Vehicle preparation for a technical/emissions check
1. Documents required for a vehicle check
- Part II of the original registration certificate (documents issued after 01/06/2010)
- If your vehicle documents were issued between 01/03/2005 and 01/06/2010, you need the original registration certificate (paper document in A4 format).
- If your documents were issued before 01/03/2005, you need the original vehicle registration book.
If your registration certificate has been confiscated, you need to present a certificate of confiscation of the registration certificate issued by the Police Force, together with a copy of the relevant registration certificate or registration book; a report on the installation of gas equipment if it is an LPG or CNG-fuelled vehicle and the vehicle was not so equipped by the manufacturer.
- A document issued by the manufacturer or an agent of the manufacturer of the vehicle conversion according to Sec. 18 par. 16 (b) of Act no. 725/2004 Coll., as amended, and a copy of the approval of the major conversion of the vehicle, including any attachments according to Sec. 18 par. 16 (c) of the Act, in the case of a periodic emissions check carried out in connection with the recording of changes arising from a major conversion of the vehicle in part II of the registration certificate.
2. Mandatory equipment
- Warning triangle approved according to ECE Regulation 27
- Reflective clothing located within reach of the driver
- Spare wheel, hand-operated jack, spanner
- First aid kit (check expiry date)
3. Clean vehicle
- The vehicle must have a legible plate number, serial number (VIN), and manufacturer’s plate, and has to be washed and cleaned.
- The windows of the vehicle must be complete.
- The windscreen cannot have any cracks with a diameter greater than 20 mm.
- The windscreen and front side windows must be film-free.
- All vehicle lights must be functional.
- Manual or automatic light height adjustment must also be functional.
- Check the functionality of sound and light alarms.
- Minimum tread depth is 1.6 mm.
- Check if the tyres (and spare tyre) are in good order and free of damage.
- You normally cannot check the effectiveness and symmetry of brakes by yourself, but you can check the effectiveness of the parking (hand) brake when driving uphill.
- Check the brake fluid level.
9. Working fluids
- There cannot be any apparent leak of any working fluids (water, fuel, oil, brake fluid, washer fluid) on the vehicle.