Ohio State Highway Patrol: Salvage Inspection

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The purpose of a salvage inspection is to verify the ownership of all parts and to review all required documentation. These inspections are designed to identify stolen and contraband parts/vehicles. Vehicle must be ready for highway operation before the inspection will be completed. Salvage inspections are not meant to confirm road worthiness or quality of repairs.

  • For questions please call an inspection location.
  • For more information about salvage inspections please see the Salvage Inspection Brochure.
  • Bucyrus District
    1653 Marion Road
    Bucyrus, OH 44820
    Phone: 419-563-0272
  • Cambridge District
    95 Wildflower Drive
    New Concord, OH 43762
    Phone: (740) 826-1030
  • Cleveland District
    5225 W. 140th St
    Brook Park, OH 44142
    Phone: 216-265-1677

    8730 Lake Road
    Seville, OH 44273
    Phone: 330-769-5089

    3424 Parkman Road
    Southington, OH 44470
    Phone: 330-898-2894

  • Columbus District
    1583 Alum Creek Drive
    Columbus, OH 43209
    Phone: 614-644-1667
  • Findlay District
    8210 County Road 140, Suite D
    Findlay, OH 45840
    Phone: 419-423-2957
  • Jackson District
    25 McCarty Lane
    Jackson, OH 45640
    Phone: 740-286-3457
  • Piqua District
    1275 Experiment Farm Road, Suite D.
    Troy, OH 45373
    Phone: 937-335-6412
  • Wilmington District
    9971 Cincinnati - Dayton Road
    West Chester, OH 45069
    Phone: 513-777-5547
Required documents*
  • A receipt for the $50 inspection fee.
  • Ohio salvage title
  • Receipts for all replaced “major component parts”
*All original receipts from where parts were purchased are required for all parts replaced.
Major parts inspected*
  • Front clip (also referred to as the "doghouse")
  • Any fender or quarter panel
  • Rear clip
  • Any exterior door or hatch
  • Engine
  • Transmission or trans-axle
  • Frame
  • Bumper
  • Hood
  • Deck or trunk lid
  • Dash (when entire dash is replaced)
  • Seat
  • Air bags
  • Truck cab or bed
  • Motorcycle fairing or other related parts
*This is not a comprehensive list and should be used only as a guide. Circumstances may arise which require the inspecting officer to request documentation for a part not listed.