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.

Military Personnel Vehicle Renewal

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.


NOTICE: TN DEPT. OF REVENUE INSURANCE VERIFICATION SYSTEM

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.

Wheel Tax

Active duty, non-resident, military personnel are eligible for one (1) exemption from the Montgomery County Wheel Tax annually, effective July 13, 2017. You will need to provide an End of Month Leave and Earnings Statement (LES) issued within the last 90 days. Click here for more information

  • The renewal fee for a regular passenger vehicle exempt from the Montgomery County Wheel Tax is $29.00 + postage.
  • If Tennessee is listed for state tax purposes on the LES, or the active duty member has previously received an exemption on a valid registration, the Wheel Tax of $30.50 will be added to the renewal fee of $29.00. The total cost will be $59.50 for a walk-in customer, $61.50 by mail or $63.75 for on-line.
  • All military transactions require a copy of the End of Month LES.

Follow the links below for a list of required documents, if: