Registration & Inspection Renewal

The Road Traffic Department facilitates the annual renewal of motor vehicles registration and inspection for licence disc that have expired or approaching expiration.

Process:

  1. Present the motor vehicle to your nearest Road Traffic Department in New Providence or the Family islands. The Administrator’s office will act on behalf of RTD in Bimini/Cat Cay, Harbor Island and Spanish Wells.
  2. Provide the Inspector at the location with all of your supporting documents.
  3. The Inspector will verify documents and perform the inspection on the vehicle. If vehicle fails the inspection the failure reason will be captured for RTD records.
  4. If the vehicle passes the inspection the owner will be given an Inspection Certificate of Fitness form to present to the Cashier.
  5. Upon payment of the the required fees by the owner, the Cashier will issue a renewed Vehicle License Disc.

Supporting Documents Required:

  • Proof of age Document (Passport, Voter’s Card or Birth Certificate). Only original documents will be accepted.
  • National Insurance Board (NIB) Smart Card
  • Valid Insurance Certificate or Cover Note
  • Driver’s Licence

Vehicle Registration and Insurance Due Date:

Vehicle Registration and Inspection expire on the last day of the vehicle owner’s birth month.

Related Fee(s):

Category Vehicle
Licence Fee
Inspection
Fee
A
(0-5000lbs)
$160 $35
B
(5001-15000lbs)
$560 $35
C
(over 15000lbs)
$710 $35

 

Contact Us:

For more information, you may contact the Road Traffic Department at the address below:

Vehicle Registration Unit:
Thomas A. Robinson Stadium
Eastern Entrance Section 4
P.O. Box N-1615
Nassau, The Bahamas

Agency Contact Info:
Road Traffic Department
Eastern Entrance Section 4
P O Box N-1615
Nassau, The Bahamas

Email: roadtraffic@bahamas.gov.bs

Tel.: (242)604-5402  |  (242)604-5428

Fax: (242)322-8910

Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm except on public holidays. These times are adjusted to 9am to 3pm on month end, which represents Government payday and five (5) working days after.