Take your vehicle for inspection

To circulate on the road, the vehicles need to undergo periodic inspections. Use the online simulator to know when you must take your vehicle for inspection.

The periodic inspections are used to verify if the vehicles comply with the operation and safety conditions to circulate on the road. Their frequency depends on the type of vehicle.

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Simulate now
  • Click the 'Simulate now' button to check when to bring your car to inspection 

     

  • Free of charge

When can you Take your vehicle for inspection?

Where can you Take your vehicle for inspection?

What are the documents and requirements to Take your vehicle for inspection?

When you take your vehicle for inspection, bring the following documents with you:

  • the vehicle registration certificate or the carnet and property registry title
  • the file of the last inspection made.

What is the Price to Take your vehicle for inspection?

The inspection’s price depends on the vehicle’s category and type of inspection.

 

Mandatory periodic inspections

Light-duty vehicles

31.11 €

Mopeds

15.67 €

Tow trucks

31.11 €

Heavy-duty vehicles

46.56 €

Reinspection

7.80 €

Inspections to change the plate

77.65 €

Extraordinary inspections

108.61 €

Inspection file’s duplicate

2.93 €

How can you Take your vehicle for inspection?

  1. Consult the simulator of the Instituto da Mobilidade e dos Transportes, I.P. (Mobility and Transports Institute) to know when you should take your vehicle for inspection.

You shall have to indicate:

  • The vehicle’s class
  • The date of the vehicle’s first registration.
  1. Choose one of the inspection centres available.

To search for a centre, you shall have to indicate:

  • the vehicle’s category
  • the municipality where you are taking your vehicle for inspection.
  1. Contact the inspection centre to schedule the inspection.
  2. Take your vehicle for inspection, on the scheduled date, and bring the following documents with you:
  • the vehicle registration certificate or the carnet and property registry title
  • the file of the last inspection made.

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