Vehicle Inspection Program Overview

February 10, 2021

Vehicles registered in Texas are required to pass an annual inspection to ensure compliance with safety standards. While safety inspections are required throughout the state, emissions testing is required of vehicles inspected in 17 Texas counties to comply with federally mandated clean air requirements. Vehicle inspections are performed at Official Vehicle Inspection Stations licensed by DPS.

Inspection Information

Emission Repair & Assistance Programs


Out-of-State Motorists

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