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How do I renew my vehicle registration?


You can renew online using  Select your county of residence from the drop down.  

Self-Service Kiosk

Avoid lines and quickly renew your registration by using a self-service kiosk.  Find kiosk locations here.  

By Phone App

Download the Auto Assistant app from your smart phone's app store.

Google Play | App Store

By Mail

Send payment and renewal notice to your local county clerk's office.

In Person

Visit your local county clerk's office with your renewal notice or current registration. 

Additional Information & Services

Available License Plates

The Department of Revenue administers more than 100 specialty license plates to residents registering private motor vehicles.  Please check with your local county clerk's office for plate availability. 

Personalized Plates

Use our online application to personalize any standard passenger plate or certain specialty license plates for vehicles and motorcycles for a cost of $35.  This fee is in addition to the regular state registration fee and any applicable county fees and/or specialty plate fees. 

Renewal Postcards

Starting in January 2021, the Department of Revenue will send postcards to motor vehicle registrants to remind them of upcoming renewal dates. The postcards will replace traditional letters. See a sample by clicking the arrow below. 

Emissions Testing

Emission testing is required for registration renewal in the following Tennessee counties:  Davidson, Hamilton, Rutherford, Sumner, Wilson, and Williamson.  Find testing station locations and hours here.

Drive Insured Tennessee

Tennessee drivers may pay fines and risk losing vehicle registration if they are not covered by an auto liability insurance policy or cannot provide other proof of financial responsibility under the law.  

County Clerks Locations

Find your local county clerk's office, mailing address and hours of operation.