Safety Division for Inspectors

The goal of Virginia Motor Vehicle Safety Inspectors is to assure all Virginia registered vehicles are mechanically safe to operate over the highways of the Commonwealth.

Inspection Station Portal:

Safety Inspector Questions:
Telephone: (804) 278-5307

Safety Inspector Application Forms

Safety Inspector Examination Study Guides

Where can I get a copy of the Virginia Official Safety Inspection Manual?

You may request a copy by mail or in person from:
Mailing address: Department of State Police, Safety Division, P. O. Box 27472, Richmond, VA 23261-7472
Office address: Department of State Police, Safety Division, 3719 Saunders Avenue, Richmond, VA 23227

The cost is $20.00 (no shipping or handling).  The purchase of inspection manuals at our office is by Discover, MasterCard, or VISA only and purchases by mail include payment by money orders, company checks, Discover, MasterCard, or VISA.  Personal checks are not accepted.