Renewal Information

Things Needed

Before you begin, you must:

  • Have the last 5 digits of your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) for a vehicle or the Hull Identification Number (HIN) for a vessel/boat.
  • Have your Smog certification filed with DMV, if needed
  • Have a renewal notice that shows your current address OR have used the online Change of Address system and confirmed through the Change of Address system that your address has been updated.
No additional fee is charged for renewing your registration online.

Registration Steps

Renewing your registration only takes four simple steps:

  1. Enter vehicle or vessel/boat information.
  2. Confirm record information and select/enter payment option.
  3. Read and accept the E-Checking payment terms, if applicable.
  4. Receive confirmation of your transaction.

Payment Options

Payment options:

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  • You will need one of your checks (not a deposit slip) to obtain the bank routing number and account number.
  • When entering your account number do not include the check number.
  • Business checks are not acceptable for e-checking.

Or one of the following credit cards:

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Or ATM/debit card with a VISA or MC logo from any of the following participating networks:

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IMPORTANT: If you have recently submitted or intend to submit within the next 7-10 days an online change of address, we recommend that you mail-in your renewal notice and change your address on the back of the form.