Vehicle Registration Renewals
Ways to Renew
Some registrations are due at the end of the month, others are due on the 15th of the month. Check your renewal notice or current registration to see which due date applies to your vehicle.
Before you are able to renew, you must:
- • Ensure your address is correct. If the address on your vehicle registration form matches your current address, then your address is correct.
- • Complete your vehicle emissions test, if required.
- • Have your vehicle renewal form, or license plate number.
You may visit any MVD or Authorized Third Party Provider like Ayala Motor Vehicle Services to renew your registration in person.
Please have your renewal notice or registration (current or expired); Photo ID; Visa, Mastercard, Discover or American Express credit/debit card; or cash. A $25 returned check fee is charged for any check returned by a financial institution, and may result in cancellation of vehicle registrations and driving privileges.
You may also mail in your renewal to this address:
Motor Vehicle Division
4005 N. 51st Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85031
Arizona law provides that a license plate is assigned to the vehicle owner, instead of the vehicle.
Most vehicles may be registered for either one or two years at a time. (Some vehicles must be emission tested every year, and are therefore not eligible for two-year registration.) Permanent registration will be issued for some trailers and all-terrain and off-road recreational vehicles.
All-terrain and off-road recreational vehicles that operate only on dirt roads located in unincorporated areas of Arizona must be titled and have a plate, but are exempt from registration and insurance requirements.