Not receiving a renewal notice does not relieve the registered owner from the obligation to renew the vehicle’s registration by the due date. Penalties will not be waived because the owner did not receive a renewal notice.

  • A Renewal Identification Number (RIN) is needed to renew online. If you do not have one, click here.
  • If you also need your tag renewal fee amount, click here.

Renew your tag online using the RIN printed on the front of your renewal notice. 

Credit cards accepted online are American Express*, Discover, MasterCard and Visa. Note: The Georgia Department of Revenue charges a credit card convenience fee of 2.35% ($1 minimum fee) to use this service.

*Accepted online and by phone only.

A tag cannot be renewed online if the vehicle

  • does not have a valid Georgia insurance policy, which must be electronically transmitted to the state database by the insurance company.
  • requires an emission test and one has not been completed.
  • weighs over 8,500 pounds.
  • is covered by a Georgia Fleet insurance policy.
  • is covered by a Georgia self-insured insurance policy.
  • currently has a specialty license plate that requires supporting documentation in order to renew (e.g., military, certified firefighters and amateur radio plates).
  • registered owner has a change of address.

The vehicle registration must be renewed by the renewal date each year or tax and tag penalties are assessed.


Updated 5/17/2017