Roadworthiness of a vehicle is attested by a roadworthiness certificate and a sticker attached to the lower right corner of the windshield. For motorcycles or trailers, the sticker is attached to a separate transparent plastic base.
|Categories or types of Vehicles||First mandatory test||Subsequent tests|
|M1, O1, O2||Within two years of the date of first registration||Within two years then every year|
|Taxis||Within one year of the date of first registration||Every year then every six months after three years|
|M2, M3, driving-school vehicles||Within one year of the date of first registration||Within one year then every six months|
|N, O3, O4, ambulances||Within one year of the date of first registration||Every year|
|L3e, L4e, L5e, L7e||Within two years of the date of first registration||Every two years|
All mopeds (L1e, L2e, L6e) and vehicles of historical interest manufactured before 01/01/1945.
The Road Traffic Safety Directorate (CSDD) is the competent testing authority in Latvia. Roadworthiness certificates and proof of test stickers are issued by roadworthiness test stations under the supervision of the CSDD.
www.csdd.lv (Latvian and main parts in English)
As of 30/05/2017, the provisions of Directive 2014/45/EU on roadworthiness tests for motor vehicles and Directive 2014/47/EU on the technical roadside inspection of the roadworthiness of commercial vehicles come into force in the Latvian republic under regulation 295 on periodical technical inspection and roadside inspection of vehicles.