The Vehicle Road Worthiness Test (VRT) is a test designed to periodically examine some important safety and emissions aspects of your vehicle operation to see that they meet national and European Union legal requirements. VRT tests are carried out in VRT stations licensed by Transport Malta
The following are the items that are tested during a VRT test.
Frequency of test:
A. Not subject to test
B. One year from date of first registration and annually thereafter
C. Two years from date of first registration and biennially thereafter
D. Four years from date of first registration and biennially thereafter
Motor vehicles used for the carriage of passengers and with more than eight seats excluding the driver’s seat (M2 and M3 vehicles)
Motor vehicles used for the carriage of goods and having a maximum permissible mass exceeding 3.5 tonnes (N2 and N3 vehicles)
Trailers and semi-trailers
Chauffeur driven vehicles
M1vehicles licensed for hire or leasing
Motor vehicles having at least four wheels, normally used for the road carriage of goods and with a maximum permissible mass not exceeding 3.5 tonnes (N1 vehicles)
Motor vehicles having at least four wheels, used for the carriage of passengers and with no more than eight seats excluding the driver’s seat, including Hearses (M1 vehicles)
Mopeds, Motorcycles, Motor Tricycles, Quadricicyles and Quad Bikes
To check your next VRT please click the following LINK
Link to VRT Stations
1. A used vehicles brought into Malta from another Member State shall be covered by a VRT certificate if the vehicle has already been subjected to its first roadworthiness test in accordance with Annex I of the Directive. The Authority, however, may for justified reasons require any such vehicle to be submitted for a roadworthiness test prior to registration.
2. A used vehicles imported from third countries shall undergo a roadworthiness test prior to registration if the vehicle has already been subjected to its first roadworthiness test in accordance with Annex I of the Directive.
As above according to category
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