New residents to Georgia must have the following documents in order to register a vehicle:
Vehicle With No Lien
Titled vehicles that are purchased or transferred in this state after March 1, 2013 will be exempt from sales and use tax and the annual ad valorem tax. Instead, these vehicles will be subject to a new, one-time title ad valorem tax that is based on the value of the vehicle. For more information on Title Ad Valorem Tax and FAQs, click here.
Please click the following to start calculations: TAVT Calculator
Renewals on Motor Vehicles are due on the owner’s birth date. Vehicles owned by a business are based on the first letter of the Business name.
*Trailers with a gross vehicle weight of less than 2,000 pounds are not required to be titled in Georgia. The previous registration is required.
Vehicle Tag Renewals can be processed by mail or by bringing to the Tax Commissioners Office. Renewals must be made on or before the birth date of the primary owner when owned by an individual, or the last day of the month for a business.
The penalty for late registration is 10% of the tax and 25% of the tag fee. These penalties begin immediately following the due date.