Voluntary Vehicle Repair Program

Save up to $900 on emissions-related repairs using the Voluntary Vehicle Repair Program

Voluntary Vehicle Repair Program Overview

After failing an emissions test, apply online in English >
Después de fallar una prueba de emisiones, presente su solicitud en línea en español > 

Or, visit the Testing Station Office to apply for the program.

The Voluntary Vehicle Repair Program (VVRP) pays up to $900 toward the cost of emissions-related vehicle repairs after a failed emissions test.

Vehicle owner must meet program requirements and pay a $100 co-pay toward repairs.

Program Eligibility Requirements

You may qualify if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • You apply for the program within 60 days of failing a required emissions test and no earlier than 90 days prior to your vehicle registration expiration date.
  • You are listed as the registered owner of said vehicle with the Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division and the vehicle has been registered for the past year.
    NOTE: Vehicles with expired registrations of 60 days or more are not eligible for the program.
  • Your vehicle is titled in Arizona.
  • Your vehicle’s emissions control system has not been altered.

Participation is limited to one vehicle per owner. Motor homes, motorcycles, salvage vehicles and fleet vehicles are NOT ELIGIBLE to participate in VVRP. 

How to Participate in the Program

Step 1: Speak with an Emissions Testing Station manager after an emissions test failure to verify eligibility requirements and enroll at the station or enroll online.

Step 2: Once approved, select an approved repair facility to help you get back on the road faster | View Facility List >

You pay $100 co-pay and the program pays up to $900 toward repairs and guarantees your vehicle will pass emissions testing.1 Additional repair costs above $1,000 are the responsibility of the vehicle owner.

Step 3: Return your vehicle to any emissions testing station and pass your emissions test. Some approved repair facilities may even do this for you — be sure to ask!

Step 4: Renew your registration with ADOT | Visit Site >

Opting Out

If a repair facility provides its diagnosis and you decide not to proceed with repairs, you will be charged a $75 fee for diagnostic services to the repair facility. Your vehicle will no longer be eligible to participate in VVRP until the next time you need to register your car in Arizona.


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