European Approved Towing Device Statement

To declare that there is a European approved towing device installed in order to support the vehicle’s towing device acceptance for (re-)registration and/or roadworthiness approval purposes in the EU

Available for:

All vehicles of which the towing device from origin has been developed/approved according EU/ECE standards and being installed on vehicles manufactured for the European market that are covered by a Whole Vehicle Type Approval (WVTA) or Small Series Type Approval (SSTA)

Region to be applied:

All EU countries

Document delivery time

2 – 4 weeks


Please click here for an example of the European Approved Towing Device Statement.

Required deliverables to be provided by applicant:

  • 17-digit Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
  • Copy of existing vehicle registration documents
  • Copy of vehicle owner’s ID card (e.g. copy of passport or driver’s license)
  • Company’s VAT number (If ordered by a company with a registered VAT number in the EU)
  • Shipping and billing address
  • Phone number of shipping address
  • Photo’s of the installed towing device showing clearly the component’s ID/approval markings and/or labels
  • Country for which the Statement is required (i.e. country of registration)

Important notes before ordering the document:

  • European Approved Towing Device Statements are only available for vehicles which are type approved according a European Whole Vehicle Type Approval (WVTA).
  • Before ordering a European Approved Towing Device Statement, please verify if the vehicle is covered by a European Whole Vehicle Type Approval (WVTA). WVTA vehicles are recognizable by the European Whole Vehicle Type Approval Number mentioned on the manufacturer’s plate/label.
  • Please find more “COC Information” regarding European Whole Vehicle Type Approved models in order to determine if a European Approved Towing Device Statement is orderable.
€ 135
excl. VAT
European Approved Towing Device Statement
Deliverables can be uploaded by applicant during the on-line ordering process or uploaded at a later stage (after the order has been completed). You will have to log in to your account, choose the relevant order and upload the required documents. Please ensure that all scans and/or pictures are showing visible and readable information. In case the dropdown menu below has not been filled in yet, we kindly ask you to fill it in with the correct vehicle data to add the document to your cart.