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Certified Emission Repair Technician Permits

Permits for operation of vehicles driven by certified emission repair technicians during drive cycle testing

Permits are issued to Certified Emission Repair Technicians to allow them to drive vehicles without current registration on public roadways in order to complete repairs requiring drive-cycle testing for OBD-II sensor readiness purposes.

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Department: DNREC

Division: Air Quality

Office: Area Source Compliance


Permit periods range from one to five years so that permit expiration coincides with expiration of ASE-L1 or DEEP certifcation.


$25 per year; fees of $25 to $125 are charged, depending on length of permit period (1-5 years).

Application Form

Applicable Rules and Regulations
(See section 8)


Tom Postell can be contacted by email at and by phone at 302 739-9402.


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