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Inspection Mechanic Certification

  • Register on the AVIP website (make note of your assigned ID number).

      • Fill in the fields with your information

      • Once completed and you hit submit, you will be issued with inspection mechanic number. 

    • After you have registered, click on FORMS tab

      • Complete the  Application for Inspection Mechanic Certification (VN-201)

        • Remember to write the Mechanic Certification Number provided in registration in the appropriate box.

        • Print the form and sign it

      • Access the Inspection Mechanic Exam(s) associated with the vehicle you wish to be licensed to inspect: Car Truck (VN-202), Motorcycle (VN-204), and/ or School Bus (VN-203),

      • Carefully read each exam you choose to take and place your answer on the answer sheet.

    • Mail your completed forms to:
      Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles
      120 State Street
      Montpelier, VT 05603-0001

Questions please feel free to call 802-828-2094 or contact us here

Go to the forms & manuals


If you are applying for re-certification, you must complete an Inspection Mechanic Re-Certification Form (form #VN-041).

Download the PDF form to your computer and then open it with Adobe Reader

Title Sort descending ID# Description
DMV Inspector Map
Map of regions served by DMV Inspectors along with contact information for each Inspector.
Inspection Mechanic Certification Application
To apply for a VT inspection mechanic.
Inspection Mechanic Certification Exam
To apply for Vermont inspection mechanic for cars/trucks.
Inspection Mechanic Certification Exam (Motorcycle)
To apply for Vermont inspection mechanic for motorcycles.
Inspection Mechanic Certification Exam (School Buses)
To apply for Vermont inspection mechanic for school buses.
Mechanic Re-Certification
To apply for re-certification as an inspection mechanic.