After your original registration of your vehicle, there are requirements for renewing that registration. Typically, when people say they need to renew tags, license plate, decal or sticker, they’re referring to renewing their official vehicle registration.
Depending on your state, the vehicle registration process is managed by either the DMV, the Secretary of State, the Department of Revenue or the Motor Vehicle Division. Your vehicle registration and tags could be for a car, truck, motorcycle, motorhome, trailer, boat and more.
You’ll always want to make sure you know when your registration tags expire so that you can renew on time and avoid any potential late fees or penalties, or traffic citations for expired tags.
A few items you’ll probably need for your renewal:
- License Plate Number and/or VIN (vehicle identification number)
- Proof of Auto Insurance
- Form of Payment
- Registration and/or Shipping Address
Renewing Vehicle Registration by State
The requirements for vehicle registration renewals will differ from state to state. You can use the helpful links below to find out more details about renewing a registration in your state.