How to order inspection certificates (stickers)

Order online

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


Order inspection certificates online


Order by mail

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 you use the correct mailing address for your order.

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.

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

Send to

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

Bureau of Consumer & 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

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

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. 

Check the status of an order

You can call the Vehicle Safety automated response system at 1-518-474-2398, 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