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Vehicle owners must renew their registration and pay the ad valorem tax, 如果适用的话, every year during the 30-day period prior to their birthday. If the vehicle is owned by more than one person, then the birthday of the person whose name appears first on the title is used to determine the registration period. Newly acquired vehicles must be registered within 30 days from the date of purchase.

When purchasing or transferring a vehicle, you should immediately apply for your title and obtain or transfer a Georgia license plate at the 桃县 税务专员's office. When moving to Georgia, you have 30 days from the date you move to apply for or transfer title and registration.

If your address has changed, you should have your address corrected on your Georgia driver’s license or ID card with the Georgia Department of Driver Services, then have your address changed at our office. 

标题

Any vehicle purchased on, or after, March 1, 2013, is subject to a 一次性 title tax (TAVT) based on the value of the vehicle set by the Georgia Department of Revenue. This TAVT replaces the annual ad valorem tax and the sales and use tax on most vehicles titled in Georgia. This TAVT is paid at the time a title is transferred from one owner to another. New residents are only required to pay 50% of what is due at the initial title/registration. The remaining 50% must be paid within 12 months (Except lease vehicles must pay 100% of what is due).                       

Vehicles older than 1986 are not required to be titled in Georgia. 也, trailers with a gross shipping weight of 2000 pounds or less, are not required to be titled in Georgia. A Bill of Sale from the previous owner (seller) to the new owner (purchaser) is required. If the seller is different from the last owner recognized by the State of Georgia, a form T-22B Inspection Form completed by a Law Enforcement Officer is required.

New residents to Georgia must have the following documents in order to title and register a vehicle:

Titling a Vehicle With No Lien

  • Out of State Title
  • Current Registration from Previous State
  • Proof of Georgia 保险
  • Georgia Drivers License with 桃县 Address (没有P.O. 框)
  • 当前里程 (not required if vehicle is 10 years old or older)

Titling a Vehicle With Lien

  • T-17 Affidavit of Lien Holder (available at tag office)
  • Current Registration from Previous State
  • Proof of Georgia 保险
  • Georgia Drivers License with 桃县 Address (没有P.O. 框)
  • 当前里程 (not required if vehicle is 10 years old or older)

费用

  • Tag Fee for passenger vehicles and trucks weighing up to 14,000 lbs, loaded: $20.00*
  • Title Transfer Fee: $18.00
  • Trailer Tag Fee: $12.00
  • Replacement Tag, Decal, or Title: $8.00

*Trucks with a gross vehicle weight 在 14,000 (Truck and load) fees are based on the weight. A Schedule of Motor Vehicle License Plates and 费用 can be found at the Georgia Department of Motor Vehicle website listed below.

Alternative Fuel Vehicle Fee is added to any vehicle fueled solely by electricity, 天然气, 丙烷, 双燃料, or dual fuel including hybrid-electric vehicles. Any vehicle classified as an Alternative Fuel Vehicle will annually be assessed:

  • Non-Commercial Vehicle: $213.69
  • Commercial Vehicle: $320.54

Highway Impact Fee is annually assessed on all vehicles in the following weight classes:

  • Vehicles weighing 15,500 to 26,000 pounds: $50.00
  • Vehicles weighing 26,001 pounds & 在.: $100.00

Ad valorem taxes on motor vehicles are due on the primary owner’s birth date. Vehicles owned by a business are due based on the first letter of the 业务 name. The tax is based on the 40% value of the vehicle. 税 are due on a vehicle, even when the vehicle is not in use; however, if the registration has been cancelled, the Tag Fee does not have to be paid until the vehicle is registered again.

Vehicle Tag Renewals

Vehicle Tag Renewals can be processed by mail by completing the renewal form received in the mail and returning it to the 税务专员s Office; bringing this form to the office, 或在线. 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.

保险

According to Georgia Law, any vehicle operating in Georgia MUST be insured. If for any reason insurance is cancelled on a vehicle, the 税务专员's office must be notified so that the registration is cancelled. This will keep any insurance lapse fee or suspension from being placed on the vehicle.

我们接受支票, 现金, 汇款单, or the following debit/credit cards: Visa, 万事达卡, Disc在 or American Express. There is a small fee for using a debit/credit card.

You can contact the tag office at 478- 825-3161; the fax number is 478-827-1312. The office is located in the 桃县 Courthouse, 205 West Church Street, 103套房, 谷堡, 格鲁吉亚31030年. Office hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. 直到下午5点.m.

We have a branch office in Byron on Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is located in the Byron Municipal Complex and is open from 8:30 a.m. until Noon and 1:00 p.m. 直到下午5点.m. The phone number is 478-654-6521; fax is 478-654-6510.

For further information regarding vehicle registration please visit the Georgia Department of Motor Vehicle Website