Is your vehicle required to pass the emissions test?
Vehicles registered inside the Medford area testing boundary may need to pass an emissions test. Your renewal/registration form mailed to you from the DMV may state if your vehicles needs to test.
To determine if your vehicle is registered within a DEQ emissions testing boundary visit our VIP Boundary Lookup tool or contact DEQ’s Vehicle Inspection Program at 503-229-5066.
Vehicles required to test
- All cars, trucks, vans, motor homes and buses powered by gasoline,
alternative fuels (such as propane) or hybrids 20 years old or less and
registered within the DEQ Medford area boundaries.
- All diesel powered vehicles 20 years old or less with a manufacturer's gross
weight rating of 8,500 pounds or less (This includes all passenger cars and most
light-duty trucks) registered within the DEQ Medford area boundaries. This
includes all passenger cars and most light-duty trucks.
Vehicles temporarily located outside of Oregon
If your vehicle is temporarily out of Oregon at the time your DMV
registration renewal is due, please call toll-free 1-877-476-0583 (Monday -
Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.) or visit our Questions and Comments
Vehicles new to Oregon
Vehicles new to Oregon will need a vehicle identification number inspection. The DMV will charge $7 at the time of registration. A VIN inspection can be performed on most vehicles along with the emissions test with the exception of the following:
Vehicles exempt from testing