Vehicle Type Approval Number
VCA is the designated UK Approval Authority and Technical Service for type approval to all automotive European Community (EC) Directives and the equivalent United Nations Economic Community for Europe (ECE) Regulations. Type Approval is the confirmation that production samples of a design will meet specified performance standards. The specification of the product is recorded and only that specification is approved.
You can find your Vehicle Type Approval Number (TAN) on www.etis.ford.com. Simply search for your vehicles VIN or Registration and you can find the Type Approval Number along with many other details about your vehicle.