Frequently Asked Questions

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We have 7 centres conveniently located island wide. Please look here for the locations of all centres.

Prior appointment is not needed.

All vehicles driven on Singapore roads are required by law to undergo a road worthiness inspection process to ensure that they are environmentally-friendly and do not become safety hazards to others on the roads.

Inspection process for petrol-driven vehicles: no longer than 15mins. Inspection process for diesel-driven vehicles: no longer than 20 mins, due to the additional Chassis Dynamometer Smoke Test.

The Chassis Dynamometer Smoke Test (CDST) is a mandatory test for all diesel-driven vehicles. Implemented island-wide since January 2007, it is designed to measure the exhaust emission standards of diesel-driven vehicles. For more details of the CDST, please look here.

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Yes. NTUC Union members get to redeem 3 LinkPoints for every $1 spent. Please note that this promotion only applies to private cars and motorcycles owned by members.

Please look here for the inspection schedule for all vehicle types.

You just have to drive your vehicle into the correct lane (pertaining to your vehicle type), and proceed to pay for the inspection at our cashier. Our inspector will take over your vehicle and drive it through the inspection lane. At the end of the inspection, you will be awarded the inspection certificate (subject to passing); otherwise you will have to return for a re-inspection. For details on the inspection process, please look here

No, you do not have to do so. We have trained and experienced inspectors to take over the vehicles before your vehicle enters the inspection lane. Also, the fact that our inspectors are more familiar with the inspection process and equipment facilitates for a faster inspection process and consequently less waiting time for our customers.

Besides the mandatory road worthiness inspection, all weekend or Off Peak cars are to undergo the number plate seal inspection every year.

You have to bring the inspection notice mailed out by LTA. If you have misplaced your notice, you can just inform our inspectors of your situation and we will carry out the necessary procedures to ensure your car is due for inspection.

* Notification is sent via the post to the registered owner of the vehicle when it is due for inspection

We provide related services like road tax renewal, motor and general insurance, evaluation of used cars, amongst others. Please look here for the comprehensive list of services.

We provide the Car Evaluation service to help used car buyers ascertain the external and internal condition of used cars they are interested in buying. We have different evaluation standards to cater to the various needs of our customers. For more details, please call 64502230.

Yes, please produce your valid and original insurance certificate, road tax renewal notice and valid inspection certificate (if required) at our road tax counters. Payment can be made via cash, NETS, cheque (payable to LTA) or DINERS card.

If your insurance agent has updated your insurance record to the LTA system, you don’t have to produce your original and valid insurance certificate. Otherwise, it is compulsory that you produce the original and valid insurance certificate. You can call 64502 225 to check the status of your insurance coverage by providing our cashier with your vehicle number.

You may proceed to have your IU checked at any VICOM inspection centre (open from 8am to 5pm, Mondays to Saturdays)

Every IU comes with a five-year warranty period starting from the date of purchase

VICOM conducts car maintenance workshops to educate the public on the importance of optimal vehicle maintenance. We also give talks to educate buyers of used cars on what they should look out for before making the purchase.