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VEHICLE VERIFICATION INSPECTIONS

ARIZONA AUTO LICENSE HAS LEVEL I INSPECTORS AVILABLE AT ALL OFFICES 

APPOINTMENTS ARE AVAILABLE AND WALK-INS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME

WE ALSO OFFER OFF SITE INSPECTIONS (SUBJECT TO RESTRICTIONS)

LEVEL I INSPECTIONS

  1. A Level I vehicle verification inspection ensures that the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is consistent with the vehicle in the owner’s possession. It also establishes an identity for a vehicle that is without title and/or registration.
  2. A Level I Inspection consists of matching the public VIN and the Federal VIN (Federal Sticker or U.S. Certification label) and verifying that the vehicle inspected is the same vehicle identified on the title and/or registration, if needed.
  3. A Level I Inspection is required when:
  1. no ownership documentation for the vehicle is presented.
  2. titling and/or registering and renewing a cab and chassis. 
  3. the customer is filing a title complaint. (Dealer failed to get customer the title)
  4. the vehicle will be repaired, rebuilt, reconstructed, and/or dismantled and the owner requests a “Title Only”. 
  5. the identification of the vehicle is in question.
  6. a homemade trailer must be titled and registered when it will be used for recreational or business purposes and moved on public highways.
  7. the owner acquired the vehicle for purposes other than highway use, including when it will be placed on exhibition or display.
  8. there is an abandoned vehicle on private property.

LEVEL 2 OR 3 INSPECTIONS

  1. A Level II or III Inspection is required when:
  1. the title is for a restored salvage.
  2. a frame or bed from a pickup truck was used to make a homemade trailer.
  3. any type of manufactured vehicle or essential part of a manufactured vehicle was used to make the homemade trailer.
  4. when the trailer’s Arizona Serial Number (AZ SNO), VIN or manufacturer’s serial or other identifying number has been altered, removed, obliterated, defaced, or omitted.
  5. the vehicle is being titled and registered for the first time subsequent to a dismantle or salvage branded title.
  6. the VIN (any year) or Federal Sticker (1970 or newer) is missing, illegible, or appears to be tampered with or altered.
  7. the foreign state or country title is branded “Repaired”, “Salvage”, or “Unsafe”.
  8. the vehicle was reconstructed.
  9. the vehicle needs to be assigned an Arizona Serial Number (AZ SNO) or an Arizona Reassigned Serial Number. 
  10. the vehicle is titled and/or registered in another country and there is no previous record of an Arizona title or registration.
  11. If the vehicle is suspected to be a grey market (registered in another country).
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