You may be able to renew your tag online. Visit Renew Your Tag to learn more.
If the name on the title and registration of your vehicle doesn’t match the name on your driver license, you will not be able to acquire a registration for the vehicle, and you will not be eligible to renew any currently registered vehicle until all documents agree. This includes vehicles that are financed. You will need to contact your financial institution to have the title changed to reflect the correct name.
If the name change is due to marriage, divorce or other court proceedings, you will be required to present the current title to the vehicle, a certified copy of the court document which grants the name change, and your current driver license or identification that matches your court documents.
ALL DOCUMENTS MUST MATCH; NO EXCEPTIONS.
Motor Vehicle Registration
To obtain an Alabama title, you must provide the following information:
If the car is a new purchase for you, you must provide the actual title and bill of sale or a copy of the title application.
If it is a used car purchased from an individual, you must provide the title and bill of sale.
A title is NOT required for:
To obtain an Alabama vehicle tag, you must provide:
All commercial plates will renew in October and/or November.
If you purchase a tag in a month other than your registration month, you will be charged for a partial plate. The tag must be purchased again in your registration month.
For more information about motor vehicle registration, tags and titles, visit the Alabama Department of Revenue.