Q. Where can I learn about my Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)?


The DOT does not not keep track of Vehicle Identification Numbers (VINs). 

VIN Resources from the DOT

VIN Resources Outside the DOT

VIN Guide

VIN Lookup

(Note: The above private-sector web sites are not maintained by US DOT or any other US Government office. We take no responsibility for the content or accuracy of any non-US DOT web page, and offer the above links strictly as a courtesy, should you be interested.)

Related Resource

NHTSA and SAE  work together to coordinate the assignment of manufacturer identifiers. 

To request assignment of manufacturer identifiers contact SAE by mail: 

Society of Automotive Engineers 

Attention: WMI Coordinator

400 Commonwealth Avenue

Warrendale, Pennsylvania 15096


  • Last Updated Aug 01, 2017
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  • Answered By David Martin

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