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    Vehicle Registration Renewal in Oklahoma

    Before your Oklahoma vehicle registration expires, you must renew it with the OK Tax Commission (OTC).

    On this page you’ll find information on renewing your vehicle registration online, by mail, and in person.

    Your OK Registration Renewal Notice

    Before your vehicle registration expires, the Oklahoma Tax Commission will mail you a renewal notice.

    If you prefer to receive your renewal notice by e-mail, visit the OTC Convenient Auto Renewal System (CARS) website to sign up for paperless notices. You’ll receive a renewal reminder on the first day of the month your registration expires.

    NOTE: If you have lost or never received a vehicle registration renewal notice, you can still renew your registration (see “Renew Your OK Vehicle Registration” below).

    Late Registration Renewal

    You must renew your vehicle registration within 1 month after it expires or you will be charged late fees.

    The Oklahoma DMV will charge you $1 per day until you reach a maximum late fee of $100.

    If you renew your OK vehicle registration more than 1 year after it has expired, you will be charged:

    • Your current registration fees.
    • Additional registration fees for 1 year.
      AND
    • Any other applicable late fees.

    Renew Your OK Vehicle Registration

    You can renew your Oklahoma vehicle registration online, by mail, or in person.

    Online

    You can renew your vehicle registration online if:

    • It has been 10 months or less since your last vehicle registration expired.
    • You are renewing a standard license plate tag.
    • You are renewing a:
      • Standard non-commercial vehicle.
      • Commercial truck weighing no more than 15,000 lbs.
      • Farm truck weighing 55,000 lbs. or less.

    If you are not eligible to renew online, you must renew your vehicle registration either by mail or in person (see below).

    To renew your Oklahoma vehicle registration online, visit the OTC CARS registration renewal website and provide:

    • The last 4 digits of your vehicle identification number (VIN).
    • Your OK license plate/tag number.
    • Your Agriculture Exemption Permit (SMX) number, if applicable.
    • Your insurance information.
    • Your Oklahoma driver’s license number.
    • Payment. (See “Fees to Renew Your OK Vehicle Registration” below.)

    You will need a printer if you wish to print your renewal receipt.

    By Mail & In Person

    To renew your Oklahoma vehicle registration by mail or in person, you’ll need:

    • Your registration renewal notice.
      OR
    • Your VIN, Oklahoma title number, or license plate number.
    • Proof of your insurance policy.
    • Payment. (See “Fees to Renew Your OK Vehicle Registration” below.)

    Take the above to your local Oklahoma DMV office, or mail it to:

    OK Tax Commission
    P. O. Box 26940
    Oklahoma City, OK 73126-0940

    Military Member Registration Renewal

    If you are an active duty military member, you can apply for a discounted $21 military registration fee. You can also have your late fees waived if you are out of state when your registration expires.

    To apply, you’ll need to submit a completed U.S. Armed Forces Affidavit (Form 779) when you renew your registration (see “Renew Your OK Vehicle Registration” above).

    Fees to Renew Your OK Vehicle Registration

    Vehicle registration renewal fees in Oklahoma depend on how many years your vehicle has already been registered with the Oklahoma DMV:

    • Non-commercial vehicles:
      • 1st to 4th year: $91.
      • 5th to 8th year: $81.
      • 9th to 12th year: $61.
      • 13th to 16th year: $41.
      • 17th year and over: $21.
    • Motorcycles:
      • 1st to 4th year of vehicle registration: $94.
      • 5th to 8th year: $84.
      • 9th to 12th year: $64.
      • 13th to 16th year: $44.
      • 17th year and over: $24.

    Other fees:

    • License plate sticker: $1.50.
    • License plate and sticker: $3.
    • Vehicle insurance processing fee: $1.50.
    • Late fee (if more than 1 month past due): $1 per day (up to a maximum of $100).
    • Discounted military member fee: $21.

    Visit the Oklahoma Tax Commission website for a full list of registration fees.

    NOTE: If you are a military member stationed out of state, you may be able to have your late fees waived. See “Military Member Registration Renewal” above.

    Acceptable Forms of Payment

    For online vehicle registration renewals, the Oklahoma Tax Commission accepts payment by:

    • Credit/debit card (American Express, VISA, MasterCard and Discover).
    • E-check.

    For vehicle registration renewals by mail, the Oklahoma DMV accepts checks made payable to the “Oklahoma Tax Commission.” You must include your OK driver’s license number on the check.

    For registration renewals in person, contact your local Oklahoma tag agency to check what methods of payment are accepted.

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