Smog Check Referee Program

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All Smog Check stations operate by the same standards as determined by the Bureau of Automotive Repair. However, in some cases the Referee can provide a third-party inspection.

Upon completion of the inspection, the Referee will review the results with you. You can also access your Smog Check results from the Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR) website beginning at midnight the day after your vehicle is tested. Click here to view your results.

No. Once the vehicle is in compliance with California emission laws and it passes the complete Referee inspection, the Referee will apply a BAR label allowing future Smog Checks to be performed by the industry.