Consumer Assistance Program
10949 North Mather Boulevard, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
Toll Free 866.272.9642
Notice to Consumers:
Please click on the Dismantler List link below for the most up-to-date list of BAR-contracted auto dismantlers, or call us toll free at 866.272.9642.
Be sure to contact the dismantler prior to arriving at a site to ensure they are able to accept CAP vehicles.
Please Note: CAP does not have authority to reimburse for vehicles sold to dismantlers not under contract with BAR.
The Consumer Assistance Program (CAP) is administered by the Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR) and is designed to help improve California's air quality. A consumer may retire a qualified vehicle and receive $1000. Consumers meeting low income eligibility requirements may receive $1500. In addition, CAP provides qualified consumers who own a vehicle that cannot pass its biennial (every other year) Smog Check inspection up to $500 in financial assistance toward emissions-related repairs.
- CAP Frequently Asked Questions
- CAP Consumer Application
- Repair Assistance Frequently Asked Questions Other Repair Assistance Options
- Vehicle Retirement Frequently Asked Questions Other Vehicle Retirement Options
- Find a Smog Check Station
- Dismantler List
- CAP Eligibility Requirements