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I Want To Get a VIN Check

What is a VIN check?

VIN stands for "vehicle identification number".

Every vehicle has this number etched in several places. When you purchase a vehicle from out of state, the VIN must be checked by a local police department to verify that the paperwork is correct and that the vehicle is not stolen.

VIN Checklist:

  1. This department performs VIN checks for North Kingstown residents only.
  2. VIN checks are performed from 10:00am to 11:30am and 4:30pm to 6:00pm, seven days a week. An officer will be called in from the road to check your vehicle (subject to availability).
  3. A state imposed fee of ten dollars ($10.00) is required. You must pay by check or exact change (officers do not have change).
  4. A valid out of state registration or title is required.
  5. You must bring your vehicle with you.
  6. A VIN check is required for any vehicle 10 years old or newer.