Licensure information for automotive repair dealers, Smog Check stations, and brake and lamp stations
- Automotive Repair Dealer
- Automotive Repair Dealer (LLC)
- Brake Station
- Lamp Station
- Smog Check Station
- STAR Station Certification
Automotive repair dealers (ARD) and Smog Check, brake, and lamp stations must renew their registrations and/or licenses annually.
To review eligibility requirements and begin the renewal process, visit the Online License Renewal page.
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Station Requirements Checklists
- Licensee Signs
- California Vehicle Inspection System (Cal-VIS) Enrollment and Billing Portal
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