Frequently asked questions -cars from out of state

My car from out of state is only a few years old, do I need a smog check?


Yes, it does. Any smog exemption applies to vehicles currently registered in CA. All vehicles need a smog check, except gasoline powered 1975 year model or older, electric, motorcycles, Diesel powered 1997 year model and older or with a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating of more than 14,000 lbs.




I am bringing a pick-up from out of state, do I need a weight certificate?


Only if your out of state title or registration card does not specify the "shipping," "tare," "WT/Wheels" or "unladen" weight of the vehicle.




Where do I get a weight certificate for my pick-up or commercial vehicle?


For licensed public scales locations in California click here.




How do I get a VIN inspection?


At our office (pleae make an appointment), or searchfor VIN verification near your city.




What is a VIN inspection?


It's a physical inspection of the VIN's on your vehicle performed by a licensed VIN verifier (we have 2 licensed VIN verifiers at our office).




How long does a VIN inspection take?


It only takes a few minutes.




My car was previously registered in CA, do I need a smog check and VIN inspection?


Yes, if it was registered in another state, and you would like to register in CA again.





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Phone: 408-258-4000

ADDRESS:

1668 McKee Rd Ste 6

San Jose, California 95116

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