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Inspection Stations

The State of Rhode Island requires safety and emissions checks on registered vehicles. Cars and light trucks with a gross vehicle weight of 8,500 lbs or less registered in Rhode Island require a biennial emissions and safety inspection. Vehicles registered as antiques are exempt.

Things to Know

  • List of Emission Inspection Stations and Certified Inspector Repair Technicians
  • Not all inspection stations are equipped with diesel inspection equipment. Choose a station that can inspect your diesel-powered vehicle.
  • Don't forget your registration! When taking your vehicle for inspection, you must present your vehicle's registration to the inspector or the inspection cannot be performed.
  • Inspection Stations for all other vehicles, please call the Safety and Emission Office at (401) 462-5890.