Online Tag Renewal

You can save time and avoid lines by renewing your tag online at etowahproperty.assurancegov.com.


All license plates, except vintage vehicles, will remain with owner
instead of remaining with the vehicle. Vehicle registration must
be carried in the vehicle to prove that the license plate is on the
proper vehicle, along with proof of insurance.
Once the vehicle is registered in your name it is necessary to renew the
registration each year according to the

vehicle renewal schedule
. Be sure to read and understand the
penalty schedule.

Handicap Tags

In order to receive a handicap tag, you
must be approved by a doctor and meet all requirements. In
addition, you must fill out a

Handicap Tag Application


Vehicles that are model year 1974 and older are required a bill of sale contains the cost of the vehicle and the date of sale, a full description of the vehicle, the complete name and addrtess of the new owner, trade in allowance, if any, and a brakedown of the sales tax paid.
bill of sale and the vehicle must me be currently insured.
New owners of vehicles 1975 and newer must have one of the

  • an original title from the seller (new owner must be present)
  • manufacturers certificate of origin (new owner must be present)
  • Title in new owner’s name
  • Title application completely filled out to the new owner

In addition, the vehicle must be currently insured and inspection of
the VIN # is required if we apply for the first Alabama title (vehicle
must be present). Other factors include a
bill of sale, an out of state exemption certificate, and if the vehicle has an
Alabama license plate.

The fee for new and transfer titles is $18.

If you lost your title, you may fill out a Title Replacement Form
. It must be submitted with a $15 fee.