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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Brake Tag Inspection Stations

What is inspected on your vehicle?

Visit the Inspections page to learn exactly what is inspected.

Inspection fees

  • All trucks over 6,000 pounds gross vehicle weight shall pay a fee of $40.00
  • All trucks, 6,000 pounds gross vehicle weight or less shall pay a fee of $30.00
  • All other vehicles including motorcycles and utility trailers shall pay a fee of $25.00

Late fees

All vehicles registered in the parish shall be inspected at 12-month intervals, and any vehicle presented for inspection with an inspection certificate which had been issued in excess of three months previously shall be delinquent and subject to a delinquency fee according to the following schedule:

Late fees
Months Fees
From 1 to 3 months $2.00
From 3 to 6 months $4.00
From 6 to 9 months $6.00
From 9 to 12 months $8.00
From 12 months and over $10.00

Please contact the Motor Vehicle Inspection Bureau via phone at (504) 658-7170 or email with questions, concerns, complaints or if you have a business and interested in applying for the Brake Tag Program.

Inspection locations

Call first to verify the location is open and performing inspections!

The list of vehicle inspection stations is subject to change as businesses come and go from the program. Check back to find additional locations as they become available.


Becnel's Automotive
1801 Newton St
(504) 366-0101
Mon–Fri 8:30am–5:30pm
Sat 8:30am–1:30pm
Motorcycle Inspections


Soft Touch Car Wash
5270 Canal Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70124
(504) 483-0099
Mon–Fri 8am–4pm
Sat 8am–11am, 12pm-3pm

Starr Auto Care Center
1656 Robert E. Lee Blvd.
New Orleans , La. 70122
(504) 286-1414
Mon. - Fri. 7:30am-5:30pm
Sat. 8am-2pm
Motorcycle Inspections


D&M Automotive
2927 Conti St
New Orleans, LA 70129
(504) 821-8222
Mon–Fri 8am–4pm

New Orleans East

Brandt Goodyear
13311 Chef Menteur Hwy
New Orleans, LA 70129
(504) 254-5600
Mon–Fri 8:15am–4:15pm

N.O. East Tires
7603 Chef Menteur Hwy
New Orleans, LA 70126
(504) 245-0024
Mon–Fri 8:30am–4:30pm
Sat. 9am-2pm
Motorcycle Inspections


Delta Fuel
3300 Claiborne Ave
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 895-1126
Mon–Fri 9am–4pm

University Shell
6201 Claiborne Ave
New Orleans, LA 70125
(504) 861-1844
Mon–Fri 8am–4pm, Sat 8am–11:30pm

Uptown Brake Tag Station
6001 Magazine St
New Orleans, LA 70118
(504) 897-4988
Mon–Fri 8am–3:30pm
Sat 8am–11:30am

Commercial Vehicle Inspections

Big Easy
5000 Old Gentilly Rd
(504) 942-2412
Mon–Fri 8am–4pm
By Appointment Only

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Last updated: 6/15/2015 12:54:11 PM

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