Vehicle Testing Stations


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APPLYING TO RUN A VEHICLE TESTING STATION


On July 23rd, 2018, the Ministry of Works and Transport amended Regulation 27 (1) of the Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic Regulations to allow commercial/Goods Vehicles with a Maximum Gross Weight of 3200kg and under, that are two (2) or more, from the date of manufacture, to be inspected, biennially, at approved private inspection stations throughout Trinidad and Tobago. See official Public Notice: Invitation to Apply for Vehicle Testing Stations.

REQUIREMENTS TO BE APPROVED AS A VEHICLE TESTING EXAMINER

 
Persons interested in becoming an approved Vehicle Testing Examiner must provide the following:
* A Police Certificate of Character
* Academic Certificates as an Auto Mechanic
* Authorised Class 1,2,3 & 4 endorsements on the Driver's Permit
* Documented work experience as a motor vehicle mechnic from an authorised garage (not less than 2 years)
* Official correspondence (Letter) from a garage requesting permission to become a vehicle testing station examiner
* Completed application form (This will be provided by the Licensing Office once requirements 1-6 have been approved.

Requirements to be approved as a Vehicle Testing Examiner

REQUIREMENTS TO BE MET BY AN APPLICANT IN ORDER TO BE APPROVED AS A VEHICLE TESTING STATION

 
Persons interested in having their business operate as an approved Vehicle Testing Station should provide the following:
* Completed application form (form will be provided by the Licensing Office)
* Certificate of Character to be produced by the prospective proprietor this will include (individual owner or sole trader or Director of a Company
* Final or outline approval from Town and Country Planning
* Drawings of sketch of premises
* Copy of National Identification Card (for Individuals)
* Copy of Certificate of Incorporation (where applicable)
* Liability Insurance to be submitted upon approval
* Original and copy of VAT registration to be submitted upon approval
* Original and copy of VAT registration to be submitted

Requirement to be met by an applicant to in order to be approved as a Vehicle Testing Station

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