A few of number plates you see on certain vehicles are fake rather than original.
The reason behind this is due to some were unfortunate to register their cars in the wrong hands. This is common with the Lagos and Abuja plate numbers.
A study carried out said that at least 4 from every 10 cars you see on the road with Lagos and Abuja plate numbers are fake.
We are here to ensure you are using the original plate number.
To figure out the authenticity of your vehicle plate number, you need to follow these few techniques below. It is very simple and will not take time to do. You just need a smart phone and also access to the internet.
1. In your browser, go to www.nvisng.org/numberplateverification.aspx
2. Insert your plate number in the given space (without hyphen in between)
3. Simply click the “verify” button.
After clicking on “verify”, the details about your car will appear.
For security reasons, only the name of your car or truck will be shown on the webpage. In other words, FRSC will not want the public to see the full details of the registration, you will only see the name of your car together with the date of registration.
Take note of:
For anybody planning to visit the police to obtain a tinted glass permit – it is necessary you verify the authenticity of your car number plate first.
If the police discovers first, it might become a different story altogether.
Additionally, note that this verification is just applicable to the number plates with this formats ABC123AB (New plate number) not AB123 ABC (old plate number).