Published date: 13 May 2022

Open opportunity - This means that the contract is currently active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to fulfil the contract.

Closing: 10 June 2022, 4pm

Contract summary


  • Technical services - 71356000

Location of contract

North East, North West, Yorkshire and the Humber, East Midlands, West Midlands, East of England, London, South East, South West, Scotland, Wales

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

13 May 2022

Closing date

10 June 2022

Closing time


Contract start date

20 July 2022

Contract end date

19 July 2025

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (above threshold)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

This procedure can be used for procurements above the relevant contract value threshold.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



DVSA requires vehicle testing and emissions investigations, to check that in-service vehicles comply with the relevant guidelines, regulations and emissions standards for their respective categories. For emissions, attention will be paid to the range of pollutants and any disparities observed under the different test conditions.

In addition to vehicles, many vehicle components will require testing as well, for example catalytic converters, tyres, glass, and lamps. These are often tested on special rigs, in specialist laboratories. The technical specification in Annex 1 lists the main automotive type approval requirements that are likely to require testing, inspection and analysis. In addition to the type approval testing and analysis requirements, DVSA may require services to provide testing or analysis on vehicle safety standards.

Suppliers must be able to demonstrate the below to join the framework and throughout the framework term:

ability to provide testing and results which meet approval standards.

capacity to deliver testing and results in a timely manner.

ability to store vehicles/components at the facility in a secure environment.

workshop facilities for the carrying out of modifications to vehicle and components.

staff's qualifications and competence to conduct the testing.

If you are interested in this framework opportunity, please follow the link below:

You can do this by clicking the grey click her to register! button on the link above and following the instructions.

Please note that you will require a DUNS number (Dun and Bradstreet) to register. If you do not know your number access the following link to find yours:, click on the D-U-N-S number section. If a DUNS number is not found there is guidance on how to acquire one in the same place.

Should you have any technical issue registering on the system please contact the Jaggaer Helpdesk in the first instance:

Phone: 0800 069 8630

More information


How to apply

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

About the buyer


Berkeley House, Croydon Street