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Vehicle Inspections

Hampton Roads - Virginia Beach


All vehicles operating on the Uber platform in Virginia must have a current (within 12 months) Virginia state safety inspection on file within 30 days of first trip. Read on to learn more, including where to get one.

Passed Inspection forms from other rideshare companies may also be accepted.

Annual Vehicle Inspection

1. Get an inspection

Find an inspection location near you to get a state inspection.

Form needs to be obtained from a state licensed facility. Safety inspections from Virginia or Maryland are accepted.

2. See valid examples

You can get an inspection at any Virginia State Police licensed mechanic, including those not on this list.

Passed Inspection forms from other rideshare companies may also be accepted.

3. Upload your inspection

Take a photo of one of the forms of proof of inspection and upload it to your account. Uber does not cover repairs or maintenance required to pass inspection.

Frequently asked questions

  • Yes, drivers are required to have a vehicle inspection completed by a licensed mechanic before being approved to drive.

  • You can get a vehicle inspection from any certified mechanic in your area, including those that may not be on the list below. You can find an inspection location by reviewing the locations listed in the map view or by going directly to the Driver app.

  • Inspections normally cost around $20-$40, depending on the facility. Uber does not cover the cost of vehicle inspections.

  • Most inspection centers will have a copy of the form, but you may want to bring a copy of the vehicle inspection form to your appointment just in case.

Need Additional Assistance?

If you would like more help to activate your vehicle or complete your annual inspection requirement, reach out to our support team — get the details about Hampton Roads below.