Vehicle Inspection

Vehicle Inspection FAQ’s

Q: What do I need to have my vehicle inspected?
A: Possession of the vehicle, state title to the vehicle and form TC 96-182 (Application for Kentucky Certificate of Title or Registration) with owner information completed, signed and notorized.

Q: How much does it cost to have my vehicle inspected?
A: Five dollars ($5.00) If you bring the vehicle to the sheriff’s office.

Q: I have just moved to Kentucky from another state. How long do I have to license my vehicle in Kentucky?
A: Fifteen (15) days, per KRS 186.020.

Q: Where do I go to get my vehicle inspected?
A: Sheriff’s Office, 974 River Bend Road, Frankfort. For an additional $10.00 fee, you may call and request a deputy be dispatched to your location for vehicle inspection.  You must have the exact amount of $15.00 in cash or personal check made payable to: Franklin County Sheriff.  Deputies do not carry change. If a receipt is required, you will need to contact the office during normal office hours.

Sheriff Chris Quire

Franklin County

Phone: 502-875-8740

Fax: 502-875-8738

Text-A-Tip: 502-320-3306


Office Hours


8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Sheriff's Office | Franklin County, KY

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