This video takes you, step-by-step, through the process of starting a vehicle type approval application in ROVER. We show you what you need to include before you can save your application for the first time. Once saved, you can go back later to complete the application and submit it for assessment.
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Narrator: Today, I'm going to show you how to start a vehicle type application. Once you've logged in, you arrive to your home screen.
[Image shows the cursor pointing to the 'Draft Applications' and 'Submitted Applications section on the homepage]
From your home screen you can see your draft applications, and submitted applications. On your homepage, there are a number of handy links.
[Image shows the cursor pointing to the 'Authority to act' button at the top of the screen]
If you're acting on behalf of an organisation, you can record and upload your authority via the 'Authority to act' button.
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Today I'm going to show you how to start a new application, so click the 'New Applications' tab. Now you can see a number of options of different types of applications you can start.
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Select 'Road vehicle type approvals'. You arrive at the 'Before you begin' page.
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Then click the 'arrow' to take you to the next page. On the applicant page, select whether you are applying for yourself, or on behalf of an organisation for which you have an authority to act.
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Also note that once you've completed a section, it appears here as a green tick. Review your details on the page and click the 'arrow'.
[Image shows the 'Vehicle type details' page appearing, and then the cursor populating the 'Vehicle category' section]
On the 'Vehicle type details' page, first enter your vehicle category.
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Then select whether this application is for a second stage of manufacture.
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If it is a second stage of manufacture, you'll need to choose whether you are using a vehicle type approval or an IPA approval number. In this case, we'll say IPA.
[Image shows the cursor populating the approval number, make and model sections on the web page]
You'll then need to enter the approval number, the make and model.
[Image shows the cursor populating the 'Second Stage Make' and 'Vehicle Model' fields on the web page]
You'll then be able to add the second stage make, and second stage model.
[Image shows the cursor populating the 'Variant' fields on the web page]
You'll need to add the variants of the vehicle, and you can add additional variants.
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Once this information is correct, select 'Yes' and click the 'Continue' button.
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It is important to note that once you press the 'Continue' button, you won't be able to change this information.
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Your application has now been created, and you'll see that you will now be brought back to the 'Before you begin' page.
[Image shows the cursor pointing to the application number on the top right]
Now you have an application number commencing with 'VTA'.
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You'll notice that there are now additional forms to be filled in on the left hand side. So that's how you start a vehicle type approval application in ROVER.
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For more information, please refer to the vehicle type approval page on the department's website.
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