Homemade Vehicles and State-Assigned VINs

State-assigned vehicle identification numbers (VIN) are issued to homemade or rebuilt vehicles which do not have a VIN, and to vehicles which have more than one VIN.

Do I need a state-assigned VIN?  More detailed information.

  • Yes - If any part of the vehicle on which the VIN appears is replaced
  • Yes - If a vehicle part containing the VIN is incorporated into another vehicle

A Wyoming VIN can only be issued to Wyoming residents.

What is the process to obtain a state-assigned VIN?  Step by step instructions.

The department shall determine that the applicant for the VIN is the lawful owner of the vehicle. The vehicle will require a VIN inspection to accompany the application. A law enforcement officer must perform the inspection.  (No VIN inspection is required on a trailer made from a pick-up box.)

Frequently Asked Questions

NEW REQUIREMENT:  ALL applicants must submit a photograph of the completed vehicle or trailer; regardless of the circumstances surrounding the absence of a VIN.


WYDOT-Motor Vehicle Services
5300 Bishop Boulevard
Cheyenne WY  82009