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Texas AirCheck

AirCheckTexas Drive a Clean Machine Program

North Central Texas Region

VEHICLE REPLACEMENT ASSISTANCE APPLICATIONS

THE PROGRAM WILL NO LONGER BE ACCEPTING VEHICLE REPLACEMENT APPLICATIONS AFTER 5PM ON FRIDAY, MARCH 20, 2015. 

Due to reduced program funds the program only allowed a limited number of issued replacement vouchers.All replacement applications received on or before 5PM Friday, March 20, 2015, will be processed in the order they are received.  Replacement applications are processed and response letters are mailed within 45 business days or less after the date received.

Assistance through this application-based program is offered on a first-come, first-served basis.  After enough applications have been received to exhaust the available funds, the replacement portion will be closed and replacement applications will no longer be accepted until next year. You may continue to check this website for the current funding status.

VEHICLE REPAIR ASSISTANCE APPLICATIONS
Applications may be submitted by fax or mail and will be processed in the order they are received. Repair applications are processed and response letters are mailed at least 10 business days or less after the date received. North Central Texas Council of Governments is not able to assist walk-ins because of limited resources.

VEHICLE REPAIR ASSISTANCE
The AirCheckTexas Drive a Clean Machine Program is designed to help vehicle owners comply with vehicle emissions standards by offering financial incentives to repair vehicles, and allows local residents to contribute to the regional air quality solution.

If your vehicle is registered in Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Johnson, Kaufman, Parker, Rockwall, or Tarrant County and your vehicle has failed the state emissions inspection within the past 30 days, you may be eligible for a repair voucher up to $600 toward emissions repair assistance. Please use the links to the right of this page for the income guidelines and vehicle requirements that apply for assistance.

HOW TO APPLY FOR ASSISTANCE 
Applications may be downloaded for repair assistance in English, Spanish or you may complete the online version. Please use the links to the right of this page under APPLICATIONS (How to Apply). Any version you select including the online application must be printed, signed, and submitted to our office for verification. Please mail or fax your application, supporting household income documentation* for all adults and Vehicle Inspection Report to:

Mail                                                             Fax
AirCheckTexas Program                      817-608-2315 
P.O. Box 5888
Arlington, TX 76005-5888

*Income documentation may include the following copies:

  •  most recent income tax return or W2
  •  pay stubs for the last three consecutive months
  •  most recent disability or social security annual award letter
  •  written, signed statement of unemployment

Send any questions about the program to airchecktexas@nctcog.orgDue to security reasons, DO NOT submit your application and income documentation via e-mail.

Frequently asked questions are available about the program and how to use a voucher.

ADDITIONAL PROGRAM INFORMATION

NOTE FOR VOUCHER RECIPIENTS: 
For repair or replacement assistance, a voucher must be presented to a listed participating repair facility or dealership at the time of the emissions repairs or vehicle purchase. No reimbursements are allowed if emissions repairs or vehicle purchase are made prior to receiving a valid voucher or used at a non-participating facility. The replacement vehicle purchased must follow these requirements.These details are included in the replacement voucher envelope.

For more information about the AirCheckTexas Drive a Clean Machine Program, please use the links to the right of this page.

You may contact our office at 1-800-898-9103.

As Regional Administrator for the AirCheckTexas Program, the North Central Texas Council of Governments is subject to the Texas Public Information Act. Therefore, some participant information is considered public information and may be disclosed in response to Public Information Act requests.

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Currently we are processing:

Processing times may vary; please allow
10 business days for REPAIR applications
and 45 business days for REPLACEMENT applications.

CURRENTLY WE ARE PROCESSING:
REPLACEMENT
applications received on:
October 22, 2015

Program Requirements

Income Requirements
-Income Guidelines (PDF)

Vehicle Requirements

-For Repair Assistance (PDF)
-For Replacement Assistance (PDF)
-Additional Repair/Replacement Information (PDF)

Program Information
-Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)
-Fact Sheet (PDF)

Applications (How to Apply)

Dallas-Fort Worth Area Repair Applications
-English (PDF)
-Spanish (PDF)
-Online English/Spanish

REMINDER: Enter all required fields, click green submit button, print & sign before mailing or faxing your application.

-Houston-Galveston Area Applications

Voucher Recipients (Using a Voucher)

-Participating Repair Facilities (PDF)
-Participating Auto Dealers (PDF)
-Replacement Vehicle Requirements (PDF)

Eligible Replacement Cars or Trucks by Model Year Tier 2 Bin 5 or Cleaner:

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