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Station Notices (Archive)


Below are important station notices to assist with daily station operations, procedures and rules. Note: these notices contain information that was accurate at the time of publication, however some details therein may not be consistent with current program information (office locations, contact information, etc.), laws, policies, rules and regulations. Please refer to details throughout the website for up-to-date information.



Updated: Current Rules for Enhanced Inspection and Maintenance


Station Signage Reminders (May 14, 2021)

Standard Operating Procedures for Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEVs) (February 24, 2021)

Gas Cap Adapter Reminders (February 11, 2021)


COVID-19 Health and Safety Tips for Stations and Inspectors (March 23, 2020)

Inspector Training Classes and Scheduling Suspended Until Further Notice (March 18, 2020)


New Station Signage Requirements: Compliance Due By April 1, 2020

     > Updated Sign Specifications Handout

Station Closeout Requests: W-9 Requirements (August 2, 2019)

Notice of State Vehicle Title and Registration Upgrade and Upcoming Downtimes (May 20, 2019)

Key Facts About the Georgia DRIVES System (May 20, 2019)

Station Update Reminder for 1995 and Older MYVs (March 7, 2019)

New GCAF Dashboard Hot Button Requirements (March 6, 2019)

Reminder on Highest Failed Audit Task (February 26, 2019)


Updates to Audit and NOV Process and New GCAF Audit Checklist (Updated: July 17, 2019)

Gas Cap Testing Reminders (March 5, 2018)


2018 English and Spanish Q&A Brochures Now Available (Nov. 27, 2018)

Station Recertification Application Now Available Via the GCAF Dashboard (Aug. 17, 2017)

Change in No-Show Policy for Inspector Training (May 2, 2017)

GCAF Launches Online Motorist Survey (April 3, 2017)

Testing Reminder: Follow Prompts (Feb. 3, 2017)

New Waekon Kit Notice (Jan. 18, 2017)


Station Update Reminder for 1995 and Older MYVs  (Mar. 22, 2016)

Stations Required to Display New Motorists’ Rights Posters (Jan. 8, 2016)


VIR Updated With Notice of Possible 30-Day Operating Permit (July 1, 2015)

GCAF GAS Message_Add Delete Process Update (Feb. 6, 2015)


New Fuel Cap Application Chart (Oct. 3, 2014)


New Stant Manual Available Online (Nov. 8, 2013)


Emission Analyzer and Serial Model Numbers: Form Submission**

**See examples of model and serial number locations by equipment manufacturer


Analyzer Weather Station

Toyota Prius TSI Testing Procedures (2005-Newer and 2004-Older)

Viewing Area Requirements 

Insurance Certificates


REMINDER: Inspectors MUST Collect Emission Repair Forms

Random TSI Testing Procedures