From this website:- The links provided on this site are for your information and should not be taken as an endorsement of any kind. The Agency accepts no responsibility in respect of your access to such websites or any material found on them . The Agency cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over the availability of linked pages.


Virus Protection

We make every effort to check and test material at all stages of production. It is always wise for you to run an anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the Internet. We cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from this website.


Privacy Statement

The Data Protection Act 1998 imposes a legal duty on the Agency to protect any personal information we collect from, or about, you. If you are a user with general public and anonymous access, the Department's website does not store or capture personal information, but merely logs the user's IP address which is automatically recognised by the web server.

The system will record your e-mail address and other information if volunteered to us by you. This shall be treated as proprietary and confidential. If you send us an e-mail or letter asking us for information that belongs to another department we may forward your request to that department for action and advise you that we have done so. We may also disclose, unless specifically advised not to do so, personal data to our consultants, agents and representatives when carrying out consultancy work on our behalf, in which case you will be advised that we are doing so, otherwise, we do not pass on any personal information you have given us to any other site. Information provided to us may be used for internal review and to notify you about updates to the website.

Our site provides links to other websites and as this statement only applies to our website you should always read the privacy statement/policy of any site you access that collects personal information.

Page Tagging
We use JavaScript to aggregate and analyse customer usage patterns on all websites that are part of the DVTANI domain. This provides us with data on usability and behaviour. We use this information to make changes to the layout of the website and to the information in it. This does not collect any personal or identifiable information about users.



The Agency's website, and material relating to government information, products and services (or third party information, products and services), are provided 'as is' without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy. We do not warrant that the functions contained in the material contained in this site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that make it available are free of viruses or represent the full functionality, accuracy, reliability of the materials. In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from use or loss of use of, data, or profits, arising out of or in connection with the use of the Driver Vehicle Testing Agency's website.

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Northern Ireland. Any dispute arising under these Terms and Conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Northern Ireland.