Roadworthiness Testing


A roadworthiness certificate can be obtained from any private or public vehicle testing station.

The roadworthiness test checks the following aspects of the vehicle:

  • identification and documentation
  • electrical systems
  • fittings and equipment (including mirrors, safety belts etc)
  • braking system
  • wheels (including tyre condition)
  • suspension and undercarriage
  • steering
  • engine
  • exhaust system
  • transmission and drive, instruments
  • vehicle dimensions

The full roadworthiness test sheet is available in the Government Gazette of 23 November 2005 (no 28227).


For more information contact:

Charlton Majiedt
Tel: 021 483 2073
Twitter: @WCGovTPW

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Government Body: (Department of Transport and Public Works, Western Cape Government)
The content on this page was last updated on 22 September 2017