Motor Vehicle Division

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.

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.
Driver's Licenses
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
    Business Information:
    Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Days: Monday through Friday

    Phone: (706) 613-3130
    Fax: (706) 548-0967

    Physical Address
    Clarke County Tag Office
    3025 Lexington Road

    Athens, GA 30605

    Click here for Tag Office driving directions and a map.
    Mailing Address
    Clarke County Tag Office
    P.O. Box 8088
    Athens GA 30603-8088