Roadworthiness Testing | Western Cape Government

Roadworthiness Testing


You can get a roadworthiness certificate from any private or public vehicle testing station.

The roadworthiness test checks the following parts of the car:

  • 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, and
  • 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 25 October 2018