Motor Vehicle Division

Tag Office Holiday closures
  • Monday, May 30, 2016, Memorial Day
  • 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
Driver's Licenses
For customer service call 678-413-8400. The Athens office location is 1505 Hwy 29 N. Click here for DDS driving directions and map.
The Motor Vehicle Division / Tag Office provides information and services related to:
  • vehicle registration
  • license plate/tag issuance and renewal
  • vehicle titling
  • 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. The RIN can also 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 and find the file and reference number.