General Information

This information is being provided to you so you can make the necessary preparation for the expanding vehicle emission program.


The expanding program will include 1975 and later vehicles.
1975 ? 1995 Vehicles will be a visual anti-tamper inspection and gas cap test.
1996 and newer will be an OBD II and gas cap test.

Shop Requirements:

Required paperwork (Will be mailed from PENN D.O.T.)
Dedicated telephone line for test equipment
Technicians need to be certified inspectors (E.I.C.)
The shop will need a certified repair technician to write wavers.(C.R.T.)
Test equipment


Technician training has started.

Equipment will be certified soon. Do not buy any equipment until you receive the list from PENN DOT.

Rollout of the program is scheduled as follows:

  • Cumberland, Dauphin
  • Berks, Lehigh, Northampton
  • Lancaster, Lebanon, York

    This is a great opportunity for us to help the general public, to do our part for emission control and help our environment. You do want your children and grandchildren to have clean air to breathe and water to drink. If you need additional information please call our office at 610-796-8962 or visit our website at:

    You can also visit the PA website at: