VIN Checks

Mondays: 9 AM to 1 PM This is a local (Middletown) Dealership Day

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays: 9 AM to 3 PM 

 

COVID-19 Specifications

Anyone arriving for a VIN Check who hasn’t been vaccinated must wear a facemask.  All customers must bring their own pen. 

Required Items

When arriving for the VIN Check, please have the following:

  • Current Vehicle Mileage at time of VIN check
  • Driver's License
  • Out of state Title Certificate or Valid Registration (If there's a lien on the vehicle, a copy of the title may be obtained from the lien holder)
  • Proof of Rhode Island residence with current address
  • Service Fee: exact cash - $10 for Middletown residents and $20 for all other residents. If paying with a check make it payable to the Middletown Police Department. Make sure your current address and phone number are written on it.

VIN Check Fee

The VIN Checks are done at the Middletown Police Department located at 123 Valley Road. The cost for the service is $10 for Middletown residents and $20 for all other Rhode Island residents. Middletown businesses pay $20.

The fee is payable by cash or check. Credit or Debit cards are not accepted. If paying with a check, make it payable to the ‘Middletown Police Department’. Make sure your current address and phone number are written on it.

Vehicle Identification Number or VIN Checks

Any vehicle, 2001 model or newer, with a title outside the state of Rhode Island must have a VIN Check completed before registering the vehicle with DMV. We perform this service for all RI residents.


Required Items

Please have the following ready for the VIN Check:

  • The vehicle 
  • Current Vehicle Mileage at time of VIN check 
  • Driver's License 
  • Out of state Title Certificate or Valid Registration (Non-Expired) – If there's a lien on the vehicle, a copy of the title may be obtained from the lien holder 
  • Proof of Rhode Island residence with current address (electric/gas bill, etc.) 
  • Service Fee