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MEMO 2018-11 New IRP Assigned Renewal Month

  • October 23, 2018


TO: License Plate Issuing Officials
SUBJECT: New IRP Assigned Renewal Month

In order to ensure that International Registration Plan (IRP) registrations are evenly staggered
throughout the registration year, all NEW IRP accounts will be assigned the renewal month of
January and ad valorem taxes for these accounts should be collected through January 31st of each

Ad valorem tax must be collected for each IRP registered vehicle through the end of the renewal month
assigned to the IRP account (refer to memo 2014-19).

The month of January will be the default assigned renewal month for new IRP accounts during
the period November 1, 2018 thru October 31, 2019.

If you have any questions concerning IRP, please contact our office at 334-242-9000, option 4
or email us at: mcs@revenue.alabama.gov.

Click here to download a .pdf version of this memo.