Bureau of Automotive Repair - CA Department of Consumer Affairs

Address

625 Alfred Nobel Drive, Suite A
Hercules, CA 94547

(510) 964-3030

www.bar.ca.gov

AKA:

BAR, Consumer Assistance Program

Description:

Operates automotive repair and smog check station licensing units and several programs related to automotive repair and vehicle emissions including the Consumer Assistance Program (CAP) which assists consumers needing Smog Check repairs to bring their vehicles into compliance with emissions standards. CAP allows qualified motorists to receive financial assistance for emissions-related repairs from the state. Eligible consumers can receive payment to retire their high-polluting vehicle. The Bureau of Automotive Repair takes complaints against auto repair shops and smoking vehicles; helps consumers to locate hard-to-find emissions parts, and offers a free auto body inspection program. Extensive information available online; see website for more information.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Date of Official Change:

April 13, 2021

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

625 Alfred Nobel Drive, Suite A
Hercules, CA 94547

Mailing

PO Box 989001
West Sacramento, CA 95798-9001

Contacts

Kimberly Kirchmeyer

Primary Contact

Directer

bareditor@dca.ca.gov

Phone Numbers

Main Number

(510) 964-3030

Toll Free

(866) 272-9642

Accessibility:

Handicap Accessible

Description

Operates automotive repair and smog check station licensing units and several programs related to automotive repair and vehicle emissions including the Consumer Assistance Program (CAP) which assists consumers needing Smog Check repairs to bring their vehicles into compliance with emissions standards. CAP allows qualified motorists to receive financial assistance for emissions-related repairs from the state. Eligible consumers can receive payment to retire their high-polluting vehicle. The Bureau of Automotive Repair takes complaints against auto repair shops and smoking vehicles; helps consumers to locate hard-to-find emissions parts, and offers a free auto body inspection program. Extensive information available online; see website for more information.

Hours

Monday-Friday, 8am - 5pm

Required Documents

None

Eligibility

Vehicle must have failed Smog Check, not have a tampered emissions control system, be currently registered with DMV with valid unexpired registration or have fees paid, not undergoing a transfer of ownership, not registered as a business, fleet or non-profit organization and title must be in the applicants name. Client must have household income that is less than or equal to 225% of FPL and not have received assistance for the same vehicle through CAP.

Fees

Call for information on repairs/emissions assistance.

Intake Procedure

Apply online or call for information.

Languages

English and Spanish

Service Area

California

Geography Served

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  • California

    Telephone Numbers

    Number:
    510-964-3030
    Type:
    Main Number
    Name:
    Main Number
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    Description

    Operates automotive repair and smog check station licensing units and several programs related to automotive repair and vehicle emissions including the Consumer Assistance Program (CAP) which assists consumers needing Smog Check repairs to bring their vehicles into compliance with emissions standards. CAP allows qualified motorists to receive financial assistance for emissions-related repairs from the state. Eligible consumers can receive payment to retire their high-polluting vehicle. The Bureau of Automotive Repair takes complaints against auto repair shops and smoking vehicles; helps consumers to locate hard-to-find emissions parts, and offers a free auto body inspection program. Extensive information available online; see website for more information.

    Hours

    Monday-Friday, 8am - 5pm

    Required Documents

    None

    Eligibility

    California resident

    Fees

    Call for information on repairs/emissions assistance

    Intake Procedure

    Apply online or call for information.

    Languages

    English and Spanish

    Service Area

    California

    Geography Served

      If a location is greyed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

    • California

      Telephone Numbers

      Number:
      510-964-3030
      Type:
      Main Number
      Name:
      Main Number
      Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (DD-1500.0650) and related services within the Service Tree.

      Description

      Operates automotive repair and smog check station licensing units and several programs related to automotive repair and vehicle emissions including the Consumer Assistance Program (CAP) which assists consumers needing Smog Check repairs to bring their vehicles into compliance with emissions standards. CAP allows qualified motorists to receive financial assistance for emissions-related repairs from the state. Eligible consumers can receive payment to retire their high-polluting vehicle. The Bureau of Automotive Repair takes complaints against auto repair shops and smoking vehicles; helps consumers to locate hard-to-find emissions parts, and offers a free auto body inspection program. Extensive information available online; see website for more information.

      Hours

      Monday-Friday, 8am - 5pm

      Required Documents

      None

      Eligibility

      California resident

      Fees

      Call for information on repairs/emissions assistance

      Intake Procedure

      Apply online or call for information.

      Languages

      English and Spanish

      Service Area

      California

      Geography Served

        If a location is greyed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

      • California

        Telephone Numbers

        Number:
        510-964-3030
        Type:
        Main Number
        Name:
        Main Number
        Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (DD-1500.0650-040) and related services within the Service Tree.

        Description

        Operates automotive repair and smog check station licensing units and several programs related to automotive repair and vehicle emissions including the Consumer Assistance Program (CAP) which assists consumers needing Smog Check repairs to bring their vehicles into compliance with emissions standards. CAP allows qualified motorists to receive financial assistance for emissions-related repairs from the state. Eligible consumers can receive payment to retire their high-polluting vehicle. The Bureau of Automotive Repair takes complaints against auto repair shops and smoking vehicles; helps consumers to locate hard-to-find emissions parts, and offers a free auto body inspection program. Extensive information available online; see website for more information.

        Hours

        Monday-Friday, 8am - 5pm

        Required Documents

        None

        Eligibility

        California resident

        Fees

        Call for information on repairs/emissions assistance

        Intake Procedure

        Apply online or call for information.

        Languages

        English and Spanish

        Service Area

        California

        Geography Served

          If a location is greyed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

        • California

          Telephone Numbers

          Number:
          510-964-3030
          Type:
          Main Number
          Name:
          Main Number
          Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (JD-6500.0500-800) and related services within the Service Tree.

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