Did you receive a notice?

If you recently received a RAPIDPASS notice in the mail, click the green button below to complete the emissions inspection process.

NOTICE: Effective July 1st, 2024, Virginia has increased the Vehicle Emissions testing fee from $28 to $30.

Just checking your status?

If you recently drove through a RAPIDPASS system on the road, you can check your RAPIDPASS emissions test status using the blue button below. You'll need to have your license plate and vehicle identification number available. Please note that results may take up to 72 hours to appear online.


RAPIDPASS is the optional on-road emissions inspection program in Northern Virginia. RAPIDPASS allows a motorist to simply drive through an on-road RAPIDPASS system to complete their emissions test. Upon notification of a clean emissions result, motorists can conveniently pay for their emission inspection on-line and proceed with their vehicle registration renewal.

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The Commonwealth of Virginia applies a Vehicle Emissions Index (VEI) to determine the cleanest overall group of vehicles and their eligibility for RAPIDPASS. Vehicle groups identified with a VEI exceeding the specified limit are not eligible for a RAPIDPASS. Click on VEI Lookup to use the VEI Lookup tool.

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Virginia Department of Environmental Quality