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Contact the California Department of Motor Vehicles or your local California Highway Patrol Office for Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) verification.
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Please call the Criminal Investigations Section Sergeant at (510) 596-3708.
If your vehicle was found with expired registration, the Police Department charges a fee of $197 (cash only & exact change). Current registration and a valid driver’s license must be provided at the time of the vehicle release. The towing company will also charge fees for the release of the vehicle. Emeryville Police Department is open 24 hours/7 days a week for vehicle releases.
Yes. Fingerprinting is done by appointment only Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm (excluding holidays). You must make an appointment with by calling (510) 596-3718.**PLEASE NOTE, DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, OUR LIVESCAN FINGERPRINTING SERVICES ARE SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE**