Inspector Qualifications and Training

Qualifications for a person seeking certification as a certified state inspector:

To become a certified State Vehicle Inspector:

Select your region to find your local DPS Vehicle Inspection Office:

   Central Texas

Austin
108-B Denson Drive, MSC 0544
Austin 78752
(512) 424-7010
Fax (512) 424-7025

Kerrville
311 Sidney Baker South
Kerrville 78028
(830) 258-5711
Fax (830) 258-5799

San Antonio
6502 S. New Braunfels
San Antonio 78223
(210) 531-2265
Fax (210) 531-2271

Waco
1617 E Crest Drive
Waco 76705
(254) 759-7144
Fax (254) 759-7146

   Greater El Paso

El Paso
11612 Scott Simpson
El Paso 79936
(915) 849-4053
Fax (915) 849-4075

   Greater Houston

Houston
12230 West Road
Houston 77065
(281) 517-1350
Fax (281) 517-1355

North Houston Rosslyn
11222 N. Houston Rosslyn
Houston 77088
(281) 272-1150
Fax (281) 272-1193

Pearland
3224 S. Main
Pearland 77581
(281) 412-4552
Fax (281) 412-7258

   North Texas / Dallas-Fort Worth

Cleburne
600 W. Kilpatrick
Cleburne 76031
(817) 299-1473
Fax (817) 202-2692

Garland
350 West Interstate 30
Garland 75043
(214) 861-2400
Fax (214) 861-2440

Hurst
624 N.E. Loop 820
Hurst 76053
(817) 299-1473
Fax (817) 299-1471

Irving
1613 W. Irving Blvd.
Irving 75061
(972) 251-2404
Fax (972) 254-5201

Longview
416 Lake Lamond Road
Longview 75604
(903) 939-6068
Fax (903) 753-2926

Mineral Wells
600 FM 1821 North
Mineral Wells 76067
(817) 299-1473
Fax (940) 325-3598

Mt. Pleasant
1906 N. Jefferson
Mt Pleasant 75455
(903) 939-6068
Fax (903) 939-6045

Palestine
1900 W. Spring St.
Palestine 75803
(903) 939-6068
Fax (903) 939-6068

Plano
830 E. Central Pkwy. #325
Plano 75074
(972) 422-5428
Fax (972) 423-9632

Sherman
1413 Texoma Pkwy.
Sherman 75503
(972) 423-9846
Fax (903) 583-9451

Texarkana
1516 Hampton Road
Texarkana 75418
(903) 939-6068
Fax (903) 255-5765

Tyler
4700 University Blvd., Spur 248
Tyler 75707
(903) 939-6068
Fax (903) 939-6045

Waxahachie
1720 E Main St.
Waxahachie 75165
(214) 861-2400
Fax (903) 874-1364

   Rio Grande Valley

Corpus Christi
1922 S. Padre Island Drive
Corpus Christi TX, 78461
(361) 698-5657
Fax (361) 698-5665

Weslaco
2525 N. International Blvd.
Weslaco 78596
(956) 565-7181
(956) 565-7186

   South Texas

Laredo
1901 Bob Bullock Loop
Laredo 78043
(361) 698-5635
Fax (361) 698-5655

Del Rio
2012 Veterans Blvd.
Del Rio 78840
(361) 698-5635
Fax (361) 698-5655

   West Texas

Lubbock
1404 Lubbock Business Park Blvd. Suite 100
Lubbock 79403
(806) 740-8782
Fax (806) 740-8996

Midland
2405 S. Loop 250 West
Midland 79703
(432) 498-2170
Fax (432) 498-2148

Contact your local DPS Vehicle Inspection Office to schedule either:

Once the required course curriculum is completed, the applicant will be given a written examination.

Please see the Inspector Study Guide for study and training information

Applicable Fees:

Inspector renewal period occurs August 31 of even numbered years.