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Order inspection certificates (stickers)

How do I order inspection certificates?

Inspection stations can order inspection certificates online.  You must provide

  • your facility number
  • the type of stickers that you need
  • an e-mail address to receive your confirmation


What if I lose the reorder form that I received from the DMV?

Use the instructions above to order online, by mail, or at the DMV Central Office.


Can I order inspection certificates by mail?

Yes. Complete the Inspection Certificate Order Form (VS-113I). 

If you order more than one type of inspection certificate, send a separate form and a separate payment for each type. You can put the separate orders and payments into one envelope.

Make sure that the order form is complete, accurate and legible. Make your check or money order payable to "Commissioner of Motor Vehicles." Make sure that the payment is for the correct amount.


Can I receive my order by express mail?

Yes. To receive your order by express mail, include an additional $10.00 in your payment.


How quickly will I receive my order?

The order normally arrives in two weeks if you use standard postal delivery, or less than two weeks if you use an express mail service. There is a fee of $10 for express mail service.


Where do I mail my order?

Make sure that you use the correct mailing address for your order.

To send an order for inspection certificates by standard mail, use this address

NYSDMV Bureau of Consumer and Facility Services
Issuance Unit                                                                                                                                
P.O. Box 2700
Albany, NY 12220-0700 

If you want to use an express mail service, send all orders to

NYSDMV Bureau of Consumer and Facility Services
Issuance Unit
6 Empire State Plaza, Room 220
Albany, NY 12228


How do I check the status of an order?

You can call the Vehicle Safety automated response system at (518) 474-2398, and follow the instructions. The service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You must provide your facility number to use this service.

You can also you can find the information about your orders online. You will need

  • your facility number
  • facility ZIP Code
  • email address

Before You Start

To order inspection certificates online you will need

  • your facility number
  • the type of stickers that you need
  • an email address to receive your confirmation

For your convenience, many DMV PDF forms can be filled in online and then printed.