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Dealer Drive-out Tags and Temporary Trailer Plates

Licensed motor vehicle dealers can issue Temporary Operation Plates – also known as Dealer Drive-out Tags (Green Tags) – for use on automobiles and motorcycles while registration plates are ordered. The fee is $5.50 per tag.

Trailer manufacturers can issue Five-day Trailer Temporary Plates (Yellow Tags) to purchasers of trailers needing to transport them through Tennessee. The fee is $9 per tag.

Dealerships and trailer manufacturers can request temporary plates by submitting the Temporary Plate Application Form and applicable fees* to:

Tennessee Department of Revenue
Vehicle Services Division
500 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37242

*Payment must be made by check in the name of the dealership/trailer manufacturer requesting tags.