Owning a vehicle and driving in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia requires you to issue and renew your FAHAS or motor vehicle periodic inspection certificate mandatorily. This document is needed for driving any vehicle around along with selling or changing the ownership of the said vehicle. In this Article, I will explain the complete procedure for FAHAS in Saudi Arabia.
Knowing how the validity of FAHAS is only for one year, it is important that you renew the certificate yearly. To help you learn about how to do that, we have compiled this article and enlisted down the procedure for FAHAS in the simplest way possible. Therefore, continue reading on to find out how to get your FAHAS made and renewed!
Requirements for FAHAS
Before we begin telling you the procedure for performing FAHAS in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Let us discuss the documents needed for this process. You must have your vehicle registration or original Istimara with you along with your Iqama while visiting any MVPI centre.
Additionally, the recent article 26 of Traffic Rules states that new vehicles of private brands should get their FAHAS done after three years since its registration date. Before this period, you are free to drive without the periodic inspection certificate.
How to Perform FAHAS in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia?
Through the below method you can easily pass fahas or MVPI test in Saudi Arabia.
- Start by looking up the nearest motor vehicle periodic inspection centres from your place. Visit them on any day except Friday. Must visit between the time 7 am till 4:15 pm during weekdays and 7 am to 2:15pm on Saturdays.
- Once reached, visit the cash counter there along with your documents and fees SAR 1000 for the car inspection certificate. As soon as your documents are verified and the payment is made, move towards the inspection shed area.
- Here, you will have to hand over the slip given by the cashier. and get out of your vehicle and walk towards the pedestrian crossing.
- The inspector will take your vehicle through four inspection points and give you a document confirming whether it passed each test or not.
This process will take barely ten minutes and you will be asked to come back again after two weeks in case there is something majorly wrong with the vehicle.
Whereas, if there are only some minor faults present in your car, you can get them solved by visiting the numerous mechanics sitting outside the MVPI centre for your ease. Finally, come back and perform the FAHAS again to get an approved result and certificate.
And that is all you need to do to perform FAHAS of your vehicle in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia. We hope that you get done with this procedure with utmost ease. With the help of our guide and are able to drive freely in your vehicle on the roads!