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To apply to become an official PennDOT emissions inspection station you should contact the Quality Assurance Officer that is assigned to your county. To find the Quality Assurance Officer in your area, please check the Quality Assurance Officers contact list.
You must be at least 18 years of age, have a valid driver's license, attend a PennDOT-approved certification course
and successfully complete the prescribed tests. Please check the list of Approved Emissions Schools in Pennsylvania for locations.
How do I renew my emissions inspector certification?
All certified emissions inspectors must successfully complete a PennDOT-approved recertification course
and prescribed test every two years in order to retain their inspector certification. Please check the list of Approved Emissions schools in Pennsylvania for locations.
What training courses are equivalent to the emissions certified repair technician training?
Copies of the Emissions Inspection Program Regulations may be downloaded directly from the website.
Hard copies of the Emissions Inspection Program Regulations may also be purchased directly from PennDOT.
Requests for regulations should include a check or money order (made payable to Commonwealth of PA) for $5.30 per copy (tax is included) and
be forwarded to the Vehicle Inspection Division, P. O. Box 68697, Harrisburg, PA 17106-8697.
How do I perform a data file refresh on my emission analyzer?