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Roadworthiness test of the tractor or its trailer
Selected Organization: Valsts tehniskās uzraudzības aģentūra
Brief description:
The State technical inspection shall be carried out on the tractor-type or its trailer in order to control the technical condition of the tractor-type equipment or its trailer owned or held by a natural or legal person and compliance with the requirements for road safety and environmental protection. In the event of compliance with the specified requirements, a decision shall be taken on the use of the relevant tractor-type or its trailer in the manufacturing process and on road traffic for a period of 12 months. In the case of non-conformities identified, natural or legal persons shall be given 30 days to correct non-conformities and shall have the possibility of re-testing. For new propulsion machinery (up to 250 engine hours), the national technical inspection shall not be carried out, on the basis of documents annexed by the manufacturer, the authority shall take a decision on the use of the relevant tractor equipment or its trailer in the manufacturing process and on road traffic for a period of 24 months. As a result of a national roadworthiness test, a roadworthiness report is issued to a natural or legal person, a voucher regarding the conformity of the technical condition of the trailer with the specified requirements is issued, a sticker regarding technical conformity is pasted in the window, a permit to participate in road traffic is granted.
Any person
Natural or legal persons or persons authorised by them.
Within a maximum period of time but not exceeding one month
Process description
Other information
Redress options
Instructions for appealing the administrative acts and actual action issued by officials of the State Technical Supervisory Agency. Website, section “Legislative acts”, subsection “Appeal instructions for decisions”.
Decisions issue by Latvian national authorities can be challenged under the Administrative Procedure Law ( Foreign economic operators in addition can also benefit from using alternative dispute resolution mechanism (SOLVIT -
The service can be received in 26 territorial offices throughout Latvia.
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In order to participate in road traffic, including before the beginning of spring work, tractor-engineering and its trailers must be prepared and presented for annual roadworthiness testing.
Laws and regulations
Service references
Valsts tehniskās uzraudzības aģentūra
Contact details: E-pasts:
Tālr.: 67027149
Adrese: Republikas laukums 2, Rīga, LV-1010.
Information about service restored: 02.01.2023