Title Tax and Ad Valorem Tax Relief for Non-Resident Service Members

Non-resident members of the armed forces temporarily stationed in Georgia as a result of military orders may be exempt from paying ad valorem taxes on certain vehicles.

To exempt ad valorem tax, you must have the following:

  • A notarized affidavit or letter from your commanding officer stating that you are stationed in this state which must be submitted to a tag office during each renewal period. 
  • You must be the titled owner of the vehicle; ad valorem exemption cannot be extended to leased vehicles.
  • You cannot claim homestead exemption in Gwinnett County.
  • No more than one vehicle jointly-owned with a non-resident spouse may be exempt from ad valorem tax. 
  • The vehicle must be operated in Georgia 100% of the time.


Updated 5/17/2017