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When to Inspect my Vehicle?

As it is scheduled by the authority of car periodic checkup which was approved by his royal highness the minister of interior, you can checkup your car at the stations at any time. And also the car must be checked as follows:

  1. According to the group of the car it is checked annually or every six months.
  2. At traffic procedures.
  3. At travel time.
  4. When it is sold or purchased
  5. When there is any defect in it.
  6. When you desire to check expected defect.
  7. You should check your car after any traffic accident.
  8. When you need to make intrinsic change on its machine, skeleton or color.
  9. Second hand car brought from abroad when owner want to give it Saudi Number Plate.
Inauguration of Wadi Al Dawaser Inspection Station
08 October 2017 07:19 AM

MVPI is pleased to welcoming their customers at the new MVPI inspection center in Wadi Al Dawaser. The new MVPI inspection center has started its operations and customer's services on 25/09/2017. For more info, please click

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Saudi National Day
21 September 2017 03:47 PM

MVPI Top Management is very pleased to announce its sincere congratulations to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and to His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense God Bless them and to the Saudi people on the occasion of the 87th National Day of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Asking God Almighty to preserve our country and to perpetuate the blessing of security and stability. On this occasion, MVPI announces that the national day holiday for all stations will be on Saturday 3/1/1439 H corresponding to 23/09/2017, and all stations will resume their services on Sunday 4/1/1439 H corresponding to 24/09/2017.

Hajj Mubarak
24 August 2017 05:02 PM

Eid Mubarak. Eid Al Adha holidays will start from Thursday 31/08/2017 to end of Monday 04/09/2017.

Inauguration of Jeddah 2
24 April 2017 08:48 AM

MVPI is pleased to welcoming their customers at the new MVPI inspection center in Jeddah which is located at Kilo 8 on the highway Makkah - Jeddah. The new MVPI inspection center consists of 10 inspection lanes in addition to the station admin building plus the Traffic section with a capacity of 300 vehicles parking. Many other facilities are available for the customers as well.


Inauguration of Riyadh 2 Station
24 April 2017 08:48 AM

MVPI is pleased to welcoming their customers at the new MVPI inspection center in Riyadh City which is located on Deerab road. The new MVPI inspection center consists of 10 inspection lanes in addition to the station admin building plus the Traffic section with a capacity of 300 vehicles parking. Many other facilities are available for the customers as well.


When to Inspect my Vehicle?
18 April 2017 08:33 AM

As it is scheduled by the authority of car periodic checkup which was approved by his royal highness the minister of interior, you can checkup your car at the stations at any time. And also the car must be checked as follows:

  1. According to the group of the car it is checked annually or every six months.
  2. At traffic procedures.
  3. At travel time.
  4. When it is sold or purchased
  5. When there is any defect in it.
  6. When you desire to check expected defect.
  7. You should check your car after any traffic accident.
  8. When you need to make intrinsic change on its machine, skeleton or color.
  9. Second hand car brought from abroad when owner want to give it Saudi Number Plate.

Absher Data
19 April 2017 09:28 AM

Dear Vehicle Owner, If your vehicle passes the test and its data is not available on Absher then please make sure that the vehicle data on Estimarah / Vehicle Document is matching with MVPI inspection report data especially the Chassis number, which can be validated from the vehicle itself. In case data in Estimarah is wrong against the vehicle data itself or MVPI inspection report, please visit any Traffic department to correct it and then you can call the concerned MVPI station asking them to resubmit your data to NIC. All MVPI stations info are available through the link : MVPI Locations

Goals of Motor Vehicles Periodic Inspection
20 February 2017 02:47 PM

1. To insure that the motorist is safely by assuring that his vehicle is safe for driving on the main roads.

2. To reduce the Pollution.

3. Economical view; by reducing the total number of accidents.

4. Avail a wide range of career opportunities kingdom wide.

Document required for conducting Vehicle test
17 April 2017 01:06 PM

Provide one of the following documents
1. The original Estimara (Registration Card).
2. Vehicle Information Print from Traffic office.
3. Attested Estimara photocopy ( from traffic department).
4. Original Customs card of imported vehicle or a stamped photocopy from the issuer.
5. Estimara photocopy stamped from car agency (for vehicles sold based on Lease purchase system)

Examination Period for Vehicle Inspection
19 April 2017 08:37 AM

The performed roster for the periodic technical inspection system for cars that relied from the royal highness prince the minister of interior the main conditions for the periodic technical inspection system for cars who determined the vehicle inspection as following :

The executive roster for the periodic technical inspection system for cars determined from the royal highness prince the minister of interior the periods for the periodic technical inspection system for cars as following :

  1. The periodic technical inspection system for private cars is performed annually after one year of the registration date for the first time.
  2. Transportation and taxi vehicles with all kinds, buses, trained and similar trained vehicles subject to annual periodic technical inspection system for cars after completing absolute one year of the first registration until the period of 3 years.
  3. Transportation and taxi vehicles with all kinds, buses, trained and similar trained vehicles subject to annual periodic technical inspection system for cars after three years of registration periodic technical inspection for every six months.
  4. The diplomatic councils vehicles according to their sorts subject to technical inspection as the roster states.
  5. Motor cycles with all kinds subdue to periodic technical inspection annually.
  6. All specialist buses for transporting pilgrims undergo to periodic technical inspection annually before pilgrimage season with appropriate period.

Types of vehicles subject to the Periodic Inspection
18 April 2017 07:32 AM

1. Private Vehicles
2. Taxis
3. Public transport vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers
4. Private transport vehicles
5. Buses
6. Diplomatic mission vehicles
7. Motorcycles

Importance of Motor Vehicles Periodic Inspection
17 April 2017 11:21 AM

Realizing the vitality of vehicle Maintenance, the government put protective procedures to secure vehicle maintenance and prevent traffic accidents. The Motor Vehicle Periodic Inspection aims to:

1. Improve quality of vehicle.

2. Minimize traffic.

3. Maximize vehicle's service.

4. Protect the environment.

5. Keep road users safe including drivers, passengers, and the pedestrians Discover problems before getting worse or           causing loss (Early troubleshooting.