Authorised Examiners B Issue Date March 2019 22 AEs must allow the inspection of their testing arrangements, equipment, facilities, records checking of their Tester's competence and reexamination of recently tested vehicles by DVSA staff at anytime during normal working hours or that the VTS is open. AEs should always ask to seethe official warrant that DVSA enforcement staff carry. If you have doubts about anyone asking to see official documents, refuse access and call the DVSA Customer Service Centre. B5 Testing Responsibilities Test Appointments. 1. Appointments made for vehicles without a current MOT certificate (which could not be legally driven to and from the testing station without an appointment) must be recorded in writing the record must include the vehicle's registration mark, the date and time of the appointment and the name of the person making it. The record must be kept for at least 3 months after the date of the appointment. Dormant Sites 2. AEs will be expected to staff and maintain their VTSs as operational concerns. Where no tests have been conducted at a site fora consecutive period of 3 months AEDMs would be expected to contact DVSA detailing the reasons and any corrective action being taken. When no tests have been conducted fora consecutive period of 12 months DVSA will consider this as notification of the AE’s wish to voluntarily surrender approval of the site. DVSA will write to the AE confirming the cessation of the site. This will be considered to be anon disciplinary cessation and AEs may reapply at anytime.