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If you recently purchased a vehicle, it will need to be registered and titled. Please see DMV Registration for more details.
If your vehicle is new (model year within the last four years) it is exempt from the testing requirements. If your vehicle is beyond the four-year exemption, however, please review Testing Requirement and Options. No paperwork from the vehicle purchase or from the DMV is required for this initial test.
DEQ does not require emissions testing of newer model year vehicles because they typically have lower mileage and are therefore less likely to experience problems with their emissions control systems.
During calendar year 2023, the following model years qualify as a “Newer Model Year Vehicle"
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