VIN Check

Use our FREE VIN Check service to reveal specific information related to your car. Decode your VIN and get the history of accidents, title, ownership, auction, police, and much more!

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What is a VIN check?

A VIN CHECK is a tool that determines whether the VIN belongs to the correct vehicle and check all relevant information about it. A VIN CHECK returns a Vehicle History Report with large amounts of data to understand the history of the vehicle. It is a necessary tool to assess any vehicle before purchase. A VIN CHECK can be extremely useful in identifying any issues with the vehicle.

Every vehicle history report includes the ownership history of the vehicle, a detailed title check history, accidents history, theft records, recalls, service and repair history, and most importantly, our report contains auction photos and data. These auction photos and data can be essential in making sure that the vehicle is in good health.

What is a VIN and where can you find a VIN?

The VIN number, or Vehicle Identification Number, is a unique set of 17 characters containing numbers and letters. A VIN is the most reliable way to identify a vehicle. 

The VIN number can be found on the body of a vehicle or on its documents. The VIN number is also known as the chassis number and consists of 17 characters which are a mix of numbers and letters. Here are the locations where you will find the VIN.

  • Windshield: You can find the VIN on the left side of the dashboard affixed to the windshield on a metallic plate.
  • Driver’s door jamb: You can also locate the VIN on the sticker placed near the driver’s side door jam.
  • Engine Block: Check the engine block to find the imprinted VIN number.
  • Insurance papers: You can locate the VIN Number by simply looking at the insurance papers for the vehicle.
  • Registration or Title papers: The vehicle title or registration papers will contain the 17 digit VIN Number, also known as the chassis number or a vehicle’s serial number. 
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How to find the VIN on a Motorcycle?

The VIN location on motorcycles differs from various manufacturers. You can usually locate the VIN number on the steering neck. You can turn the handlebars to the left and look on the right side of the frame where the steering head goes through the frame. 

Motorcycle VIN Check

What makes our vehicle history report different than the competitors is that we can generate a report for any type of vehicle, including Motorcycles. You only need the VIN number to find relevant and authentic information. The DMV website also provides an option to check the motorcycle title history. However, our report will include data from several sources including the DMV and NMVTIS. 

Also, the report will include the auction photos and data. These auction photos and data are only available in our report and are not provided by any other service provider including Carfax. Our VIN Decoder service is cheaper as compared to the rest of the market. This makes our report more detailed and cost-effective than any other competitor.

What can you learn about a vehicle from our VIN Check service?

Wondering the number of owners the VIN you are searching had? Did it have any accidents or insurance damage claims? Does the mileage add up to what is shown on the dashboard? These are all great questions that a simple VIN check can answer. 

Premium VIN acquires this data from national databases, such as the NMVTIS, Department of Motor Vehicles, Ministry of Transportation, car manufacturer’s databases, insurance companies, car auctions, car dealers, state records, inspections stations. Every VIN report includes over 60 checks. Here’s what you can discover about the vehicle by searching the VIN.

  • The number of owners
  •  Mileage information
  • Accidents history 
  • Airbag deployment 
  • Vehicle Specifications 
  • Market Value 
  • Service and repair history
  • Title history verification
  • Warranty Status 
  • Police Reports
  • Safety rating 
  • Recall and Defect information
  •  Department of Motor Vehicle Records 
  • Insurance Records
  • Inspection Records 
  • Vehicle Use Verification
  • Loan & Lien Verification

VIN Recall Check

A significant element of the VIN CHECK report, the VIN recall check covers all the previous recalls that have been issued by the manufacturer. These recalls could be related to the safety or performance of the vehicle. Some recalls are of general safety or performance type like the Takata Airbag Safety Recall.

Other recalls related to the performance of the vehicle are also generally known as non-safety recalls. Recalls are issued so that qualified car owners can get free repairs and part replacement under the recall statement. Our report covers if the owner followed the repair and service regularly.


The DMV VIN CHECK is an important feature of the report and offers detailed history of ownership of the vehicle. It is useful to know if any vehicle is reported stolen and that it has a proper owner history. Whether you are interested in a used car or you are buying a new vehicle, it is important to conduct a DMV VIN CHECK.


The NICB VIN CHECK has generated an accurate report based on the valuation of the vehicle. The data is verified from various sources, namely the NCIB, NHTSA, and National Insurance Databases. Data is also collected from regional dealerships. 

Check Car Value by VIN

Performing a VIN CHECK on your vehicle will generate real-time market analysis. This service provides a detailed report on similar vehicles sold in the region. Car evaluation has a number of factors that must be considered, which is exactly what our VIN CHECK report does. Not only does it give market analysis, but it also determines the approximate time required to sell the vehicle. 

Check Car Warranty by VIN

Generating a VIN CHECK on your vehicle offers you the ability to verify the warranty status and historical maintenance data. A vehicle in perfect health is more prioritized by prospective buyers. Our VIN lookup discloses all this information, to help vehicle owners have peace of mind whether they are buying or selling a vehicle. 

Classic Car VIN Check

We value our customers just as much they value their classic cars.

The actual value of the car is hidden in the authenticity of the classic, vintage cars. These vehicles are special status vehicles and need in-depth evaluation. You can trust our classic car VIN check for due diligence. 

You only need to enter the VIN number and leave the rest of it to us. The report will include the ownership history, the modifications it has undergone, repair and service history, any major accidents and insurance data related to it, and lastly, the specifications with which it was manufactured in the first place.