So, as hard as building a car is, applying to get it on the road is so much more so. The paperwork feels like a bit of a lottery, and you find yourself guessing at a lot of it! Still, the DVSA are at the forefront of the 21st century and you can upload the docs, which means I get to post this picture!
I decided to try to take the approach of being a likable idiot, and pestered them with emails along the lines of “erm, hi, it’s me again. I know this is what was said at the last step, but could you advise me if there’s anything I should be doing, and how long it might take to get to the next stage…?”
All of which led to a flurry of emails the other day:
“Your application for IVA1C Basic Category A, S, C, W has successfully been
“Your application for IVA1C Basic Category A, S, C, W has been released for
“Your recent application has now been processed by DVSA Testing and Support Services (TaSS). If you have notified us of a preferred appointment time and date you will receive an appointment letter via email once the DVSA Testing Station has allocated your appointment…..”
Next step, get an “appointment”….