Getting To and Around Redding
All BSSM student vehicles must be registered in the State of California regardless of state of ownership/registration, and/or residency status of the student.
Vehicles not owned by a students (e.g., by parents) are still required to be registered. This registration is called an interstate registration.
Smog check is required for all vehicles registered in California.
Foreign or out of state licenses are valid as long as you are Non-Resident. If you take a job that requires driving, you must obtain a California Drivers licence.
You must have insurance coverage.
Smog $50-60. Registration – depends upon vehicle.
Canadians & Mexicans
If you are bringing a car from canada or mexico Please read the relevant section here.
Please phone Officer Jason Morton. California Highway Patrol (CHP) Redding Office Foreign Registration Unit Officer Jason Morton 530-225-0500.
Redding Municipal (RDD)
Daily commercial airline passenger service is provided by United Express to and from San Francisco and Los Angeles.
Sacramento International (SMF)
The Sacramento International Airport is only two hours and 15 minutes from Redding, and it is very easy to drive to Redding from that airport. You only have to get on I-5 North and stay on it until you are in Redding.
San Francisco International (SFO)
The San Francisco International Airport is 3.5 hours away by car. If you choose to fly there, you will need to secure separate transportation to get from San Francisco to Redding.