Exemption and Extension Processing Locations

Hardship, repair, and out-of-state extensions as well as military, student and out-of-state exemptions can now be processed at any of the 23 full service E-Check stations as well as the Ohio EPA Twinsburg field office location.  Please have the Exemption/Extension Application or Hardship Application filled out and other required paperwork with you when you arrive.  Only walk-in applications can be processed at the following locations:

Full-Service E-Check Stations:

2021 Brown Street, Akron, OH 44319
  1460 Fairchild Road, Kent, OH 44240 
1818 Copley Road, Akron, OH 44320   770 North Progress Drive, Medina, OH 44256
205 Sandstone Blvd., Amherst, OH 44001    13000 York Delta Drive, North Royalton, OH 44133
1291 West Bagley Road, Berea, OH 44017    1755 North Ridge Road, Painesville, OH 44077
17202 Munn Road, Chagrin Falls, OH 44023    5093 South Prospect Street, Rootstown, OH 44272
10632 Auburn Road, Chardon, OH 44024    408 East Main Street, Spencer, OH 44275
2724 East 55th Street, Cleveland, OH 44104    200 Pinnacle Pkwy., Twinsburg, OH 44087
4557 Industrial Pkwy., Cleveland, OH 44135    6150 West Canal Road, Valley View, OH 44125
17704 St. Clair Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44110    19000 S. Miles Road, Warrensville Heights, OH 44128
3478 State Road, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44233    24770 Sperry Drive, Westlake, OH 44145
128 Reaser Court, Elyria, OH 44036    1979 Joseph Lloyd Pkwy., Willoughby, OH 44094
1750 Metro Drive, Euclid, OH 44132   

Important:  Below is a list of exemptions and extensions that cannot be issued at the E-Check stations unless an appointment has been made to meet with an Ohio EPA employee at a station:

  • Permanent
    • Overweight vehicles
    • Alternatively fueled vehicles 
  • Storage
  • Trust
  • Handicap vehicles unable to test
  • Impounded vehicles
  • Medical

To schedule an appointment and for information regarding exemptions and extensions please contact the Ohio EPA at 330-963-4479.

Please note that ALL exemptions and extensions can be processed at our two Ohio EPA office locations:

Ohio EPA E-Check                                        Ohio EPA E-Check
2190 Pinnacle Parkway                                50 West Town Street, Suite 700 
Twinsburg, OH 44087                                  Columbus, OH 43215


Mail-in applications must be sent to one of the above Ohio EPA offices for processing.