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Contact the California Department of Motor Vehicles or your local California Highway Patrol Office for Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) verification.
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Please call the Criminal Investigations Section Sergeant at (510) 596-3708.
If your vehicle was found with expired registration, the Police Department charges a fee of $197 (cash only & exact change). Current registration and a valid driver’s license must be provided at the time of the vehicle release. The towing company will also charge fees for the release of the vehicle. Emeryville Police Department is open 24 hours/7 days a week for vehicle releases.
Yes. Fingerprinting is done by appointment only Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm (excluding holidays). You must make an appointment with by calling (510) 596-3718.**PLEASE NOTE, DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, OUR LIVESCAN FINGERPRINTING SERVICES ARE SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE**
To appeal a parking citation, call (510) 596-3700 to request a Parking Citation Appeals Request form and have it mailed to you directly, request one in person Monday thru Friday from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (excluding holidays) on the second floor of the Emeryville Police Department building or you may access one by the internet, just click here to download/print the form. Fill this form out completely and submit with any paperwork that you wish to use as proof for your appeal. Mail it to the Emeryville Police Department Traffic Division, 2449 Powell Street, Emeryville , CA 94608 or return it to the Police Services on the second floor of the Emeryville Police Department building during the above hours. Please do not send original paperwork, only copies You should receive a response within fourteen (14) business days from the date of filing your appeal. Any further questions can be answered by reading the back of the appeal form.