Registering your vehicle in Spain, the ITV test

When registering a vehicle in Spain, you need to pass an ITV test. An ITV test (inspección técnica de vehículos)  is the technical inspection that verifies the vehicle qualifies to be driving on the Spanish highway. Where you need to go to pass the inspection The DGT provide a list of every authorised vehicle inspection…

Tips for passing an ITV test in Spain

Check out our YouTube Video about passing an ITV inspection in Spain Here Chris Goodacre gives you an overview of what is checked on your vehicle at in ITV inspection in Spain, in the video we explain a few of the basics: Keep an eye on the panel for your reg number, make sure you don’t…

Tyres and passing the ITV: Upsticks top tips on all things tyres

Tyres are one of the most scrutinized aspects of the ITV inspection. Here are Upsticks top tips on what the technicians are looking for and how to avoid a fail. General condition of tyres AND rims, visual check The first thing on the list is a visual check of the tyres and the rims. A…