Frequently Asked Questions

Things you need to know about ROAD WORTHINESS.

What is Road Worthiness?

A Certificate of Roadworthiness (also known as a 'roadworthy' or 'RWC') shows that your vehicle's safe enough to be used on public roads. A roadworthy is required whenever a vehicle's sold, if it's being re-registered, and to clear some defect notices.
All private and commercial vehicle owners are to visit any of the nearest VIO office within Delta State for their vehicle inspection and certification.

How do i know validation date?

Look at your Road Worthiness Certificate to find Issue date and Expiry date or Certificate status at the top left corner. Alternatively, you may also check online at the homepage of this portal by re-printing your certificate.
A roadworthy test determines whether a vehicle is safe to drive or not. A vehicle that passes will be awarded a Certificate of Roadworthiness (CoR)..


The test may be a road test, visual test or with computer. ... Inspection for road worthiness certificate is carried out and validity tag affixed to certificated vehicle.

How do i aquire it?

All vehicle owners are strongly advised to visit the nearest Vehicle Inspection Office (VIO) or the State Board of Internal Revenue for certification. All applicants must be tested and certified competent by a testing officer before a certificate is issued..

The Mandate

All motor vehicles used on the road shall be examined to determine that they conform to the prescribed requirements relating to the construction and use of the vehicle, its accessories and other equipment.

How to check your Certificate

Simply logon to insert you vehicle registration number and engine number then click reprint .