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Information current as of May 22, 2013.
Motor Vehicle Inspection Requirements

Public Safety & Corrections, Louisiana State Police

Individuals with vehicles registered in New Orleans, Kenner or Westwego cannot have their vehicle inspected at a state inspection station. These individuals should contact their city government.

All vehicles registered in the parishes of Ascension, East Baton Rouge, Iberville, Livingston, and West Baton Rouge must be inspected in one of those same five (5) parishes. The cost for an inspection in these five (5) parishes will be: $18.00 (Tax shall not be charged); the cost for an inspection in all other parishes will be: $10.00 (Tax shall not be charged).

At the time of a vehicle inspection all drivers must present:

  • Valid driver’s license
  • Current vehicle registration
  • Current valid insurance


Contact Information
Louisiana State Police, Towing & Recovery Unit
( 225 ) 925 - 6113
Towing & Recovery Unit
Physical Address
7919 Independence Blvd
Mail Slip A-26
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Mailing Address
P. O. Box 66614
Mail Slip A-26
Baton Rouge, LA 70896
Primary Phone Number: ( 225 ) 925 - 6113
Fax Number: ( 225 ) 922 - 3120
Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday - Sunday: Closed