If your vehicle did not pass the initial inspection and the re-inspection after repairs are made, your vehicle may be eligible for a Repair Waiver if certain criteria are met. Note: The initial inspection cannot be more than one year old (12 months) or associated with a previous Repair Waiver or registration renewal. In addition, your application for a Repair Waiver must be dated within 60 days of any failed test.
Please read the instructions below before applying for a Repair Waiver.
Applying for a Repair Waiver
Repair Waiver Applications may be submitted electronically. If you wish to print the forms, you must submit the completed forms in-person at any GCAF Customer Service Center or select metro Atlanta tag offices.
In order for the application to receive final approval, the vehicle and proof of ownership documentation must be presented at one of our GCAF Customer Service Centers for a visual inspection. See Release of Liability Form.
GCAF only accepts documentation in English; documents in other languages will not be accepted. Additional documentation may be required in order to process the request for a Repair Waiver.
The following documentation must be submitted when applying for a Repair Waiver.
Note: The following charges do not count toward the Repair Waiver limit amount:
My receipts include the following vehicle information:
My receipts are dated either:
Please allow three (3) business days for processing applications. Applications are processed in the order in which they are received. The applicant will receive a confirmation number for an online submittal to acknowledge a successful transmission. Please use this number when referring to your application. The applicant will be contacted once the waiver is processed. NOTE: If the applicant fails to upload the correct documentation, they will be contacted. In this case, when the correct documentation is received, the processing time resets to the times outlined above.
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