Apply for a vehicle inspector license

If you want to be a vehicle inspector in Massachusetts, you will need to hold a valid vehicle inspector license to do so.
Inspector licenses are valid for one year.

Registry of Motor Vehicles

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An inspector can be licensed to perform non-commercial, commercial, 7D and/or motorcycle inspections. 7D and motorcycle training is for safety only inspections, while non-commercial and commercial training includes safety, emissions testing and additional material that meets the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration requirements for the inspection of commercial motor vehicles.

To get a vehicle inspector license, you must have a valid driver’s license for the class of vehicle you will be inspecting with a state assigned license number.

  1. You must complete, sign and submit Massachusetts Vehicle Check Inspector License application before requesting training. This can be done online at mass.gov/rmv.
  2. Pay applicable fee.
  3. Contact Applus Technologies, Inc. to schedule training.

Note: Out-of-state applicants are required to submit a copy of the front and back of their current their drivers license.

Fees for Apply for a vehicle inspector license

For training fees, visit MA Vehicle Check.

Name Fee Unit
Vehicle Inspector License Fee (annual) $25 each

How to apply Apply for a vehicle inspector license

  Submit your inspector application online.

Complete the application and mail check or money order payable to MassDOT to:

Registry of Motor Vehicles
Vehicle Safety & Compliance Services
P.O. Box 55892
Boston, MA 02205-5892

 

Next steps for Apply for a vehicle inspector license

Renewal

Your license must be renewed every year, and you must attend a re-certification training every 2 years.
 

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