To ensure that the Road Worthiness of vehicles in Lagos State is assessed properly, the Lagos State Vehicle Inspection Service (VIS) commenced the operations of computerized vehicle inspection centres on August 1, 2017. To ensure that the vehicles are inspected properly, all commercial vehicle owners in the state are required to bring their documents with them to the centres.

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In Lagos State, there are now 10 computerized vehicle inspection centres. These facilities are available to both private individuals and commercial establishments.

Centres Address
Ojodu Test CentreVIS Testing Ground, Ogunnusi Road Berger.
PWD Test CentreWorks Yard, Old Secretariat, Ikeja
Gbagada Test CentreNCIE Gbagada (Beside Flour Mills)
Agric-Isawo Test CentreBeside Rehabilitation Vocational Centre, Oremeji Taylor Close, Off Isawo/Owutu Road, Ikorodu West.
Odogunyan Test CentreVIO Testing Ground, Olopomeji, Odogunyan Ikorodu.
Ayobo Test CentreVIS Office, Falola Street, Majiyagbe Layout, Church Busstop, Ipaja.
Oko-Oba Test CentreVIS Testing Ground, No1, Palm View Estate, Suco Bus stop, Opposite RRS Command, Oko-Oba, Agege.
Oko-Afo Test CentreLASTMA Bus stop Oko AFO, Lagos Badagry Express way.
Badagry Test CentrePWD Yard, Hospital Road, Badagry Town, Badagry.
Epe Test CenterVIS Work’s Yard, After T-Junction, Opposite Epe Resort & Spa, Epe Itokin Expressway Way, Epe.
Ibeju Lekki centreBehind Ibeju-Lekki, LG Secretariat, Igango Olopa, Lekki-Epe expressway.
YABA centreNo. 8 Edmond Crescent Jibowu, Yaba.
Cele centreItire-Ikate LCDA office Annex, Cele Bus Stop.
Oko-Afo centre[VIS Office] LASTMA Bus Stop, Badagry expressway, Oko-Afo.

It is also important to note that LACVIS currently works with some of the major government agencies such as the Nigerian Police, Road Traffic Union, FRSC, VIO and others.

This is also the reason why their services are more recommended apart from the important “Road Worthiness Certificate” which they also issue to motorists. If you are curious to know what it feels like to have LACVIS inspect your vehicle.

Car Inspection CHECKLIST

Here is a comprehensive car inspection checklist that you can use as a reference:


  • Body condition (dents, rust, cracks, etc.)
  • Paint condition (fading, chipping, mismatched color)
  • Tire condition (wear, tread depth, pressure)
  • Wheel condition (scratches, cracks, bent)
  • Glass condition (cracks, chips, scratches)
  • Headlights and taillights (functionality, cracks)
  • Windshield wipers (functionality, wear)


  • Seats (rips, stains, adjustability)
  • Carpet and floor mats (stains, wear)
  • Dashboard (cracks, fading, warning lights)
  • Steering wheel and column (loose, worn)
  • Windows (functionality, cracks, chips)
  • Air conditioning/heater (functionality, air flow)
  • Radio/infotainment system (functionality, sound quality)

Under the hood:

  • Engine (leaks, unusual noises, warning lights)
  • Battery (cracks, corrosion)
  • Belts and hoses (cracks, wear, leaks)
  • Radiator (leaks, coolant level)
  • Brake fluid (level, color)
  • Power steering fluid (level, color)
  • Engine oil (level, color, smell)

Suspension and braking system:

  • Shocks and struts (leaks, wear)
  • Brakes (wear, grinding noises)
  • Rotors and drums (wear, scoring)
  • Steering (loose, unusual noises)
  • Tires (uneven wear, alignment)

It’s also important to take the car for a test drive to assess how it handles and to check for any unusual noises or vibrations.

Note: This list is not exhaustive and may not include every item that you should inspect, but it can serve as a good starting point. It’s always recommended to consult a professional mechanic if you are unsure about the condition of your car.

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