vehicle inspections

Frequently Asked Questions

Please click on the desired topic below, to find answers to the most frequently asked questions. You can also get in touch with the details on our contact page.

Do I need to make an appointment or booking with Bensam prior to my visit for inspection?

No booking is required. All you need to do is just drive in for a hassle-free inspection and be guided by our professional staff who will make your inspection trip a pleasant one.

What are some of the visible checks I can do to get my vehicle ready for inspection?

Functioning of all signal & warning lights, Check tyres for baldness & side bulging, Check function of horns, wiper & washer, Check level of brake oil. Please click here to see the stages of our inspection process.

How much does it cost for my vehicle to be inspected? How do I pay?

Please see the current DVLA prices on our services page. Our Payment mode is CASH. We will soon be accepting electronic payments.

How long do I have to wait for my vehicle to finish the complete inspection process?

The duration of our inspection process is approximately 15 minutes for Saloon and SUV vehicles and up to 25 minutes for Heavy duty trucks.

What other services does Bensam Inspection Centre provide?

Vehicle inspection for road worthy, Motor Vehicle Inspection Course, Car Evaluation and Valuation Services, Vehicle Insurance, Accident Claims Surveying, Third Party Claim, VITAS Inspections, Accident Vehicle Assessment, Investigation and Reconstruction.

What is Bensam Car Evaluation?

Bensam’s Car Evaluation is a comprehensive mechanical and operational inspection using the latest computerized diagnostic equipment. The process consists of a 120-point check which includes the following;

Chassis frame damage due to accident, Engine running condition, Line Inspection for all wheel alignment check and brake test, Bodywork/paintwork/Structural Corrosion, Interior/Upholstery, Electrical System, Oil Leakage, Road Tax. A grading report will be provided based on the condition of the vehicle after the certification.

What documents or equipment must I bring along with me for my vehicle road worthy renewal?

Road worthy Renewal Certificate/(VRC) Vehicle Registration Certificate, Warning Triangle, Fire Extinguisher, Customs Documents/Papers, Spare Tyre, Jacks/Wheel Spanner, First Aid Kit for commercial vehicles.

Drive into one of our centers for an inspection today

We follow strict DVLA criteria to determine if your vehicle is roadworthy