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Renewing the car license is one of the most important priorities of concern to all car owners in all parts of the Kingdom, and in terms of priorities and facilitating all matters of car license renewal, the government in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, represented by the Ministry of Interior, specifically the Traffic Department, facilitated all services for Saudi citizens and even residents in all parts of the Kingdom. Throughout the Kingdom, perhaps the most important of these services that we will talk about is the renewal of their car registration form in order to save effort on the elders and the elderly and to reduce the burden on them.

The General Traffic Department is one of the public service departments that are linked administratively and financially with the Saudi Public Security Directorate.

The Traffic Department, in partnership with the Ministry of Interior, provides facilities to citizens and residents through electronic services that work to renew car licenses and personal licenses, and make traffic departments for special services only to extract licenses and services for the elderly and humanitarian cases that require aid and assistance from the traffic department offices.

Hence, the Saudi Ministry of Interior has dedicated a website to complete all the services related to the Traffic Department, such as renewing the license for the car, renewing the driver’s license, and Pay the driver’s license renewal fee and other such services.

The General Directorate of Traffic, through its account documented on the “Twitter” website, clarified the possibility of renewing “traffic licenses” online now, through the “Absher” platform, without requiring a periodic technical examination certificate, in order to facilitate the beneficiaries of traffic services, in order to close the examination stations, in line with With the preventive and precautionary measures taken by the Kingdom to limit the spread of the emerging coronavirus (COVID-19).

Traffic departments were limited to extracting some special services only for a few cases, such as the elderly, humanitarian cases, and other cases that require going in person to the traffic departments only.

How to renew a car registration

Through its official account on Twitter, the Saudi Traffic Department published: “To facilitate the beneficiaries of Saudi traffic services, you can now renew traffic licenses electronically via the Absher platform without requiring a periodic technical examination certificate, in order to close the inspection stations in line with preventive and precautionary measures.”

The steps that must be followed are for the person to perform a vehicle inspection, where a technical examination of cars is carried out with the aim of ensuring that the Traffic Department and the Saudi Ministry of Interior are keen to ensure the safety of the vehicles. Technical vehicles available in various parts of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Car registration renewal in Saudi Arabia is divided into three parts:

  • car checking.
  • Pay the application renewal fees.
  • Car insurance process.

We will explain through the following lines all three items after which the Saudi citizen and expatriate resident can simply renew the car registration for him.

Steps to renew an expired vehicle registration form in Saudi Traffic

The Ministry of Interior, represented by the Saudi Traffic, has set a number of conditions that must be met first in order to complete the procedures for renewing car forms through Absher electronically or through the Traffic Department. All traffic violations on the owner of the vehicle, and submitting a non-expired technical examination for the purpose of renewing the vehicle’s registration immediately, in addition to the necessity of having a valid vehicle insurance.

  • Carry out a periodic inspection of the car by going to the car periodic inspection centers.
  • Insurance of the vehicle to be renewed through insurance companies.
  • Payment of traffic fines.
  • After following the previous steps, you must visit the Absher system website.

car checking

In order for the car registration process to be renewed, it is necessary to ensure the safety of this car first. The aim is to ensure that there are no defects in the car, and this is a procedure in order to reduce the chances of accidents on the highways, in order to ensure the safety of citizens.

First, you must know that there are specific days on which you can do a car inspection and these days are as follows (Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday) and work starts from seven in the morning until four in the afternoon on Saturday, and the rest of the days the inspection is from seven in the morning two Noon.

The vehicle owner must first carry out a technical inspection of the vehicle through the available technical inspection sites spread throughout the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Inspecting the car is one of the most important things requested by the Traffic Department in the Kingdom, in order to ensure your safety and reduce the occurrence of accidents. For this reason, the Kingdom has carried out a project to inspect the technical car periodically, in addition to that there is a fee to be collected from you when examining the car, which is according to the type of car you own. You can find out about the nearest inspection places through the car inspection website of the Saudi Ministry of Interior.

Renewing driving licenses in the Kingdom without a periodic examination certificate

Through its official account on Twitter, the Saudi Traffic Department published: “To facilitate the beneficiaries of Saudi traffic services, you can now renew traffic licenses electronically via the Absher platform without requiring a periodic technical examination certificate, in order to close the inspection stations in line with preventive and precautionary measures.”

Periodic vehicle inspection

The Saudi Ministry of Interior, represented by the Saudi Traffic, imposed when renewing the vehicle’s registration form that the vehicle’s owner conduct a periodic inspection of the vehicle to verify the vehicle’s functioning to the fullest, and to ensure the validity of the vehicle used, whether from the driver’s side, the environment, and others. The periodic inspection of cars and the work schedule of the periodic inspection of cars and others.

Vehicle inspection:
* Within the framework of the General Directorate of Traffic’s keenness to achieve traffic safety and reduce accidents in order to preserve the knee passenger in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, it presented a project for the technical inspection of cars in the Kingdom, which is one of the major civilizational achievements.

* In order to renew the form electronically, the vehicle owner must do the technical inspection of the vehicle first through the available technical inspection sites spread throughout the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and to know the inspection places near you

* There are fees for the inspection process, determined according to each vehicle, that can be known before going to the inspection center by entering the following link: http://www.mvpi.com.sa/charges.aspx.
* The standard dates of the examination centers are: from Sunday to Thursday, starting from 7:00 am to 4:15 pm, on Saturday 7:00 am to 2:15 pm.

