COVID-19 | Inspection Station Bulletin 20-05

26 August 2020

On August 25, 2020, Governor Scott announced that DMV will continue to extend license and registration renewals for 90 days beyond their effective expiration date. 

*** Consider this a re-issuance of Bulletin 20-1. ***

Friday, March 13, 2020, Governor Scott issued an Emergency Declaration regarding the coronavirus outbreak. On Monday, March 16, 2020, the Governor announced the State of Vermont will be extending expiration dates for Vermont licenses and Vermont registrations for 90 days due to the outbreak. Therefore, any registration expiring March 31, 2020, will be valid for an additional 90 days. 

Until further notice, the “valid registration” requirement to pass a Vermont Safety Inspection is lifted for a 90-day period beyond the registration expiration date. Photographs and VIN validation requirements still apply.  Any vehicle whose registration has expired for longer than 90 days from the effective date, shall not pass a Vermont Safety Inspection.  All other requirements to pass a Vermont Safety Inspection still apply.

If you have any questions, please contact your area DMV Investigator directly. To find the investigator assigned to your area, please visit the DMV Inspector map or contact the DMV Investigations Unit.

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Montpelier, VT 05603-0001

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