Travis County processes Drive a Clean Machine applications for Williamson County. If your vehicle is registered in Williamson County, follow the same instructions to apply.
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Has your vehicle failed the emissions portion of the required annual inspection?

If so, you may qualify for assistance with vehicle repairs (emissions related expenses only) or money for a down payment on a newer car. Check to see if you’re eligible:

  1. Verify that you meet the Income Eligibility requirements
  2. Make sure your vehicle complies with Vehicle Requirements
  3. Apply for assistance

Facts about the AirCheck Texas Drive A Clean Machine Program

Types of Assistance

  • Up to $600 for vehicle emissions related repairs
  • Up to $3,000 for a new car, SUV, or van, current model year or up to three model years old
  • Up to $3,000 for a pick-up truck, current model year or up to two model years old
  • Up to $3,500 for a hybrid vehicle, electric, natural gas of current or up to three model years old OR vehicles certified to Tier 3 Bin 85 or cleaner

Click here to view a an example list of certified Tier 3 Bin 85 or cleaner.

Eligible Vehicles for Purchase

ON SEPTEMBER 1, 2017, ELIGIBLE VEHCILES FOR PURCHASE CHANGES. ONLY THESE VEHICLES ARE ELIGIBLE:

  • Model year 2018-2015 cars, SUVs, and vans
  • Model year 2018-2016 pickup trucks
  • Model year 2018-2015 hybrid, electric, natural gas and all vehicles that have been certified to meet federal Tier 2, Bin 3 or cleaner Bin certification vehicles

UNTIL AUGUST 31, 2017, ELIGIBLE VEHCILES FOR PURCHASE ARE:

  • Model year 2017-2014 cars, SUVs, and vans
  • Model year 2017-2015 pickup trucks
  • Model year 2017-2014 hybrid, electric, natural gas and all vehicles that have been certified to meet federal Tier 2, Bin 3 or cleaner Bin certification vehicles

Got Questions?

Email us at aircheck@traviscountytx.gov or call (512) 854-5020.

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Cynthia C. McDonald
County Executive

700 Lavaca Street, 5th Floor
PO Box 1748
Austin, Texas 78767 (Map)

Phone: (512) 854-9383
Fax: (512) 854-4697

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