We all are well aware of the number of compliances and regulations one needs to follow when in UAE.
It is, for this reason, one of the safest and richest countries in the world. Although, before you live here or engage in your day-to-day activities, you must be aware of a few things.
Out of them, the road safety and vehicle testing requirement is one of the most important compliance you need to ensure.
Although there are many companies these days that offer their repair and service centers for testing the vehicle as well, in this article, we would be discussing Tasjeel.
Located in Dubai, it is one of the most popular testing centers and also the most equipped. Read more to find out about its timings, location, and procedure.
Tasjeel is a company that has come up because of Dubai Police and Emirates National Oil Company (also known as ENOC).
The most crucial reason for its existence is because of the regulation that in case your vehicle is older than 3 years, you have to conduct a test to determine its roadworthiness.
This test is mandatory across the UAE and has to be done at the designated and registered testing agencies.
Out of all these centers, Tasjeel is the most famous and reliable one. It is also considered best if your vehicle needs to undergo several tests as they offer almost all kinds of tests that may be required.
Apart from testing, they also engage in servicing or inspecting chassis, defense testing, testing for Dubai Municipality, and other fleet services.
The cost of testing here is usually around 170 AED. To avail more information about this testing company, you can visit their website and get in touch with them.
Once your test is completed, Tasjeel notifies you of the approval or rejection according to the road standards of Dubai.
You can get your vehicle repaired here in case it fails to pass the test, based on the advice and report prepared by an inspection officer.
Tasjeel Dubai Timings and Location
Tasjeel has now opened several branches, each of them being capable of testing in any category and also ensuring renewal and retesting.
The Barsha branch of Tasjeel is located in Al Quoz Industrial 3, Bur Traffic Building of Dubai at Sheikh Zayed Road. It functions from Saturday to Thursday and remains closed on other days.
The timings of this branch are from 8 AM to 11.30 PM on working days and 3 PM to 10 PM on Fridays.
The Qusais branch located at Beirut Street in the Industrial 5 area remains open from Saturday to Thursday between 7 AM and 11.30 PM while on Fridays it functions from 9 AM to 4 PM
If you are at the Aweer branch located in the Ras Al Khor area, you must note that it is closed on Saturday but functions from Sunday to Thursday between 7.30 AM to 9 PM while on Fridays it remains open between 3.30 PM to 9 PM.
At the Al Twar branch, the timings and opening days are almost the same as at the Aweer branch. While at the Warsan branch at Manama Street, it is between 8 AM to 10 PM on Sundays to Thursdays while 3.30 PM to 10 PM Fridays.
How Long is Tasjeel Test Valid for?
If you have a vehicle and have gotten a technical inspection test done for it, you must have received a certificate for the same.
From the issuing date, your technical inspection certificate would be valid for 30 days, roughly a month.
This duration is allotted to you to ensure the completion of the registration of your vehicle.
In case you applied for a renewal, then you need to renew your vehicle’s registration during this period without fail.
In case you miss out on either registration or renewal within this period, you would have to carry your vehicle for inspection again and redo the procedures.
When Should You Get Your Vehicle Tested?
The testing component of the vehicles, in all categories, has, to be fulfilled before the process of registration commences.
In case you own a private vehicle that is light in weight (category), you have a duration of 3 years before you would be required as per the law to retest it to consider its safety component.
If you own a commercial vehicle this time limit is only for a year or so. You would have to retest the safety and validity of your vehicle on road every year.
The same duration is prescribed for vehicles that are 3 years or older. In any case, if you fail the test, you would have 30 days to apply for a re-trial.
How Much Does Vehicle Testing Cost in Dubai?
If you are considering buying a vehicle or have to retest an existing vehicle, you would also need to plan according to the testing cost you would have to pay.
At Tasjeel, you can get your vehicle tested for renewal, import, and even export. They are a licensed and the most popular testing center in Dubai.
Usually, the testing cost varied from the category of the vehicle and the present condition according to which the resources are spent on it.
But, an average person can expect to pay around 170-200 AED per vehicle testing service cost at Tasjeel.
The retest cost is an additional 50-60 AED besides the original test cost that you need to pay whenever you appear for the retest within the next 30 days.
There are several branches across UAE, and you can visit the one that is nearest to you.
Thus, in this article, we discussed at length how Tasjeel was formed and what are the various things you can check out there.
Also, we learned about the process of testing your vehicle and the importance of this requirement in the UAE.
Later, we learned about the location and timings of Tasjeel and the pricing plans they offer. Though, it is best to get in touch with the center yourself to know the current prices.