Aircheck Texas Program Continues in 2016

If you qualify you could receive up to $3,500 towards replacing your vehicle or up to $600 in repair assistance. Texas motorists applying for REPAIR ASSISTANCE should obtain a repair voucher prior to having emission related repairs performed, as repairs made prior to approval will not be eligible for reimbursement.
Find a Recognized Emission Repair Facilities (RERF) with the RERF Repair Locator

Effective September 1, 2015, eligible vehicles are:

  • Model year 2013,2014,2015,2016 cars, SUVs, and vans;
  • Model year 2014,2015,2016 pickup trucks; and
  • Model year 2013,2014,2105,2016 hybrid, electric, natural gas and all vehicles that have been certified to meet federal Tier 2, Bin 3 or cleaner Bin certification vehicles.

All vehicles sold on or after September 1 must meet new eligibility criteria, regardless of the voucher’s date of issue or expiration, or status of ongoing sales negotiations with the dealer.

Eligible Counties

Austin Program Area

  • Travis
  • Williamson

Dallas-Fort Worth Program Area

  • Collin
  • Dallas
  • Denton
  • Ellis
  • Johnson
  • Kaufman
  • Parker
  • Rockwall
  • Tarrant

Houston-Galveston-Brazoria Program Area

  • Brazoria
  • Fort Bend
  • Galveston
  • Harris
  • Montgomery

Condition of Vehicle (either of the following:)

Failed Emissions

  • Failed an emissions test,
  • Registered in your participating county area for at least 12 of the 15 months preceding your application, and
  • Passed a Texas motor-vehicle safety and emissions inspection within 15 months of your application and driven under its own power to the automobile dealership.

OR

Gas Powered at Least 10 years old

  • At least 10 year old and gasoline powered,
  • Driven under its own power to the automobile dealership,
  • Registered in your participating county area for at least 12 of the 15 months preceding your application, and
  • Passed a DPS motor-vehicle safety inspection (if more than 24 years old) or safety and emissions inspection (if 24 years old less) within 15 months of application.

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Call 1-800-898-9103 or visit http://www.nctcog.org/trans/programs/aqo.asp for more information.