Temporary Operation Permits (Red Tags) are available to vehicle owners experiencing title problems. Temporary Operation Permits cannot be issued for:
- vehicles that fail inspection requirements (see a recent policy memo).
- salvage vehicles.
To obtain a Temporary Operation Permit, submit to your local county clerk or directly to the Department of Revenue:
- Ownership papers
- Proof that something is being done to clear up problem
- Driver's license
- $10 fee
Visit the Contact Us page (or submit a request to Revenue Help) to see Revenue office locations.