Periodic vehicle inspection
The vehicle must be submitted for inspection in a private center authorized
by the State. Must be presented clean and preserved, with the certificate
of registration (vehicle identification) and the last inspection certificate
Observed deficiencies in inspections
Type 1: disability
that typically does not affect seriously the operation or safety of the
Type 2: disability which
seriously affects the functioning and safety of the vehicle, as well as
Type 3: very severe disability
which means stopping the vehicle.
Vehicles are disapproved if:
They have more than five failures of type 1.
They have one or more deficiencies of the Type 2 or 3.
The deficiency or deficiencies previously noted aren’t corrected,
except those relating to vehicle identification.
The vehicles with type 2 deficiencies in steering, suspension and braking
systems, cannot carry passengers or cargo until they are approved.
Vehicles with type 3 deficiencies may only travel to the repair place
and subsequent return to the center of inspection to confirm correction
Whenever the vehicle flunks inspection, it may, within 30 days, return
to the center of inspections to confirm correction of deficiencies.