Directorate of Road Traffic Services

VIO Check Point (VIO)

The Inspector General of Police was mandated to undertake the responsibilities of vehicle inspection as well as driver licensing and enforcement of the traffic rules regulations until 1958 constitution of Nigeria conferred the powers on Regional Government to promulgate their own traffic laws.

Directorate of Road Traffic Services

VIO Check Point (VIO)

The Inspector General of Police was mandated to undertake the responsibilities of vehicle inspection as well as driver licensing and enforcement of the traffic rules regulations until 1958 constitution of Nigeria conferred the powers on Regional Government to promulgate their own traffic laws.

Brief History

In Nigeria, motor vehicle administration dates back to the colonial days with the coming of roads that linked the ports, regional capitals and other places of economic activities

Online Service

Get started with Online Drivers Licence renewal, Vehicle registration renewal and Vehicle insurance. Complete application for licence in 5 mins or download application forms online.

Traffic Offenses & Penalties

Violation of traffic rules and fines associated with each. Offenses such as Improper Parking, Exceeding Speed Limit, Traffic Signs and Road Markings, Wrong Way Traffic etc.

Download Application Forms

Download your Driver’s Licence Applications Form, Vehicle Registration Form, Vehicle Color Change Application Form and Driving School Registration form

OUR CORE AREAS

Onsite Vehicle Inspection
Onsite Vehicle Inspection
Onsite Vehicle Inspection
Effective patrols on roads and highway to carryout routine checks and enforce compliance. Effective enforcement through vehicle impoundment and payment of fines will ensure compliance.
Road Worthiness Certification
Road Worthiness Certification
Road Worthiness Certification
To ensure that all vehicles are properly inspected and certified before registration or renewal of vehicle particulars.
Training of Officers
Training of Officers
Training of Officers
Training of Vehicle Inspection Officers by Saphira Dynamic Solutions Limited, a network of professionals with over 7 years of experience in ICT assembled to deliver world class knowledge-based service solutions to DRTS Officers. Office Productivity training that add value to the operations of officers using highly skilled, motivated workforce and hands-on approach.

Sunday Tips

USE YOUR INDICATORS FOR AT LEAST 30 METERS BEFORE COMMENCING TO TURN OR CHANGE LANES, TO TELL OTHER ROAD USERS WHAT YOU WILL DO. WHEN CHECKING YOUR VEHICLE, THE POWER CHECK IS THE EASIEST TO REMEMBER. THIS STANDS FOR PETROL, OILS, WATER, ELECTRIC, AND RUBBERS. EVERYTHING UNDER EACH HEADING SHOULD BE VISUALLY CHECKED AT LEAST ONCE PER WEEK

Officers on Duty

OFFICERS ON DUTY

Effective roles of the VIOs in Authentic Motor Vehicle Road Worthiness Certification cannot be detached from effective performance of MVA functions. These can be summarized as below:

1. Ensuring that all vehicles are properly inspected and certified before registration or renewal of vehicle particulars…

MEET OUR MANAGEMENT TEAM

  • DCM Danjuma Aliyu Garba
    DCM Danjuma Aliyu Garba Director
  • Aminu Iro
    Aminu Iro Deputy Director
  • Ibe Prospect C.
    Ibe Prospect C. Deputy Director, Admin
  • Dele Yaro
    Dele Yaro
  • Abdulkadir Abubakar Koguna
    Abdulkadir Abubakar Koguna Head Drivers Testing and Training
  • Dogo A. W. Bodinga
    Dogo A. W. Bodinga Assistant Director Operations
  • Nwodo Patricia Ifeoma
    Nwodo Patricia Ifeoma Head Account
  • Hassan Abubakar Danmaradun
    Hassan Abubakar Danmaradun Deputy Director, Commercial