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. Have in hand your pre-bill and find the RIN in the box under the amount due.
Have an insurance fine/penalty to pay? Pay it online by clicking here Pay Insurance Penalty. Have in hand the penalty notice and find the file and reference number.
The Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) handles all services related to Georgia issued driver's licenses and identification cards. The DDS customer service phone number is 866-754-3687. The Athens office is located at 1505 Hwy 29 N. Click here for DDS driving directions and map.
Upcoming Tag Office Holiday closures
Thursday, November 26, 2015 - Thanksgiving
Friday, November 27, 2015 - Thanksgiving
Thursday, December 24, 2015 - Christmas Eve
Friday, December 25, 2015 - Christmas Day
Friday, January 1, 2016 - New Year's Day
Hours:8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Days: Monday through Friday
Physical Address Clarke County Tag Office
3025 Lexington Road Athens, GA 30605