About Vehicle Inspections

  • Non-commercial Vehicles: Vehicles need to be inspected once every two years in New Jersey with the exception of new vehicles. New vehicles need a five-year inspection. To determine when you vehicle is due for inspection, check the inspection sticker on your windshield. You may complete your inspection up to two months before the expiration date.

  • See Information on inspection of commercial vehicles.
  • Frequently Asked Questions about vehicle inspections
  • Inspections

    Check the inspection sticker on your windshield to find the date your vehicle is due.

    • Driver license
    • Vehicle registration
    • Proof of New Jersey insurance

    Some inspection facilities allow you to make an appointment online. You can also check wait times at some facilities.

    See a full list of inspection facilities. You can also have your vehicle inspected at private inspection facilities.