As a result of the record number of delays occurring with the U.S. Postal Service we encourage you to use our website to conduct services online. Use kiosks to renew and immediately get your decal in hand. If mail arrives postmarked by the deadline, it will be honored as received by the deadline.

Accepted Forms of Identification for Title, Registration and Renewal Transactions

The following is a list of acceptable identification documents for title, registration and renewal transactions. All forms of identification must be current and valid. 

A Georgia DL or Georgia ID must be presented for the initial issuance of a Georgia license plate.

  • Georgia Driver's License (DL)
  • Georgia ID Card
  • Out-of-State DL
  • Out-of-State ID Card
  • Passport
  • US Military ID (accepted only with a valid Georgia or out-of-state DL or ID)
  • Native American Tribal ID
  • US Permanent Resident Card
  • Employment Authorization Document
  • USCG Merchant Mariner Card
  • Free and Secure Trade (FAST) Card
  • NEXUS Card
  • SENTRI Card
  • Certificate of Citizenship
  • Certificate of Naturalization
  • Canadian Driver's License

Any out-of-state DL or ID card presented must be from a US state/territory/possession. 

Click here to see the list issued by the Georgia Attorney General's Office. The list includes more detailed information including the related O.C.G.A. code sections.


Updated 1/25/2023

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