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County Clerk

Montgomery County Clerk
350 Pageant Lane, Suite 502
Clarksville, TN 37040
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Phone: (931) 648-5711
Fax - Title: (931) 572-1104
Fax - Other: (931) 553-5160
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Hours: M-F, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

License Plate Renewal

NOTICE: RENEWAL NOTICE ERROR FOR AUGUST 2017 EXPIRATIONS

The State of Tennessee, Department of Revenue, recently mailed Registration Renewal Notices for expiration dates of August, 2017. Unfortunately, the software provider that generated the notices inadvertently omitted the wheel tax/county fee. The current wheel tax for Montgomery County is $30.50. Please include this amount in addition to the renewal fee pre-printed on the notice.


NOTICE: WHEEL TAX CHANGES APPROVED BY THE MONTGOMERY COUNTY COMMISSION

Non-Resident Military 

Effective July 13, 2017, the non-resident military Wheel Tax exemption will be limited to one (1) per active duty member annually. An End of Month LES, dated within the last ninety (90) days, must be presented for exemption.

Wheel Tax Increase

Effective September 1, 2017, the Montgomery County Wheel Tax will increase to $49.00.


NOTICE: VEHICLE REGISTRATION FEE INCREASE, EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2017

Public Chapter 181 increases the cost to register a vehicle and includes an electric vehicle registration fee beginning July 1, 2017.

Registration Fee Increases

The cost to register a passenger (personal) vehicle and/or motorcycle will increase by $5. The cost to register a commercial vehicle used for hire to transport passengers (buses, taxis) will increase by $10. The cost to register commercial and freight motor vehicles/trailers (Heavy Highway, Semi, etc.) will increase by a minimum of $20.  

Electric Vehicle Registration Fee

The registration fee for electric vehicles will be $100. The electric vehicle registration fee is in addition to the standard registration fee.

Registration renewal notices, issued by the State of Tennessee, will reflect the new fee increase beginning in July.

For more information, visit www.tn.gov/revenue. Click on Revenue Help to search for answers or to submit an information request to one of the agents.

Effective January 2017, a new Insurance Verification System will be launched by the Tennessee Department of Revenue. Drivers are advised to verify the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) on their registration and insurance card is correct. Insurance companies will report required policy information to the Department of Revenue. Drivers will not be required to submit proof of insurance unless the verification process does not confirm insurance coverage.

  • The fee to renew a passenger vehicle plate is $59.50 for walk-in customers.
  • A $2.00 fee is added for mail renewals.
  • The fee to renew a passenger vehicle plate for online customers is $63.75. Renew plate online
  • The processing fee for credit/debit card use is 2% of the total cost plus 25¢.
  • A donation to promote Organ Donor Awareness is optional.
  • New residents are required to apply for license plate and/or county wheel tax immediately after moving. Tennessee law does not provide a grace period.
  • Accepted methods of payment include: Cash, Check, MasterCard, Visa or Discover (2% convenience fee + 25¢ for in office payments and 2% convenience fee + $1.00 for online payments)
  • Two proofs of residency in Montgomery County are required (More Information).
  • State of Tennessee Vehicle Services