Types of Emissions Inspection Exemptions

Out-of-State Exemption Qualifications:

  • Vehicle must be out of the state for at least 90 days prior to your registration expiring.
  • If your vehicle is in an area of a state (other than Arizona) that requires emissions testing, you must have your vehicle emissions tested there and submit a copy of the passing inspection report to ADEQ.
  • If your vehicle is in an area of a state (other than Arizona) that does not require emissions testing, you can apply for an out-of-state exemption.
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Military Exemption Qualifications:

  • Show proof that your active military status has stationed you outside Arizona and the vehicle in question is not in use. 
  • If the vehicle is to be driven by someone else, please use the regular (non-military) out-of-state exemption option.
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