Waivers, Extensions, Exemptions
Georgia's Clean Air Force (GCAF) has five full-time service centers located in Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton, and Gwinnett counties. Part-time service centers are open in Cherokee, Coweta, Douglas, Fayette, Forsyth, Henry, Paulding, and Rockdale counties. For a complete listing of GCAF Service Centers, click here.
GCAF is also partnering with metro Atlanta tag offices to offer waiver services. GCAF recommends contacting your local tag office to find out the services they offer.
GCAF Service Centers will not only offer Repair Waivers, Senior Exemptions, Out of Area Extensions, and assistance with other exemptions, but will also assist with general information about Georgia's I/M program.
Georgia's Clean Air Force does not offer temporary waivers or tags in any situation.
Motorists are now able to print Georgia Vehicle Emission Inspection Reports (VIRs) for free by clicking here.
For questions regarding Repair Waivers, Senior Exemptions, or Out of Area Extensions, call 800.449.2471 or e-mail GCAF at firstname.lastname@example.org. When contacting GCAF, please reference your vehicle identification number (VIN) and/or license plate number.
Please allow three (3) business days for processing faxed or e-mailed applications. For mailed applications please note, the US Postal Service may extend the time of delivery. Once received, mailed applications with supporting documentation will be processed in three (3) business days. Motorists will be contacted once the waiver has been processed.
We do not provide status or confirm receipt of applications if it is still within three business days since you submitted your application.
If you were contacted because you failed to supply correct documentation, your processing time resets to the times outlined above. Applications are processed in the order in which they are received.