Dorn's Body & Paint Virginia State Inspections

Serving Richmond, VA since 1965. All of our mechanical technicians are ASE certified. 

We stand behind our auto repairs with a 100% Guarantee!

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Virginia State Inspections

Among Dorn’s many certifications, we are also a certified Virginia State Inspection Station.
What Gets Inspected
Interior Lights
Exterior Lights
Signal Device
Steering & Suspension
Other Glass
Exhaust System
Rear License Plate
Hood / catches
Driver’s Seat
Seat Belts
Air Bag & Light
Air Pollution Control System
Fuel System
Floor Pan

Emissions Test

Certain areas in Virginia also require an emissions test with the standard vehicle inspection. There are some exceptions, however if you live in any of the following cities or counties you will likely need to pass an emissions test.

Required Cities & Counties
Prince William
Falls Church
Manassas Park

2 Year/24,000 Mile Warranty

collision repair richmond All of our Mechanical repairs come with a 2 Year/24,000 Mile Warranty. We stand behind the skill and dedication of our factory-trained technicians, and give our 100% guarantee for customer satisfaction.

Why Choose Dorn’s Body & Paint?

  • ASE Certified Technicians
  • 100% Guarantee on all services and preservation of factory warranties.
  • Access to Genuine replacement parts and repair procedures.
  • Hertz On-site car rentals.
  • 24/7 Towing service.
  • Environmentally Friendly
  • 3D, Computerized Frame & Structural Repair


Factory Trained Technicians

We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee for our repairs because we know that our technicians are among the most highly trained in the area. All of our mechanical technicians are ASE certified. Our Shop has also earned an I-CAR Gold Class title which fewer than 10% of body shops qualify for. Our certifications are proof from the manufacturer/automotive organization that we know how to restore your vehicle to the highest standards possible. Even with seemingly minor repairs such as brake repair and replacement, it is important to have a technician who will always ensure that your vehicle meets factory specifications.

Auto Spa for Life

Dorn’s also offers the Auto Spa for Life with most every collision repair (some restrictions apply) This means that for as long as you own the vehicle, you can bring it back to your professionals at Dorn’s and we will hand wash and vacuum your vehicle at no charge to you four times per year at your choosing. If you qualify, this is a $1100 value that we give to you at no additional charge. If your repair amount doesn’t qualify, you can always purchase the Auto Spa for Life package from Dorn’s for $1100.

What Sets Us Apart
Factory Certified Training
ASE Certified Technicians
Top of the line technology & equipment
One of the only Service Centers in Virginia to have environmentally based AC refrigerant YF-1234
Financing Available
Personalized repairs
2 year/24,000 mile warranty
State Inspections
Foreign & Domestic
Rare & Antique vehicles

Dorn’s has been Richmond’s premiere auto body shop for over 50 years.

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