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Your Complete Guide to “FAHES”

By, 2017-01-05

 

WOQOD Vehicles Inspection “FAHES” is the only licensed organisation to conduct vehicle inspection in Qatar, including light vehicles, heavy vehicles and heavy equipments.

 

FAHES offers an inspection of vehicles in conformity with the approved standards of road traffic safety and pollution control.

 

How to Preparing Your Vehicle for FAHES test

 

Motorists who follow this guide are expected to have 70% fewer failures. To avoid failures in the inspection, motorists need to prepare their vehicle prior to the inspection.

 

It is recommend that you only use an experienced professional with the appropriate skills to carry out any preparation or repairs to your vehicle.

 

What to bring to the Inspection

 

  • Your vehicle.
  • Registration card/appropriate documents (Istimara)
  • Appropriate fee, only card payments accepted.

 

Note: If the vehicle has an under test plate the person who has received the number plate under his name or under his sponsorship can register the vehicle for inspection with the valid under test license plate issued receipt.

 

Tick These Boxes Before Inspection

 

  • Remove all valuable items and insecure loads from the vehicle.
  • Clean off excessive dirt, dont go to inspection with dirty vehicle.
  • Accelerators must be in a safe working condition to pass the inspection
  • Make sure you have a permission for any additions or modifications to the vehicle
  • Amber Beacon Warning lights must be working for all Trucks & Trailers over 7,000kg GVW.
  • Batteries must be safe and securely mounted to pass the inspection.
  • Excessive damage to bodywork can fail in inspection.
  • All brakes must be safe and meet the minimum legal efficiency requirements.
  • Excessive damage to chassis parts can fail the inspection.
  • Doors must be in a safe working condition to pass the inspection
  • Door handles must be functioning, complete and in good working condition to pass the inspection
  • Drive shafts must be in a safe working condition to pass the inspection
  • Electrical wires must be safe, mounted and insulated to pass the inspection
  • Exhaust emissions must meet the minimum legal requirement
  • Fire extinguishers must be suitable, accessible, mounted and in good safe condition to pass the inspection.
  • Fuel caps must be safe, sealed and secure to pass the inspection
  • Fuel systems must be safe with no leaks or improper repairs to pass the inspection
  • Headlights must be in safe working condition and not 'dazzle' on coming road users on dip beam
  • Hoods must be safe, they should open and close securely to pass the inspection
  • Horns must be in good working condition to pass the inspection
  • Number plate must be readable, complete and in good condition to pass the legal inspection
  • Mirrors must be effective and in a good safe working condition to pass the inspection
  • No oil leaks that drip excessively are allowed to pass the inspection
  • Excessive damaged to paintwork can fail the inspection (changes of paint colour require TRAFFIC DEPARTMENT approval before painting)
  • All front seat belts must be accessible and in a good safe working condition to pass the inspection
  • Spare Tires are not required or checked for condition but these must be securely mounted where fitted
  • Suspension must be in a good safe working condition without excessive damage to pass the inspection (modifications may require TRAFFIC DEPARTMENT approval before fitting)
  • Any additional tinting will require TRAFFIC DEPARTMENT approval before fitting
  • Tires must all be safe, correct size, construction type without excessive wear or damage to pass the inspection
  • Transmissions must be safe, working and not dripping oil to pass the inspection
  • Front wipers must clear the water effectively to pass the inspection

 

Locations of FAHIS in Qatar

 

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