It not just not just important registering new vehicles but it under must. New vehicle must be registered before going on the road. we notice some people try playing smart whereby they are not, they play little trick by just scrolling the plate number on their vehicle without having the certificate.
If you are thinking of doing this then definitely your reward is awaiting you, God help that you don’t spend more than 500k later. It under must to properly register a new vehicle before taking it to the road. Process of registering your car is easy and doesn’t take much time.
Register new vehicle in Nigeria: Step by step process guide
Visit State board of internal revenue/motors licensing authority (STBIR/MLA) to pick up vehicles registration form. Fill it carefully and submit it. There are other forms you will be required to fill as well at the office.
- Allocation of registration number of new vehicle.
- Auto vehicle license form
- Federal Road Safety form
- Tax Form
Others required documents are
- Proof of vehicle ownership
- Invoice of purchase
- Attestation from the company of purchase
- National identity card or Voters card
- Valid drivers license
- Prove of current residential Address
- Passport Photograph
If the vehicle is imported then an additional document is required, as shown below
- Custom papers
- Tax identity number
- Vehicle duty clarification
Some vehicles test drive and verification will be conducted before approving it for Nigeria roads.
Note: Vehicle registration fee is #50,000 Naira at the time of writing the post, this charges is paid direct to the bank account containing State board of internal revenue/motors licensing authority cooperate account details. After payment you will submit your deposit slip and collect the registration certificate.
you should be careful of not been convince paying direct to them at the office, or any one who claimed to be an agent. There are no agents to Nigeria vehicles registration. After collecting vehicle registration certificate, make sure to go back home with all your original certificate that you presented earlier.