Providing Public Service with Integrity

Adam E Frerichs - Sheriff

Cheyenne County

Sheriff's Office

Sidney, NE

Sheriff > Motor Vehicle Inspections



The Sheriff's Office conducts vehicle inspections

  • Monday - Friday (excluding Holidays) from 08:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • If you need special arrangements, please contact my office for assistance at 308-254-2922

Vehicle inspections are required for:

  • all vehicles, ATVs, minibikes and trailers brought into Nebraska from Out-of-State ;
  • all Assembled Vehicles and assembled ATVs and minibikes;
  • a vehicle, ATV or minibike with a Salvage Certificate of Title when making application for a regular Certificate of Title (title will be branded “Previously Salvaged” and brand will be carried forward on all title issued thereafter);
  • all Applications for Assigned ID Number *, [Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) for a motor vehicle], including applications submitted for apportioned vehicles. Assigned ID Number Applications for a Hull Identification Number(HIN) for motorboats do not require a Sheriff's Inspection Form;
  • all ATVs and minibikes when no title document is surrendered;
  • any time the Department of Motor Vehicles or designated County Official requests an inspection to determine if the vehicle meets the definition of motor vehicle.


  • A fee of $10.00 will be due at the time of the inspection