What's in a Report?

A CheckThatVIN Report pulls data from the National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS). At only $3.50, it's the smart resource for anyone looking for some peace-of-mind when buying a used car.

CheckThatVIN Report retrieves the following information:

Title and Brand Information

A "brand" is recorded on a vehicle's title if it was ever junked, salvaged, rebuilt, or flooded, etc. There are many different types of Brands.

NMVTIS information from state motor vehicle departments, including:

  • Vehicle Identification Number (VIN).
  • States in which the vehicle has been titled.
  • Dates that the titles were issued (if available).
  • Year, make and model of the vehicle.
  • Odometer reading as of the titling dates.

NMVTIS information from junk and salvage businesses, including:

  • Name, address, and contact information of the reporting businesses.
  • Date the businesses obtained the vehicle.
  • Status of the vehicle:
    • Sold
    • Crushed
    • Scrap
    • Salvage
  • Was the vehicle labeled for export to another country? Y/N

NMVTIS information from insurance companies, including:

  • Name, address, and contact information of the reporting insurance companies.
  • Date the vehicle was obtained by the insurance companies, or the dates it was designated as junk, salvage or total.

Please click here to see which State DMV's are contributing NMVTIS report data.

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