Can concur: in Houston...
1. Provide insurance
2. Brake test 25 -> 0 in under some silly number of feet
3. Plug into OBDII and check sensors
4. Test fuel cap
5. Pay the man
Last year, the tech that did it was so flustered at having to inspect the Elise that he failed to locate the correct fuel cap (which is silly, since it's a common one). He just ended up passing it on principle.