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All 23 Full-Service Ohio E-Check stations will be closed on: Monday, October 10, 2022, in observance of the Columbus Day holiday. Testing will resume on Tuesday, October 11, 2022, at 8 a.m.

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New Self-Service Kiosk Locations

For your vehicle testing convenience, beginning Monday, 7/11/22 at 8 a.m., two new Self-Service Kiosk locations began operating at the sites below. This will expand 24 hour/7 days a week self-service testing to 18 locations. Visit ohioecheck.info to find the closest kiosk and other testing locations, or call 1-800-CAR-TEST for any further questions.

Akron South Ohio E-Check
Full Service Station
2021 Brown St
Akron, OH 44319

Amherst Ohio E-Check
Full-Service Station
205 Sandstone Blvd
Amherst, OH 44001

E-Check Station Closings: In the event of extended power outages or extreme winter weather/snow storms, please check for possible station closings/updates.

Ohio's vehicle test program requires emission testing for vehicles from 4 through 25 years old. The tailpipe emission test was necessary because only vehicles manufactured in 1996 and later were required to be equipped with a standardized OBD system for emissions testing purposes. In 2022, the vehicles from model year 1998 through 2018 will be tested. Because vehicles manufactured prior to 1996 are no longer subject to emission testing, tailpipe testing is no longer needed, and was discontinued on January 1, 2020.

For assistance, please contact the following:

For general questions regarding the program, station locations, and hours of operation, please call: 1-800-CAR-TEST
(1-800-227-8378)
Out of State Motorists
Students
Military Personnel
614-644-3059
In-State Motorists with exemption/extension requests 614-644-3059 or
330-963-4479
Overweight Vehicles 614-644-3059 or
330-963-4479
Ohio BMV customer Service 1-844-OHIOBMV or
1-844-644-6268


Visit ohioecheck.info to find the closest testing location, or call 1-800-CAR-TEST for any further questions.

If you have any questions, complaints, concerns or comments about the Ohio E-Check program or your testing experience, please use our feedback form. We welcome all of your comments and suggestions.