for Georgia's Vehicle Emissions Inspection & Maintenance (I/M) Program.

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Inspector Recertification Instructions

Please read the following instructions carefully and ensure you have all the required information and documentation prior to completing your Inspection Recertification Application. The Inspector Recertification Applications must be submitted electronically. When completing the application, do not use ditto marks or enter “same” in any fields.

After GCAF determines your application is complete and the supporting documents meet the requirements, your application will be approved.

Applying for Inspector Recertification

Required Documentation

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 to become a certified inspector.

The following documentation must be submitted when applying for inspector recertification:

If your contact information changes, you are required to submit an Inspector Contact Information Update Form within one business day to update your profile (Rule 391-3-20-.11(1)).


Please allow five (5) 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. The applicant or the applicant’s station owner/authorized representative will be notified by email when the application is approved. NOTE: If the applicant fails to upload the correct documentation, he or she will be contacted. In this case, when the correct documentation is received, the processing time resets to the times outlined above.

Start your Inspector Recertification Application now.