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VIN Manuals

Learn more about our current VIN manuals, and order your copy below. Previous years' VIN manuals are also available. Proceeds from your order go toward furthering NICB's mission of fighting insurance fraud and vehicle crime. Salable NICB brochures and posters can be added to VIN manual orders.

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Most Recent VIN Manuals

2018 Passenger VIN Manual Cover

2018 Passenger Vehicle Identification Manual

$10.00

Up to 50 copies free for U.S. law enforcement with valid ORI code.

The NICB Passenger Vehicle Identification Manual is published annually. This manual contains vehicle identification number (VIN) structure and decoding for most U.S. and Canadian passenger vehicles, including light duty trucks, motorcycles/ATVs and some snowmobiles. The latest manual also includes the previous model year.

2015 Commercial Vehicle Identification Manual Cover

2015 Commercial Vehicle Identification Manual

$10.00

Up to 50 copies free for U.S. law enforcement with valid ORI code.

The Commercial Vehicle Identification Manual is published every five years. This manual contains VIN structure for commercial vehicles (trucks and trailers) from the previous four model years.

Passenger Vehicle Identification Manuals 1937-2011 CD

Passenger Vehicle Identification Manuals 1937-2011 CD

$99.00

$49.00 — Law enforcement agencies with valid ORI code.

The Passenger Vehicle Identification Manuals 1937–2011 CD includes every Passenger Vehicle Identification Manual from 1937 to 2011. The CD includes a master index that allows you to search by vehicle year or make. Manuals are in PDF format.

Previous Years' VIN Manuals

2017 Passenger Vehicle Identification Manual

$10.00

Up to 50 copies free for U.S. law enforcement with valid ORI code.

2015 Passenger Vehicle Identification Manual

$10.00

Up to 50 copies free for U.S. law enforcement with valid ORI code.

2014 Passenger Vehicle Identification Manual

$10.00

Up to 50 copies free for U.S. law enforcement with valid ORI code.

2013 Passenger Vehicle Identification Manual

$10.00

Up to 50 copies free for U.S. law enforcement with valid ORI code.

2010 Commercial Vehicle Identification Manual

$10.00

Up to 50 copies free for U.S. law enforcement with valid ORI code.