Services Label Verification Letter and Data Plate / Performance Verification Certificate

Label Verification Letter

IBTS provides a verification letter by fax or email to verify the following information on manufactured homes:

  • Label Number
  • Serial Number
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Name of the Manufacturer and Plant Location
  • Location of First Destination (usually the retailer)


Please note that this letter does NOT contain wind zone, roof load or thermal information.

IBTS maintains data regarding the required certification labels and data plates for manufactured homes. Please note that certification labels are not replaced. The verification letter provided suffices in most cases for missing certification labels or unknown manufacturer data for specific homes.


Note: Details for manufactured homes built before June 15, 1976 are not available. If you know the home was built before this date, or it is a modular home, please do not submit a request, as we do not have this information and therefore cannot research these homes.

 

IBTS cannot accept secure or encrypted email messages. If you are submitting a request via email using the downloadable .PDF form below, you will have to send it as a standard email attachment. Please allow a full business day for the request information to be processed into our system. For status updates on your request, please email the Labels Department at labels@ibts.org

 

Questions? Check out our FAQ section

 

Fees

Label Verification Letter
Regular:$50 (5-10 business days) ($50 non-refundable research fee); or
Urgent: $100 (1-3 business days) ($75 non-refundable research fee)

Online FormComplete Online Form

Data Plates/Compliance Certificate
Regular: $100 (5-10 business days) ($75 non-refundable research fee); or
Urgent: $125 (1-3 business days) ($100 non-refundable research fee)

Download FormDownload Fillable Form


NOTE: A minimum research fee of $50 for Regular Label requests and $75 for Urgent Label requests, or $75 for Regular Data Plate requests and $100 for Urgent Date Plate requests, will be charged, even if your home is not found due to insufficient, incomplete, or incorrect information, the home is not a manufactured home, or it is found to be built prior to June 15, 1976. Do not submit a request for a home that you know is not a manufactured home or if it was built before June 15, 1976.

 

Method of Payment

Check (We do not accept online or eChecks)
Credit Card
Do you have an account with us? Ask us how to set one up.

Required Information to Process the Request

Name and Address of the Manufacturer (see Data Plate)
Date of Manufacture/Age
Serial number(s) of the Home (see Data Plate and/or Front Cross Member) or
Label Number of the Home (see Label Location – starts with 3 letters)
Home Location (city & state)

 

Required Time to Process the Request

Label Verification Letter
Regular: 5-10 business days
Urgent: 1-3 business days
Data Plates/Compliance Certificate
Regular: 5-10 business days
Urgent: 1-3 business days

Note: If you have a closing date, please indicate the date on your form. Actual processing time may vary depending on the quality of the information you provide for research. All requests are processed on a first-come, first-served basis, unless a request is marked as "URGENT." URGENT requests are given the highest priority and are completed as soon as reasonably possible given the time of day the request is received, workload of the department, and the accuracy of the information you provide for IBTS to research. The costs are listed above. Requests should be faxed only to the number at the bottom of the form or completed on-line. Check requests are only received when you send them with your check.

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