Periodic Technical Inspection of Vehicles
The periodical technical inspection reform of motor vehicles in Georgia entered into the second stage – vehicles owned by the state agencies and the legal entities are subject to the mandatory technical inspection from 1 July.
The technical inspection of motor vehicles began on January 1, 2018 and is still being gradually implemented. All the vehicles registered in Georgia are due to pass the technical inspection in accordance with the following schedule:
Hotline - 1484, which serves people interested in the matters related to the periodic technical inspection of motor vehicles, is in full service of customers.
Motor vehicles will be subjected to the periodic technical inspection according to their category and date of registration (month and date). For example: if the motor vehicle is of an M1 (lightweight) category with engine capacity of 3000cm3 or more and the date of issuance of its registration certificate is 28/11/2013, the technical inspection must be carried out until November 28, 2018 (after the expiry of this period, the motor vehicle shall be subjected to the penalty by administrative procedure).
In case of re-registration of motor vehicles (which are covered by the schedule), periodic technical inspection is obligatory to be carried out within 30 calendar days from the moment of such registration.
Periodic technical inspection shall not apply to
Technical inspection periodicity
Vehicles of different categories will be subject to Periodic Technical Inspection according to the following principle:
Documents to be submitted for inspection of motor vehicles
• Vehicle registration certificate;
• Document confirming payment of service fees.
Details to be Inspected:
Inspection of Gas-powered Vehicles and Vehicles with Right-side Steering Wheel
The Inspection Center shall conduct the assessment of the conformity of the airbag installed on the vehicle in accordance with the Government of Georgia Ordinance #80 on Approval of Technical Regulations on Establishment of Airbag Equipment, Its Comparative Evaluation with Technical Requirements and Safe Operation from January 15, 2014.
Vehicles with right-side steering wheel shall usually go through periodic technical inspection but those vehicles that will make first registration in Georgia after January 1, 2018, cannot pass periodic technical inspection in case of additional changes in the steering control system.
At the same time, the motor vehicles that have undergone first technical inspection from January 1, 2018 and the position of the steering wheel has been accordingly documented in the inspection report, shall not be able to pass further periodic technical inspection if the steering wheel is transferred again.
Penalty for Driving and Exploitation of Vehicle without Passing Inspection
• Physical person - 50 GEL;
• Legal entity - 200 GEL.
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