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67 Pa. Code § 175.44. Ordering certificates of inspection.

§ 175.44. Ordering certificates of inspection.

 (a)  Forms. The following requisition forms shall be used to order certificates of inspection and inserts:

   (1)  MV-436a. For vehicles.

   (2)  MV-467a. For inserts and temporary inspection approval indicators.

 (b)  Contents. Required information shall be entered on the order form.

   (1)  The correct name, address and station number, as shown on the certificate of appointment, shall be entered on every requisition form.

   (2)  A requisition shall be personally signed by one of the persons whose signature appears on Form MV-500. The signature shall be identical to the one on file or the requisition will be rejected. No one may order certificates of inspection unless his signature is on the Form MV-500 on file with the Department.

 (c)  Additional instructions. The following also apply:

   (1)  When special delivery is desired, a separate check shall be enclosed for postage. Do not enclose cash or add the amount for postage to the check for certificates of inspection.

   (2)  Each sticker requisition shall be accompanied by a separate check. Certificates of inspection may be ordered on one requisition form. Checks shall be made payable to the ‘‘Department of Transportation’’ or ‘‘PENNDOT.’’

   (3)  A requisition may be a snap-out form with two sheets in each set. A copy shall be forwarded to the Department. No copy may be detached.

   (4)  An incomplete or improper certificate of inspection requisition or check shall be returned to the official inspection station for correction. To avoid unnecessary inconvenience or delay, information shall be rechecked carefully.

   (5)  If certificates of inspection are to be delivered to a mailing address instead of the inspection station address, the mailing address shall be included on every requisition submitted to the Department.

 (d)  Copies. A copy of the requisition or a Department receipt will be returned with the order of certificates of inspection shipped from the Department. Station copies of the requisitions or Department receipts shall be kept on file at the station for 2 years and shall be made available for inspection upon request of the inspection station supervisor or an authorized representative of the Department.

 (e)  Suggested schedule. Certificates of inspection should be ordered as needed. Thirty days should be allowed for delivery.

 (f)  Additional certificates. An inspection station should anticipate its need for additional certificates of inspection.


   The provisions of this §  175.44 amended under the Vehicle Code, 75 Pa.C.S. § §  4101, 4103, 4301, 4501, 4521, 4702, 4703, 4706(e), 4728 and 6103.


   The provisions of this §  175.44 adopted July 9, 1982, effective July 10, 1982, 12 Pa.B. 2181; amended October 29, 1982, effective October 30, 1982, 12 Pa.B. 3859; amended June 1, 1984, effective June 2, 1984, 14 Pa.B. 1874; readopted December 2, 1988, effective December 3, 1988, 18 Pa.B. 5362; amended September 26, 1997, effective September 27, 1997, 27 Pa.B. 5003; amended October 25, 2013, effective October 26, 2013, 43 Pa.B. 6349. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (235237) to (235239).

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