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renew tabs

you will be sent a notice when your vehicle tabs and registration are due for renewal. be certain to keep your address updated. 

before you renew

  • pay any unpaid parking tickets and related penalty fees
  • if your vehicle has a declared gross weight over 55,000 lbs, pay federal heavy vehicle use tax.
  • if you live in a county with emissions standards, you must pass an emissions test.

how to renew

  • click here to learn how to renew in person
  • click here to renew online
  • or follow the instructions on your renewal notice to renew online.

when to renew

  • you can renew your vehicle tabs and registration up to 6 months before the expiration date through any of the above three methods.
  • to find the exact date your tabs expire, check your registration or your notice.