You must have a VPC if your vehicle falls under any of the following categories:
a) goods vehicle with maximum laden weight (MLW) exceeding 5,000kg;
b) bus with seating capacity exceeding 15 passengers;
c) trailer with MLW exceeding 5,000kg; or
d) mobile crane/ recovery vehicle with unladen weight (ULW) exceeding 2,500kg.
The VPC pre-requisite will be printed on the road tax renewal notice under "Messages for your attention". Please note that the VPC must cover the full road tax validity period.