Vehicle Inspections

Time Extension Waiver Vehicle Readiness

On-Board Diagnostics (OBD II)

Emissions Warranty

Inspection Station Locator

Open Recalls

Inspection History (lookup by VIN)


Inspection stations in Vermont are privately owned and operated by our business partners. Inspection stations and certified Inspection Mechanics are licensed by DMV to conduct inspections as prescribed in the Vermont Periodic Inspection Manual.

  • Vermont has required safety inspections on vehicles since 1935 and inspection procedures became Administrative Rules in the 1960s.
  • Emissions inspections have been required since 1997.
  • DMV currently licenses, regulates and manages approximately 1,600 inspection station licenses and the licenses of approximately 5,000 certified Inspection Mechanics.

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Inspection Stations and Mechanics

Find information about becoming a certified Inspection Station or Inspection Mechanic.

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Contact Us

Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles
120 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05603-0001

Monday-Friday: 7:45am-4:30pm
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