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  • General Assistance

    Consumer Information Center: 800.952.5210
    Answers general consumer questions and complaints and helps identify locations of licensed Smog Check stations.

    BAR Industry Help Desk: 866.860.8509
    Answers questions about technical matters, equipment, and BAR program (STAR, CAP, etc.) issues for stations and technicians.

  • Consumer Programs

    Consumer Assistance Program: 866.272.9642

    Auto Body Inspection Program: 866.799.3811

    BAR Referee Scheduling Center: 800.622.7733

  • Smog Check Parts

    Emissions Parts Locator Service: 800.622.7733
    Locate hard-to-find emissions parts needed to bring vehicles into compliance with state law.

BAR Licensing

Mailing Address: (Application with Fees)
P.O. BOX 989001
West Sacramento, CA 95798-9001

Physical Address:
10949 North Mather Boulevard
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

BAR Field Offices

BAR Field Offices answer general consumer questions and complaints and help identify locations of licensed Smog Check stations.

  • Bakersfield: 3331 N. Sillect Avenue, 661.335.7400
  • Culver City: 6001 Bristol Parkway, 310.410.0024
  • Fresno: 7130 N. Marks Avenue, 559.445.5015
  • Hercules: 625 Alfred Nobel Drive, Suite A, 510.964.3030
  • Irvine (formerly Placentia): 16735 Von Karman Avenue, Suite 100, 949.988.5252
  • Riverside: 1450 Iowa Avenue, Suite 150, 951.782.4250
  • Sacramento: 10949 North Mather Boulevard, 916.403.8080
  • San Diego: 16855 W. Bernardo Drive, Suite 112, 858.716.1025
  • San Jose: 6860 Santa Teresa Boulevard, 408.277.1860
  • South El Monte: 1180 Durfee Avenue, Suite 120, 626.575.6934
  • South San Francisco: 395 Oyster Point, Suite 102, 650.827.2074
  • Valencia: 27202 Turnberry Lane, Suite 250, 661.702.6600

BAR Email List

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BAR Website Contact

To send an email for suggestions, or if you are experiencing technical difficulties related to BAR's Web site, email BAR's Web Master at

BAR Program Contact

To send an email for general questions concerning BAR and its program contents, email BAR's Editor at

Request a Speaker

To request a BAR speaker or an attendee for your event, please submit an Ambassador Request Form.

DCA/BAR Publications

For questions regarding publications, please call 800.952.5210.

Many publications are accessible online on our Publications page. Printed copies are also available by submitting a Publications Order Form.

DCA/BAR Small Business/DVBE Advocate

Air Resources Board (ARB)

ARB is part of the California Environmental Protection Agency and is responsible for developing statewide programs and strategies to reduce air pollution and the emission of smog-forming pollutants by mobile sources. For additional information about ARB programs or for questions regarding engine changes, aftermarket parts, and gray-market vehicles, please call ARB's Helpline at 800.242.4450 or visit

Department of Motor Vehicles

For questions about Smog Check exemptions, registration deadlines, and other motor vehicle-related services, please call 800.777.0133 or visit

Help Fight Smog!

To report polluters, please call the ARB's Vehicle Complaint Hotline at 800.END.SMOG or 800.363.7664.

For additional information, check the ARB air pollution complaints web page:

Your support for clean air is greatly appreciated!