Am going to show you how to register and renew your vehicle license online using your phone or computer with the help of the new Nigerian Electronic Vehicle registration online system evrs.ng.
I can still remember those days that Nigerians hardly buy or pay for anything online but things have changed that 40% Nigerians now buy and pay for goods and services online without any fear of scam and registering/Renewing vehicle license online in Nigeria is a welcome development.
The Nigerian Federal Government created an online platform abbreviated as eVRS
which represent Electronic Vehicle Registration System
operated by Federal Republic of Nigeria Kano State Internal Revenue Service.
The new Electronic Vehicle Registration System was created to help Nigerians Register and Renew their Vehicle license online with ease.
eVRS was not only created for registering and renewal of vehicle license but to manage your license and other documents related to your vehicle in a modern way.
How to register or Renew you Vehicle license online
First of all, you need to visit evrs official website
and register for an account and you will see like 5 categories that looks like:Manage Vehicles
Track Expiry Documents
Modify Owner's Details
Link Vehicles to One Account
View your TransactionsRenew Documents
Verify Insurance PolicyVerification Services
Verify Vehicle Registration
Reg. No:Re-Print Documents
re-Print eLicense Copies
re-Print eCertificate Copies
Download PdfDispatch Delivery
Get Documents delivered
Track your Documents
As you can see they have everything ready for you on their website, what you need is an internet connection, good phone or computer to do whatever you wish in terms of license registration, renewal etc.
Frequently Ask Questions
There are few questions and answers about the Electronic Vehicle Registration System that might really help answer one or two questions you might have about their services.
1. WHAT IS eVRS™?
It is Electronic Vehicle Registration System portal that automates online registration and renewal for all types of motor vehicles nationwide.
2. WHAT IS eVRC™?
It is Electronic Vehicle Registration Card. It is a proof of Vehicle Registration Ownership. It has inbuilt Chip that stores all your vital information and history.
3. WHAT IS VEHICLE REGISTRATION?
Vehicle Registration is the registration of a motor vehicle with a government authority,
4. WHERE CAN I LOCATE AN OFFICE TO REGISTER MY VEHICLE?
You can register/renew on our online portal www.evrs.ng
or visit the nearest State Board of Internal Revenue/Motor Licensing Authority (SBIR/MLA) and register your vehicle.
5. WHAT ARE THE VITAL DOCUMENTS TO RENEW/REGISTER FOR MY VEHICLE?
FOR PRIVATE VEHICLES:
a. Vehicle Licence
b. Third Party Insurance
FOR COMMERCIAL VEHICLES:
Vehicle Owners/transporters need to renew their:
a. Vehicle Licence
b. Third Party Insurance,
c. Hackney/Carrier Permit,
d. Drivers Conductor Badges
6. REQUIREMENTS FOR A NEW VEHICLE REGISTRATION?
You have to provide the following items before your vehicle can be registered:
a. Attestation letter from the company of purchase;
b. Receipt of Purchase/Invoice;
c. Delivery note from the company of purchase
d. Proof of Ownership of the car
e. A valid and current Driver′s License.
f. Any means of Identification such as Voters Card, National Identity Card and International passport
g. Proof of current address (You can make use of your Utility Bill)
h. Passport photograph of the car owner.
7. WHAT DO I NEED TO DO WHEN MOVING OUT OF MY STATE OF RESIDENCE?
You can renew over our EVRS Portal and Receive E-copy to Your Registered E-mail
8. HOW DO I GET REPLACEMENT FOR A MISSING LICENSE VIGNETTE STICKER OR SMART CARD?
The customer need to prove the Authenticity of his Identification Card and the Vehicle Plate Number of the missing license. And payment for Replacement.
9. CAN I REGISTER A VEHICLE IF I AM A MINNOR?
You must be 18 years and above to Register
10. CAN I REGISTER MY VEHICLE NO MATTER THE YEAR IT WAS MANUFACTURED?
All vehicle that is roadworthy and meets all necessary requirements of FRSC/VIO in Nigeria can be registered no matter the year of Manufacture
11. HOW LONG CAN I USE MY VEHICLE BEFORE IT CAN BE RENEWED?
12. CAN I DO ONLINE PAYMENT THROUGH MY BANK TO REGISTER OR RENEW MY LICENSE?
YES. Payments can be made by Online Banking, Debit Card, and Credit Card.
13. DO I GET A SMS MESSAGE ALERT FOR MY VEHICLE RENEWAL?
Yes, every vehicle owner gets an SMS alert from eVRS immediately it has been registered or renewed. Vehicle owners should register with their personal mobile phone number and organisation with their corporate numbers.
14. DO I RECEIVE AN RENEWAL NOTIFICATION SMS BEFORE PRIOR TO THE RENEWAL DATE?
Yes, you will receive a 30 days SMS reminder notification once you are registered on our eVRS portal.
15. HOW DO I NOTIFY eVRS OF MY CHANGE OF NAME, ADDRESS, AND CONTACT ADDRESS?
You will need to upload through our eVRS Portal with the following details:
a. Your New Bio-data (Name, Address, Contact address)
b. Prove of vehicle Ownership
c. Utility Bill.
16. CAN I RIDE MY VEHICLE ON ANY NIGERIAN ROADS AND HIGHWAYS?
Every vehicle that meet all Necessary requirements and all documents updated can have access to ply all Nigerian roads.
17. WHERE SHOULD I PLACE MY LICENSE STICKER AFTER IT HAS BEEN REGISTERED/RENEWED?
You can place your License at the bottom left side or Top Right Side of your Windscreen
18. IS MY REGISTERED VEHICLE LICENSE ACCEPTABLE NATIONWIDE?
Every vehicle that has been registered on this Portal is acceptable and Renewable Nationwide.You can contact them directly using the following details.
+234 806 242 4040 +234 809 242 4040