Exception in rendering!

Message: window is not defined

ReferenceError: window is not defined
    at new c (/tmp/execjs20161209-3562-kmcvbsjs:136:3912)
    at m.mountComponent (/tmp/execjs20161209-3562-kmcvbsjs:47:15602)
    at /tmp/execjs20161209-3562-kmcvbsjs:49:31860
    at a.r.perform (/tmp/execjs20161209-3562-kmcvbsjs:47:12503)
    at Object.a [as renderToString] (/tmp/execjs20161209-3562-kmcvbsjs:49:31821)
    at r (/tmp/execjs20161209-3562-kmcvbsjs:50:21164)
    at Object.S.ReactOnRails.serverRenderReactComponent (/tmp/execjs20161209-3562-kmcvbsjs:32:6073)
    at eval (eval at <anonymous> (/tmp/execjs20161209-3562-kmcvbsjs:173:8), <anonymous>:10:23)
    at eval (eval at <anonymous> (/tmp/execjs20161209-3562-kmcvbsjs:173:8), <anonymous>:17:3)
    at /tmp/execjs20161209-3562-kmcvbsjs:173:8

How to Renew Your Car Registration in Georgia

registration 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.

The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
Icon-warranty_badge-02

Skip the repair shop, our top-rated mechanics come to you.

At your home or office

Choose from 600+ repair, maintenance & diagnostic services. Our top-rated mechanics bring all parts & tools to your location.

Fair & transparent pricing

See labor & parts costs upfront, so you can book with confidence.

12-month, 12,000-mile warranty

Our services are backed by a 12-month, 12,000-mile warranty for your peace of mind.

Get A Quote

Need Help With Your Car?

Our certified mobile mechanics make house calls in over 2,000 U.S. cities. Fast, free online quotes for your car repair.

GET A QUOTE

Post a question and get free advice from our certified mechanics.

ASK A QUESTION

More related articles

Veteran and Military Driver Laws and Benefits in Idaho
The state of Idaho offers a number of benefits and perks for those Americans who have either served in an Armed Forces branch in the...
Veteran and Military Driver Laws and Benefits in New Mexico
The state of New Mexico offers a number of benefits and perks for those Americans who have either served in an Armed Forces branch...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...


Related questions

Q: Antique vs custom built registration.

This is something you will need to check with the NC department of motor vehicles. Unfortunately, we are not authorized to give information regarding the legal registration of vehicles.

Q: Expired registration and inspection

Hello. It appears that a NYS inspection is required in order to renew the registration, so it would appear that, yes, you can get an NYS inspection with an expired registration. I would recommend taking it to the nearest inspection...