Vehicles that do not qualilfy for online renewal

The following vehicles do not qualify for online license plate renewal​:

  • Buses, tractors and trucks registered over 54,000 lbs. gross weight (except Special Z and Special X plates).
  • Vehicle is out of operation more than three years, for annual registrations, or four years for biennial registrations.
  • License plate is suspended for failure to take an emissions test, for failure to pay parking citations​, or other reasons.
  • Consecutive monthly registrations renewing for one additional month only. Telephone authorization is available for a $7.50 fee.

​Please check license plate renewal options​ to renew by mail or in person.

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