Pay the car license renewal fee

To pay the expenses for renewing your car license as a citizen or resident in the Kingdom, you pay these fees through the website of the bank you deal with, but there is another way to pay the expenses for renewing your car license, which is through the ATM of the bank you deal with, through some steps, which are :

1- You enter your bank card (Visa card).

2- You will see some options for the language, choose Arabic.

3- Another list will appear for you from which to choose government services.

4- Another list will appear for you, from which you will choose the word (Payment) and click on (Services of the Ministry of Interior).

5- You will put your ID number or the number on the license.

6- After that, a list will appear in front of you with all your data and the amount of expenses related to your car and how to pay it.

7- After paying the expenses, you will be issued a receipt for the value of the expenses that you have paid and the payment number.

Form renewal fee for private transfer

Within the framework of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s keenness to convert all paper transactions to electronic, it has made the process of renewing the car registration process electronically, in order to save time and effort, and to avoid congestion in front of traffic offices. When renewing the form, the car owner goes to the technical inspection sites located in the various regions of the Kingdom in order to conduct a technical inspection of the car first, for a fee set by the Traffic Department according to the type of each car.

Among the series of facilitation for citizens and residents inside the Kingdom is the fees procedures for renewing the car registration, as the Ministry of Interior has provided websites that facilitate the citizens to renew their governmental interests imposed on them by the Kingdom, such as renewing the residence and renewing the car registration also through these sites, which facilitates everyone and connects everyone to the Internet and its own sites.

To renew a small car form, the fees are estimated at 73 Saudi riyals, as for the costs of re-examination, they are estimated at 24 Saudi riyals.

The costs of renewing a registration form for a large car are estimated at about 205 Saudi riyals, as for the costs of re-examination of the car, they are estimated at 62 Saudi riyals.

Inquiry about car insurance

These are the last steps for renewing your car registration form, and the owner of the car must make insurance for the car he drives with private insurance companies, so you will pay its expenses, through the Absher website of the Ministry of Interior and the Saudi Traffic Department, and these are the steps after entering the Absher website .

  • A page will appear for you to show all the data in it.
  • A page will appear in front of you with all the data related to the car, such as the type of car and the color of the car, and a box will appear in it (renew car registration) at the end of the page that you click on.
  • A page will appear to you with everything related to the renewal of the car registration form, and there is an expiration date on it, and there is a sentence (the renewal of your car registration has been completed successfully)
  • You print this page from the nearest traffic center.

License renewal requirements

Absher service enables you to renew your motorcycle driving license or private driving license.

• You must first make sure that you have paid the fees for renewing the license, and you must also pay the traffic violations in advance.

• The holder of the license to be renewed must be alive, and it is stipulated that less than 6 months remain from the current license period.

• You should expect a fine of 100 riyals in the event that you do not visit any of the Traffic Department branches in order to obtain your new license within only one week of the license renewal date.

car inspection costs

  • The costs of renewing a small car form are estimated at 73 Saudi riyals, and the costs of re-examination of the car are estimated at 24 Saudi riyals.
  • The costs of renewing a large car form are estimated at 205 Saudi riyals, and as for the costs of re-examination of the car, they are estimated at 62 Saudi riyals.
  • The costs of renewing the registration form for a medium car are estimated at 141 Saudi riyals, and as for the costs of re-examination of the car, they are estimated at 42 Saudi riyals.
  • The costs of renewing a vehicle registration form are estimated at 96 Saudi riyals, and as for the costs of re-examination of the car, they are estimated at 29 Saudi riyals.
  • The costs of renewing the form of a heavy transport vehicle are estimated at 205 Saudi riyals, and as for the costs of re-examination of the vehicle, they are estimated at 62 Saudi riyals.
  • The costs of renewing the form of a medium transport vehicle are estimated at 141 Saudi riyals, and as for the costs of re-examination of the car, they are estimated at 42 Saudi riyals.
  • The costs of renewing a semi-trailer are estimated at 184 Saudi riyals, and as for the costs of re-examining the car, they are estimated at 55 Saudi riyals.

Driving license expiration fine

Al-Marar decided to set a fine for the delay in renewing the driver’s license, and the driver must pay it by virtue of the laws and regulations, after two months (60 days) from the expiry of the driving license, and the fine fees are calculated at 100 Saudi riyals for each year of delay in renewing the driver’s license.

A citizen in the Kingdom may be allowed to delay the renewal for a period of three years and pay a fine, while in the event of a delay for more than three years, his driving license may be lost and he will have to follow legal steps to issue a new driving license.

Inquiring about car insurance is one of the most important things about the car, as the car owner makes insurance for the car he drives with private insurance companies for that, and the car owner can Inquiry about car insurance by ID number Through the Absher website or through the Najm website, with easy and simple steps, and after completing all the previous items, there is nothing left to renew the car registration form, but after this you will have to know the steps Driving license renewal In Saudi Arabia.

The Saudi Traffic account, via the social networking site Twitter, clarified the truth of the rumors that were circulated during the last period regarding the renewal of the car’s registration form without the need for an examination.

And in response to the traffic account, to a question by one of the tweeters, he said, “I want to renew the car registration. Is vehicle inspection required? Currently,” the traffic responds, explaining that the fees and violations must be paid, a technical examination and insurance must be carried out, and then renewed through the vehicle owner’s account in the Absher portal.

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