Child Safety Seat Inspection Station Appointment Scheduler

Welcome to the Car Seat Program’s online appointment system. This FREE service is provided and managed by Montgomery County’s Fire and Rescue Service in partnership with Safe Kids Montgomery County. We provide two types of car seat appointments: In-person and virtual. For virtual appointments, please click here For in-person car seat checks, please continue reading below to make your appointment.

Our in-person car seat appointments will be held during the following times:

  1. Takoma Park (Fire Station 2 located at 7201 Carroll Avenue)
    1. Thursday evenings from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
  2. Germantown (Fitzgerald Auto located at 19501 Amaranth Drive)
    1. Saturdays from 8 am to noon

During the in-person appointment, our team of certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians will teach you how to install and use your car seat correctly. Appointments take approximately 30 minutes per car seat.

If you are having trouble with the online appointment system, need further assistance, or have any car seat-related questions, please call 240-777-2223 or email at

To schedule an appointment, first enter the number of car seats that will be inspected/installed. This includes all car seats that are currently in the car or will be in the car at the time of the appointment. You MUST make an appointment for each car seat (i.e., two cars seats require two appointments).