Salvage Vehicle Inspections

When do you need a Salvage Vehicle Inspection?

A salvage vehicle inspection is required in the State of Wisconsin when a vehicle has been in an accident and determined totaled by an insurance company. The vehicle can then operate on the road after passing the inspection. 
  • WI Title in the owner's name. Exception - WI Dealers may present a completed MV-11 document in the buyer's name. The title presented at the time of the inspection shall be a WI salvage title.
  • 4 pictures showing damage prior to repair (all sides of the vehicle).
  • Completed major parts statement MV2673 in triplicate and receipts for new or used major parts. For any used part, the owner/agent must ensure that the vehicle identification number for any donor part is documented.
  • Completed MV1 document in duplicate and in the owner's name for the specific salvage transaction.
  • Business size envelope with required postage.
  • Personal Check
  • Titled owner must be present for inspection.

Failure to provide any of the above items will result in the failure of the inspection.

Contact the Saukville Police Dept. with any questions @ 262-284-0444.

Fees for SVIs

  • $10 per vehicle if the salvage vehicle is inspected during the regularly scheduled inspection hours of 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
  • $20.00 per vehicle if the salvage vehicle is inspected outside of the above listed regular inspection hours.
  • Additional Fees paid by separate payment.
  • $25.00 fee No Call, No Show for appointments.
  •  There may be an additional garage/lift fee