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Establishment and Operation of Private Technical Control Centre for Vehicles


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In order to establish and operate a Private Technical Control Centres for Vehicles in the Republic of Cyprus, one needs to obtain the licence for the operation of Private Technical Control Centres for Vehicles by the Department of Road Transport, of the Ministry of Transport Communications and Works.

Every vehicle is subject to periodic roadworthiness test that is undertaken by, according to the type of the vehicle, a public technical control centres for vehicles or private technical control centres for vehicles.

The Private Technical Control Centres for Vehicles (IKTEO) are technical units established by a natural or legal person with sole purpose to periodically perform roadworthiness tests to motor vehicles and trailers.

Hide details for Eligibility Criteria:Eligibility Criteria:

Every natural or legal person is eligible to obtain the licence for the operation of private technical control centres for vehicles, provided that the Department of Road Transport is satisfied that the following criteria are met:

  • availability of independent and autonomous premises for the establishment and operation of the private technical control centre for vehicles;
  • the town planning permit, the building permit and any other relevant permit related to the premises and/or equipment has been obtained;
  • possession of electronic data processing system compatible to that of the Department of Road Transport;
  • installation of control lines and the required equipment (see related documents);
  • adequate and suitable recruitment of human resources;
  • control Accredited Body based on CYS EN ISO IEC 17020 standard or possession of control system recorded within a control manual, that describes the system’s structure as per the quality and covers the general requirements for quality, as well as the special quality procedures, related to all actions to be undertaken for the vehicles’ control.

Hide details for Application procedureApplication procedure

The application for licence of the operation of the Private Technical Control Centres for Vehicles can be submitted either through the PSC Cyprus or by contacting directly the competent authority:

Department of Road Transport
Vasileos Pavlou 27,
2412, Egkomi, Nicosia, Cyprus
Tel.: +357 22807008/002
Fax : +357 22354030
Email: pxenophontos@rtd.mcw.gov.cy, rvenezis@rtd.mcw.gov.cy
Website: http://www.mcw.gov.cy/rtd

The application should be accompanied by the following documents:
  • copy of diploma of the personnel and evidence of relevant experience in automotive engineering, certificate of success to the special examinations of the person in charge of the technical control;
  • copy of architectural plans of the premises;
  • copy of list of equipment and equipment’s arrangement within the premises;
  • copy of building permission;
  • copy of town planning permission;
  • copy of Certificate of Factory Registration from the Department of Labour Inspection;
  • copy of Certificate of Incorporation, Certificate of Shareholders, Certificate of Directors and Secretary (in case of legal person);
  • copy of Certificate of Accreditation as a Control Body based on the standards CYS EN ISO IEC 17020 or evidence that the requirements set out in eligibility criteria section are met;
  • Certificate of Registration to the Registry of Technical Control Line Managers for Vehicles;
  • application fee of €170,86 (payable either by cash, cheque, visa card, or bank transfer).

On site inspections are carried out in order to ensure that all the prerequisites, mentioned under “eligibility criteria” section are met

The applicant is informed regarding the authorisation decision within one month from the date that the application form and supporting documents were duly submitted. Upon approval, the applicant needs to pay to the Department of Road Transport the licence fee of €854,30 (payable either by cash, cheque or bank transfer).

The licence is valid infinitely and does not need to be renewed.


Hide details for Obligations and SupervisionObligations and Supervision

Licensed Private Technical Control Centres for Vehicles are obliged to comply with the provisions of the Motor Vehicles (Technical Control and Technical Control Centres) Law of 2007, as periodically amended, and specifically, among others, with the following:
  • the licence should be posted in a conspicuous place along with a directory with the names of each Technical Control Line Managers for Vehicles employed within the Private Technical Control Centre for Vehicles;
  • informs the Department of Road Transport regarding each Technical Control Line Managers for Vehicles that has been recruited, fired or has left the private technical control centre;
  • the technical control for vehicles is performed by the Technical Control Line Managers for Vehicles according to the terms and conditions listed on the certificate of registration.

The Department of Road Transport supervises the operation of the Licensed Private Technical Control Centres for Vehicles in order to ensure compliance with the provisions of the relevant Laws, Regulations and the terms of the licence.


Hide details for Other AssociationsOther Associations

Cyprus Federation of Professional
Craftsmen and Shopkeepers (POVEK)
15 Bouboulinas Street, 1060 Nicosia, Cyprus
Tel.: +357 22753862, 99617340
Fax : +357 22753849
Email: povekcy@cytanet.com.cy
Website: http://www.povek.com


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Department of Road Transport
Motor Vehicles (Technical Control and Technical Control Centres) Law
Performing Technical Inspection on Vehicles
Business Setup procedures
Planning Permission and Development
Building Permission
Certificate of Factory Registration by the Department of Labour Inspection
Application for issuance of Certificates of Companies by the Registrar of Companies
Cyprus Organisation for Standardisation

Related Documents

Download the Acrobat fileRequired equipment for IKTEO.GR.pdf
Download the Acrobat fileRegistry of Private Technical Control Centres for Vehicles.pdf
Download the Acrobat fileApplication for licence of the operation of the Private Technical Control Centres for Vehicles.Gr.pdf



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