Your tabs or registration stickers expire each year and must be renewed. The expiration month is shown on the sticker on the lower left corner of the plate, and the expiration year is shown on the sticker on the lower right corner of the plate. You do have until the end of the month shown to purchase registration.
Apply in person at one of our Customer Service Centers
Bring current year renewal notice, or the license plate number and photo ID. Tabs or stickers and any necessary plates will be issued at the time you apply.
You may give permission to someone else to renew registration for you. You need to print the Authorization to Purchase Tabs Form (PDF) and complete it. You must sign and list your driver's license/ID number. The form must have a live signature. Can not be a photocopy.
Remember to bring your insurance information. Information consists of the insurance company's name, the policy number, and the policy expiration date for the subject motor vehicle or motorcycle.
Fees vary depending on the classification and year of the vehicle.
You can pay with cash, check (payable to Scott County) or credit card. If you pay with a credit card you will be paying a 2.45% convenience fee.