California VIN Check and Lookup

Check for a California vehicle and get Full VIN History Report

A VIN number, or Vehicle Identification Number is a 17-digit number, that serves as the car's unique identity code.
For most vehicles, you can find the VIN on your front driver’s side interior dashboard or the driver’s side door post. Alternatively, you may find it on the vehicle’s insurance and ownership documents.
Example: WBABW53475PL53334

A unique code that consists of 17 characters is used for identifying cars on the territory of the U.S. In California, you can use this code to find out the history of the car or motorcycle you're willing to buy.

There are two types of reports provided by the California VIN check. The first is free and it gives you only basic facts about the specs of the car and some information about its history. If you order a paid California DMV check, you will find out the following things about the used car you wish to buy:

The number of road accidents. If there were too many cases of road accidents, you should carefully check and examine the current state of the body and the engine. If there are some issues with the geometry of the body, we advise you should look for another vehicle.

  • The number of previous owners. You won't see any names, addresses or phones. You can only see if the owner was a state organization, a private company or a person.
  • With the VIN check California, you can find out the title of the car. It will help you define whether it was stolen or not.
  • Odometer information. It will let you know the amount of miles that can draw a picture of a current state of the car. If the amount is too big or too little, you should ask the seller why it's so.
  • Information about any liens and loans. You should be very careful with such cars and double-check if all the sum of the loan was paid off before the purchase. Otherwise, you will need to pay it with your own money.


Where can you find the VIN number on the car you want to buy? Use the insurance card to see the code and compare it with the one you find on the boy of the car.

Stand in front of the car and take a look at the windshield. In the right corner at the bottom of the windshield, there's the code consisting of 17 characters. They have to stand in one straight row. The code consists of letters and numbers. Such letters as O, Q and I are not use in it not to be confused with the corresponding numbers.

To be able to use a free VIN check California for the bike, you take the same steps. The code is located in the insurance card and on the right side of the steering neck behind the front forks. You need to rewrite the code and paste it into a corresponding field on our site.

In a matter of seconds you will get the information sheet about the vehicle. The data is collected from the insurance companies, the salvage yards, auctions and so on.

The report provides you with reliable and truthful information. You can also receive this information sheet or check the one you received online by visiting a local DMV office or any alternative company that works with the VIN codes.

You can use CA DMV VIN check not only for purchasing the vehicle, but also in case you wish to sell it. If you give the future buyer a full report about the history of the car or a bike, you will be able to make the process go faster. If you buy a used car, you should check the history of it to exclude any accidents because of unsafe body damages from the past and debts that you have to pay off.

California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)

2415 1st Ave,
Sacramento, CA 95818
(800) 777-0133