Smog Check

Bemlmont 76 Service is Star State of California Licensed to perform various type of smog checks you may require:

Since 1980 service experience in smog certification. We serviceĀ Belmont, San Carlos, Redwood City, Atherton and surrounding.

  • Regular Smog Inspections
  • Star Smog Inspections
  • Test-Only Smog Inspections
  • Change of Ownership Smog Inspections
  • Out-of-State Initial Vehicle Smog Inspections
  • Gross Polluter Smog Inspections
  • Electronic Results submissions to DMV

Currently, smog inspections are required for all vehicles except electric, natural gas powered vehicles over 14,000 lbs, hybrids, motorcycles, trailers, or vehicles 1975 and older.

Vehicles registered in areas subject to the biennial smog certification program are required to submit evidence of a smog certification every other renewal period. Owners of vehicles six or less model years old will pay an annual smog abatement fee for the first six registration years instead of being required to provide a biennial smog certification. The registration renewal notice mailed to you by the department will indicate if a smog certification is required. If a smog certification is required and you have not had a smog inspection, you may still pay your registration fees to avoid any late fees. However, you will not receive your new registration or year sticker until the smog information has been received by DMV.
Note: Upon initial registration, nonresident and specially constructed vehicles 1976 and newer require smog certification. The six or less model years old rule does not apply to these vehicles.
When you transfer a vehicle that is four or less model years old a smog certification is not required. (Determine the oldest-qualifying year model by subtracting three from the current year.) A smog transfer fee will be collected from the new owner. When a vehicle is more than four model years old, a seller must provide evidence of a current smog certification except on one of the conditions: The transfer occurs between a spouse, domestic partner, sibling, child, parent, grandparent, or grandchild.

A biennial smog certification was submitted to DMV within 90 days prior to the vehicle transfer date (a vehicle inspection report may be required for proof of certification).
Smog certifications are good for 90 days from the date of issuance.

Smog inspections are required unless your vehicle is:

  • 1975 year model or older
  • Electric
  • Natural gas powered with a Gross Vehicle Weight rating of 14,001 lbs. or more
  • Motorcycle
  • Trailer

Our promise is our service. We will strive to provide you the most COMFORTABLE, AFFORDABLE, QUICK and COURTEOUS experience with your smog check needs.

We are equipped with the latest advanced Smog Test Machines and highly experienced smog technicians. We are ready to meet all your Smog Check needs.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, give us a call today at (650) 593-0230

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