Maryland State Inspection

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Suppose you are new to Maryland or purchase a car, truck, or SUV from an out-of-state dealer or a private party. In that case, you will are required to perform a Maryland State Inspection to register your vehicle, obtain tags, and secure the title from the Maryland Motor Vehicle Association (MVA).

Authorized M.D. State Inspection Station

Full Circle is committed to giving you an honest inspection of your vehicle in Halethorpe, MD (21227). Once complete, vehicles meeting minimum safety requirements for the MVA will be issued an electronic certificate of compliance by the Full Circle Auto Repair & Training Center.

Frequently Asked Questions

Maryland inspection is performed to ensure that every vehicle on the road meets minimum safety standards outlined by The Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR).

The inspection usually takes about one hour, depending on the vehicle. If there is a delay, you will receive a call from one of Full Circle Auto Repair & Training Center’s Service Advisors.

Appointments are recommended and ensure timely service. Give Full Circle Auto Repair & Training Center a call, or schedule an appointment online. You will be able to reach Full Circle Auto Repair & Training Center in Halethorpe 21227 at (410) 242-3168 and Full Circle Auto Repair & Training Center – Waverly 21218 at (410) 889-8000.
Yes. Every state has different safety standards, and some states may check more items than others.
Maryland law allows 30 days or 1,000 miles to complete any repairs needed to pass inspection. Repairs completed in the specified time frame will be electronically transmitted to MVA with a certificate of compliance.