Vehicle Inspection

All DEQ vehicle emission test stations are closed for a 4-day holiday weekend; Saturday, Dec. 23 through Tuesday, Dec. 26 in observance of Christmas.

The Scappoose testing station will be open an extra day on Thursday, Dec. 21 – 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 
All stations will resume their normal operating hours after Tuesday Dec. 26. 
All other DEQ administrative offices will be closed Saturday, Dec. 23 through Monday, Dec. 25. and on Monday Jan. 1. The Portland area testing stations are closed on Mondays (as they normally are).

Hours of operation

Clackamas, Gresham, Northeast Portland, Sherwood and Sunset locations:

Tues, Thurs, Fri: 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Wed: 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sat: 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Closed: Sunday, Monday and holidays.
See a calendar of all hours and closures 
Tuesdays and Saturdays are generally the busiest days of the week.
Lines are often shorter on Thursdays, Fridays and mid-month.
Scappoose location: Fri: 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sat: 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Closed: Sunday - Thursday and holidays. 

Find a station near you

Map of Portland area stations

Fees and forms of payment

• $21 will be charged once your vehicle passes the inspection
• Cash, PIN-less Debit/Credit card (VISA, MasterCard or Discover) or money order accepted.
• No charge if your vehicle fails.
• Multnomah County's Vehicle Registration Fee

A few things to remember:

• Please leave your pets at home
• No smoking or tobacco use on State of Oregon property
• Please turn off cell phones in the testing lane
• Excessively smoking vehicles will not be tested
• Make sure your vehicle is in good working condition
• Vehicles that pose a safety hazard will not be tested
• Trailers, towed vehicles or other mobile equipment must be disconnected from the vehicle prior to testing


For questions or feedback on the Vehicle Inspection Program, visit our Questions and Comments page, or call one of our area contact numbers below:

  • Portland Area: 503-229-5066
  • Medford Area: 541-776-6145
  • Toll-Free in Oregon: 877-476-0583
  • Hearing Impaired: 711