VinLink WEB service API

VinLink WEB service API was the first of its kind when released by ESP in 2003. It is designed for HTTP, SOAP, XML technologies with internet access by multiple data devices. VinLink WEB service is driven by the backbone of VinPOWER released in 1997. The unique service does not require annual contracts or additional fees. The service also includes weekly VIN data updates that are seamlessly uploaded without any user interaction needed. Also included is email support and VIN data conflict resolution. With this unique Pre-Pay-As-You-Go service you are not bound to monthly payments or annual license fees or annual contracts of any kind. There are no additional fees and zero time limits on how long it takes you to use up a purchased package. Only pre-pay for what you need. The bigger the pre-pay package you purchase the less per VIN fee transaction. Stay on budget, while not worrying about hitting monthly minimums. All our vehicle modules are included; Passenger cars, light-medium-heavy Trucks, Vans, Motorcycles, Trailers, Incomplete chassis (cutaways), Buses, and RV’s are available, all at the same low price. VIN’s are meant to be decoded for true compliant ISO-3779 and NHTSA Title 49 authorization.

VinLink WEB service API

We are not a VIN look up company. ESP has been the only VIN data supplier that has collected and cataloged over 750,000 original OEM VIN data sheets dating back to 1981. If you’re not using VinLink
then your data may be noncompliant or worse, inaccurate. VinLink WEB service has a single user interface for nonprogrammers. After you create an online VinLink account and add funds you may immediately begin VIN Decoding. The VinLink WEB portal will deliver your reports as an onscreen PDF or can be downloaded and saved. VinLink WEB service is also for programming B2B transactions with simple HTTP, SOAP, XML technologies.

Core VIN Data Attributes

(when available or if applicable)

  • Covered
  • Not Applicable
Basic* ModuleHeavy TrucksMotorcycleRV-Bus-ChassisTrailers
Trim Level
Drive Line Type
Fuel Type
GVWR Class
GVWR Range
Body Type
Vehicle Type
Vehicle Class
Assembly Plant
Restraint System
Hybrid Type
Brake System
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Series Code
Local Model
Local Trim
Local Series
Local Make
Cab Type
Motorcycle Type
Trailer Type; Length, Axle
Add On Data (non-core VIN Data) :
Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW)**
Curb Weight**
Dimensions (WB, L, W, H)**
Factory Warranty**
Mobile 6
Enhanced Data**
**Data Coverage from 2010 – Present