Motorist's safety is a top priority in Texas; as a result, vehicles registered in Texas are required to pass an annual inspection to ensure compliance with safety standards.
On March 1, 2015, vehicle inspection stations no longer collect the state’s portion of the inspection fee. At the time of inspection, you pay only the inspection station’s portion of the fee. The state’s portion of the inspection fee is collected at the time of registration or renewal.
Getting Your State Inspection. Official Inspection Station wants to help you pass your State of Texas Vehicle Safety Inspection. In order to make your Vehicle Safety Inspection experience as convenient as possible, we have provided you with the following information and tools.
To complete a vehicle safety inspection in Texas, visit a DPS-certified inspection station and bring the $7.50 safety inspection fee. The state's portion of the fees varies based on vehicle age , type , and location , and are due at the time of registration or renewal — not during the safety inspection .
Out of State Motorists. If your vehicle is currently out of state and you are unable to complete a Texas vehicle inspection in order to renew your registration, you may self-certify that the vehicle is out of state and will be permitted to register online, by mail, or in person.
The Texas Senate on Thursday gave its blessing to a bill that would eliminate the state’s vehicle safety inspection requirement for most vehicles. It would still apply for commercial vehicles.
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The Security Check allows us to ensure public access to vehicle inspection histories. Automated programs knows as "Bots" cannot read distorted text/Images as well as people. The Security Check helps prevent automated programs from blocking other users from getting their vehicle inspection histories.
Activate user accounts, update user profiles, print out vehicle inspection reports or purchase vehicle inspection certificates online through the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Vehicle Inspection Connection (VIC).