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Find a DMV-regulated business

Before You Start

To search for a group of businesses by ZIP Code or county, you must provide

  • the kind of business you want to find
  • the ZIP Code or county where you want to search
  • if the business is a motor vehicle inspection station, information about the vehicle to be inspected

To find a specific business, you can enter the complete seven-digit Facility Number assigned to the business by the DMV Division of Vehicle Safety.

You can use find a DMV-regulated business transaction to find information about the following types of businesses that are regulated by the NYS Department of Motor Vehicles Office of Vehicle Safety and Clean Air

  • automobile and truck dealers, boat dealers and yacht brokers
  • motor vehicle repair shops, body repair shops and mobile repair shops
  • motor vehicle inspection stations (safety and emissions)
  • vehicle dismantlers and other businesses that process vehicles for scrap or parts

The transaction does not provide information about the following types of businesses:

  • vehicle transporters
  • ATV dealers
  • drive-in appraisals
  • MV-907A eligible
  • fleet inspection stations or dealer inspection stations
  • any business that does not have a current and valid registration or license
  • a business that is not licensed, registered or regulated by the NYS DMV Office of Vehicle Safety and Clean Air (such as driving schools, pre-licensing course providers, Point and Insurance Reduction Program providers)


What information do I need to use this transaction?

To search for a group of businesses by ZIP Code or county, you must know

  • the kind of business you want to find
  • the ZIP Code or county where you want to search
  • if the business is a motor vehicle inspection station, information about the vehicle to be inspected
    • you can get the required information from the vehicle registration documents - see a sample document

To find a specific business, you can enter the complete seven-digit Facility Number assigned to the business by the DMV Division of Vehicle Safety.


What Information will I get about the businesses?

The transaction will display the following information about the business or businesses

  • the Facility Number
  • the street address, city, state and ZIP Code of the business
  • the type or types of business, and a link to descriptions of the business types

What can I do if my vehicle is located in a county different from the county of registration, and no inspection stations for my vehicle type are available in the current county?

This situation occurs when a vehicle that is or will be registered in the New York Metropolitan Area (NYMA) requires a diesel emissions inspection, but is in a county where the diesel emissions inspection is not available.

You can obtain a Temporary Certificate of Inspection Waiver. This temporary certificate allows you to get a safety inspection in the county where the vehicle is located. You are then required to get a diesel emissions inspection and sticker within 10 days after the vehicle returns to the NYMA. You can get the waiver form from a local DMV office.

To locate diesel emissions inspection stations in your current county, enter the current county as the county of registration.

Before You Start

To search for a group of businesses by ZIP Code or county, you must provide

  • the kind of business you want to find
  • the ZIP Code or county where you want to search
  • if the business is a motor vehicle inspection station, information about the vehicle to be inspected

To find a specific business, you can enter the complete seven-digit Facility Number assigned to the business by the DMV Division of Vehicle Safety.