in this article, I will be showing you how to check the Validity of your vehicle papers in Nigeria. It is important you know how to verify your car papers by yourself in order to know if they are genuine, and also to ascertain their respective expiry dates. The information contained on this page will be useful to all vehicle owners, and officers of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) who are always on Nigerian toads to check the Validity of the vehicle papers of commuters.
The vehicle papers that I will be showing you the steps on how to verify their validity are your vehicle license, roadworthiness, and car insurance. Before I proceed, let me give you an in-depth knowledge of what each of the vehicle papers is all about.
A vehicle license is a document issued by a motor registration authority of a country in respect of a particular vehicle. A license is essential for a vehicle to be legally permitted to be used or kept on a public road in the jurisdiction. Normally, a vehicle license is valid for one year and an annual license fee is payable before a new one is issued.
A vehicle license paper document should be kept in the vehicle at all times or in the form of an adhesive sticker to be affixed or displayed on the windshield of the vehicle or on the registration plate.
How to Check Vehicle License Status Online
in order to verify your check your vehicle license status online, just follow the steps below
- Visit the vehicle license registration portal of the Lagos State Government via this link
- Once you arrive at the portal page, enter your vehicle plate number and click on search.
- If your vehicle license is still valid, it will display information such as the amount paid for the license, and the date it will expire.
Roadworthiness is a document that certifies a vehicle for meeting all requirements of the road traffic regulation of a country. It is also issued by the FRSC.
How to Check Road Worthiness Online
To check the roadworthiness of your vehicle online in Nigeria, just follow the steps below.
- Dial *554*38#
- Follow the steps shown to you by each prompt by entering the required information. Note that this step attracts a little fee that will be charged by your mobile operator.
Third-Party Motor Insurance is one of the compulsory insurance policies in Nigeria. The policy takes care of the damage caused by the insured to the Third Party’s property or vehicle, also the Third Party’s medical expenses (if any) in the event of an accident, when the policyholder is at fault.
How to Check Vehicle Insurance Status
To check the validity of your vehicle insurance, follow the steps below.
- Dial *565*11#
- Follow the prompt by entering the required details.
Checking the validity of your vehicle papers is really important because it can make you ascertain if the document issued to you is fake or genuine. The good part is that it can be done online or via USSD code. Once you have read this article to this point, you must have learned how to check the validity of your vehicle papers in Nigeria.