Special interest vehicle registration
Special interest is a scheme that allows you to register certain vehicles for limited use at a lower registration cost. Find out more.
Special interest is separated into three classes: A, B and C
To be registered under class A your vehicle must be:
To be registered under class B your vehicle must be:
To be registered under class C your vehicle must be:
Campervans cannot be registered under the special interest scheme.
Special interest allows you:
You must record all vehicle use within the logbook you were provided with when registering and carry the logbook in the vehicle at all times.
You must also:
Special interest vehicles pay lower registration by having:
1 b. If applying for class B or class C Special Interest Registration submit the application form and necessary supplementary information to Registration and Licensing Services. If compliant with Class B or C conditions an Approval In Principle will be issued.
If your application is approved, you will receive:
You are unable to transfer special Interest registration to a new owner.
If you are selling your vehicle you must:
The new owner will need to make a new application if they wish the vehicle to stay on the scheme.
More information on all aspects of the scheme can be found within the special interest handbook.