Did you Know?
That there are 2,339,986 vehicles registered in Nebraska.
Vehicle inspections are required for:
No identification inspection will be conducted unless all major component parts are properly attached to the vehicle in the correct location.
The County Sheriff conducts vehicle inspections. For information regarding Inspection Station locations and hours of operation, please contact the designated County Official in your county of residence.
You will be required to produce ownership documentation at the time of inspection. If there is a lienholder or leasing company who has possession of the title document, you will need to contact the designated County Official in your county of residence so that they can request the title from the lienholder or leasing company. Ask that the County Official notify you when the title has arrived so that you can obtain a copy of the title for the Vehicle Inspection.
The fee for a Sheriff's Inspection is $10.00.
Vehicles are exempt from inspection when:
The inspection will include a comparison of the VIN on the vehicle with the title presented, as well as examination and notation of the odometer reading. For further information on odometers, refer to Odometer Certification .
For vehicles that require inspection, but are not physically located in Nebraska, the State Police in the state where the vehicle is located may perform the inspection, but they must use Nebraska Vehicle Inspection Form (NSP455) *.
After the inspection form has been completed, it must be sent to the address below, along with the required $10.00 fee, for approval:
Nebraska State Patrol
Auto Fraud Division
3800 NW 12th Street
Lincoln, NE 68521
Once the vehicle has passed inspection, a completed and signed inspection form will be given to you. This form must be presented to the designated County Official along with the Application for Certificate of Title * and:
The inspection expires ninety (90) days after the date of the inspection. If the form expires prior to your application for title, you will need to return to the Sheriff's Office for re-inspection of the vehicle.
(* Adobe Acrobat PDF document.)
Questions regarding Vehicle Inspections may be addressed to Email or by contacting this office at (402) 471-3918.
This page last revised 8/19/2010