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How to Renew Your Car Registration in Georgia

As a driver on the Georgia roadways, you will need to make sure that you have all of the appropriate paperwork in order to stay in compliance with the laws. There are a variety of things that you will need to keep your car in compliance and among the most important is the registration. There are a variety of different registration renewal periods around Georgia, which means that you will need to take the time to find out what your county requires. There will be a notice that is sent out when the registration renewal is due and it will usually contain the following information:

  • The expiration of your current registration
  • The fee that you will need to pay to renew it
  • The emissions inspection information
  • The online identification number

Renewing the registration in person

Among the most used methods of renewing a vehicle registration is going in person. This will require you to go to the Department of Revenue. Here is what you will have to bring with you:

  • The registration renewal notice that you received in the mail
  • A valid Georgia driver’s license
  • Proof that the vehicle has passed the smog check
  • Auto insurance cards
  • The money needed to pay the fees

Renew the registration by mail

In some instances, a person may want to renew their vehicle registration by mail. If you are wanting to take advantage of this method, then you will need to do the following:

  • Complete a Title/Tag application
  • Proof that you have car insurance
  • A certificate that the car has passed the smog check
  • A check or money order that is made out to the Department of Revenue

After you have all of this in order, you will need to mail it to the following address:

Motor Vehicle Division
4125 Welcome All Road
Atlanta, GA 30374

Online renewal

If you would rather handle this renewal online, here is what you will have to do:

The fees for renewal of registration

The fees that you will pay to renew a registration in Georgia will vary. Here are the factors that these fees will be based on:

  • A tag fee that is based on the type of vehicle that you have
  • An Ad Valorem tax that is based on what the car is worth

Emissions inspections

You may have to get your car an emission inspection depending on the county that you live in. Find out more about this by visiting the Georgia DMV website.


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