Motor Vehicle Miscellaneous Fees

Title

$7.20
All sales taxes must be paid when applying for a title.  Vehicle owner must appear in person with a valid picture identification or agent must have valid Power of Attorney.

Duplicate Title

$8.20
The vehicle owner must appear in person with a valid picture identification or agent must have valid Power of Attorney.

Lien Filing

See the procedure Instruction Sheet.

  • Up to Legal size (8 1/2" x 14"): $5 per printed side
  • Larger than legal: $10 per printed side

CLS/EM fee

The $25 fee, shown as CLS fee, on renewal cards (EM fee on registration receipts) is the emissions testing fee collected when a mobile emission test (RapidScreen) has been accepted and processed as part of your renewal.

Payment Options

  • Cash, check or credit and debit cards accepted
  • Please make checks Payable to Jefferson County
    • No checks under $10 - Dealerships exempt
    • Returned Check fee increasing from $25 to $41 Nov 1, 2017
  • Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover are accepted
    • Subject to additional convenience fee.