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To apply for vehicles of Category N2 & N3, an applicant must be part of NSAI’s AVBB scheme. This scheme looks at the production process in which a vehicle is being produced against legislative and manufacturer requirements.

National Vehicle Approval (NSSTA or IVA) applications for completed N2/N3 vehicles will only be accepted from Approved Vehicle Body Builder's (AVBB's).

Important Notice:

As of 1st January 2020, National Vehicle Approval (NSSTA or IVA) applicatons for vehicles of category M, N and O will only be accepted by an AVBB.

AVBB Guidance Document

For information regarding the AVBB scheme please refer to our AVBB Manual below:

How to become an AVBB

Please fill out this application form and return it to
NSAI will contact the applicant on receipt of completed application form accompanied with a current tax clearance certificate to schedule inspection

List of AVBB holders:

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Stephanie Flood
T: 01-8073879