Digital Vehicle Identification Number

Where can I find the VIN on my Toyota?

Vehicle owners will come across the need for knowing their vehicle’s VIN a handful of times throughout ownership, and when those times come it is important to know where to find it. Learn how to find your Toyota vehicle identification number below.

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How to Find Your Toyota Vehicle Identification Number

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There should be a metal plate located on your Toyota model’s dashboard right where the windshield and dashboard meet on the driver’s side. Try looking for this while standing outside of the car to get the best angle.

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Your vehicle should also list the VIN on the driver’s side doorjamb where the door latches to the frame. Look for a sticker on the bottom half of the doorjamb. Assuming it is not worn off, it should list your 17-digit VIN number.

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Insurance Card

The insurance card issued to you by your automotive insurance carrier should list your VIN number. If you have misplaced the card, call your auto insurance carrier for a replacement.

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Vehicle Registration

The last place you can check for the vehicle’s VIN number is your vehicle registration. This should be a small card issued to you when registering your vehicle at the local Department of Motor Vehicles.

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Why is my VIN important?

Your VIN number is important for a variety of reasons. It is what is used to track your specific vehicle throughout its lifespan and is needed to order vehicle parts for warranty-related repairs, get a vehicle history report, sell the vehicle, register for a Toyota Owners Account, and more.

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