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How to Renew Your Car Registration in Texas

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There are a number of things that a person will have to do when trying to move to Texas. In order to make sure that your car is safe and legal to drive, you will need to take the time to register it with the DMV in Texas. Just like other states, Texas will take the money that it receives from these fees and will use them to keep the roads in good shape. You will have to make sure that this registration is renewed every year. The Texas DMV will send you notice with all of the information you will need to handle this process. This is what you need to do when trying to renew your registration.

Going online to handle the renewal

Using the internet to handle things like this will allow you to get this process done without having to leave your home. Here is what you will need to do when trying to get this done online:

  • Go to the Texas DMV website.
  • Enter your license plate number
  • Put in the last four numbers of your VIN
  • Provide proof of insurance
  • Pay your fees

In person or by mail

You can perform this renewal in person by going to your county tax office. The following is what you will need to take with you to get this process done:

  • Take in the notice you received in the mail
  • Have your insurance policy handy
  • Pay the fees that you have

If you want to renew by mail, put this information in an envelope and mail it to the county tax office where you live.

The fees for Texas registration renewal

The following are the fees you will have to pay to get your registration renewed:

  • Cars and light trucks will cost $50.75 to renew
  • Larger trucks will cost $54 to renew

Be sure to visit the Texas DMV website to find out more information on what has to be done to register a vehicle. The more you can find out about this process, the easier you will find it to get the right results.

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