Maryland State Inspections

If you're in need of a Maryland State Inspection, we've got you covered! Bob's Automotive is licensed by the State of Maryland and we're also a certified Emissions Faciity.

About MD State Inspections

  • All drivers must receive an inspection certificate to register a vehicle in Maryland.

  • Only licensed Maryland inspection stations can issue inspection certificates.

  • All new residents of Maryland have 60 days to register their vehicles. After 60 days, any tax credit or titling tax paid in another state is forfeit.

  • If you're buying a used vehicle, make sure you get the inspection certificate from the seller. Also, pay attention to when your periodic emissions inspection is due.

Maryland State Inspection Checklist

All vehicles weighing equal to or less than 10,000 pounds are required to have the following components checked during a state inspection:

  • Lights
  • Wheels
  • Wipers
  • Mirrors
  • Fenders
  • Bumpers
  • Driver seat
  • Fuel system
  • Safety belts
  • Brake system
  • Motor mounts
  • Hood / catches
  • Exhaust system
  • Steering system
  • Electrical system
  • Wheel alignment
  • Glazing (windows)
  • Floor / trunk pans
  • Gear shift indicator
  • Door handle latches
  • Emissions equipment
  • Universal and CV joints
  • Speedometer / odometer