The Motor Vehicle Division / Tag Office provides information and services related to:
license plate/tag issuance and renewal
motor vehicle taxation, fines, and fees, including insurance fines and penalties
Acceptable methods of payment in the office are cash, state checks, money orders, MasterCard, VISA and Discover. A service fee will be added for credit card and debit card transactions: Credit card transactions - 3% of total; debit card transactions - $2.00 flat fee.
Online payment options, acceptable methods of payment and fees: Pay with an e-check, $1.95; Credit or Debit Card - MasterCard, VISA, Discover, or American Express, 2.35% of total ($1.00 minimum). Click here for Internet Renewal. You will need a RIN, which can be obtained from the renewal web page.
Have an insurance fine/penalty to pay? Pay it online by clicking here Pay Insurance Penalty. Have in hand the penalty notice as you will need to enter the provided file and reference number.
Tag Office Holiday closures
Monday, July 4, 2016, Independence Day
Monday, September 5, 2016, Labor Day
Thursday, November 24, 2016, Thanksgiving
Friday, November 25, 2016, Thanksgiving
Friday, December 23, 2016, Christmas Eve
Monday, December 26, 2016, Christmas
Monday, January 2, 2017, New Year's Day
Monday, May , 2017, Memorial Day
For customer service call 678-413-8400. The Athens office location is 1505 Hwy 29 N. Click here for DDS driving directions and map.