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Category: Motor Vehicle

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Apr 2020

Updated Orders Regarding Vehicle Registrations and IRP/IFTA

Click here to download a PDF of the March 2020 and April 2020 Motor Vehicle Registrations and Property Tax Payments and Penalties Extension order. Click here to download a PDF of the Temporary Suspension of International Registration Plan (IRP) and International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) Requirements order.

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Mar 2020

ORDER OF THE COMMISSIONER OF REVENUE

I, Vernon Barnett, Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Revenue, pursuant to the power granted to me under §40-2-11, Code of Alabama 1975, hereby declare that due to the extreme hardships placed on Alabama motor vehicle registrants across the state who may be unable to register or renew their motor vehicle registrations or pay property […]

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Mar 2020

MEMO 2020-001 New/Redesigned License Plates for Issuance Beginning April 1, 2020

MEMORANDUM 2020-001 TO: License Plate Issuing OfficialsSUBJECT: New/Redesigned License Plates for Issuance Beginning April 1, 2020 The Louisiana State University plate has exceeded the minimum required number of pre-commitments and will be available for issuance beginning April 1, 2020. A shipment of plates will be ordered for each county based on the number of pre-commitments. Please note […]

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Feb 2020

Deadlines Extended for Alabama Motor Vehicle Registrations in Response to Flooding State of Emergency

MONTGOMERY, Feb. 27, 2020 – The deadline to renew February 2020 motor vehicle registrations and pay property tax on vehicles has been extended through March 16 for all counties that were affected by the flooding noted in the State of Emergency Declaration proclaimed by the Governor on Feb. 18. This extension applies to vehicle owners […]

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Dec 2019

MLI Reform to Enhance Compliance Yet Ease Burden on Drivers

MONTGOMERY, Dec. 27, 2019 ­­– The Alabama Department of Revenue, in accordance with changes made by the Legislature in Act 2019-446, will work to boost the effectiveness of the Mandatory Liability Insurance (MLI) law to provide a clearer and less punitive path to compliance by vehicle owners. The department’s Motor Vehicle Division, which administers MLI […]

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Dec 2019

MEMO 2019-008 Mandatory Liability Insurance Legislative Updates

MEMORANDUM 2019-008 TO: License Plate Issuing OfficialsSUBJECT: Mandatory Liability Insurance Legislative Updates The following changes resulting from Legislative Act 2019-446, are effective Jan. 1, 2020: Elimination of the four (4) month suspension period on 2nd or subsequent MLI violations Reduce lookback period for 2nd and subsequent violations (S2) to three (3) years Reinstatement fees can […]

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Dec 2019

MEMO 2019-007 New License Plate for Issuance Beginning Jan. 1, 2020

MEMORANDUM 2019-007 TO: License Plate Issuing Officials SUBJECT: New License Plate for Issuance Beginning January 1, 2020 The Emergency Medical Services (Act 2019-418) (EMS) distinctive plate will be available for issuance beginning January 1, 2020. The plate has an annual additional fee of $50. Please note personalized and pre-numbered plates may be ordered on the Plate […]

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Nov 2019

MEMO 2019-006 Legislative Changes

MEMORANDUM 2019-006 TO: Licensing Officials and VendorsSUBJECT: Legislative Changes As a follow up to the Rebuild Alabama Act Memo (https://revenue.alabama.gov/2019/10/04/memo-rebuild-alabama-act/), the following fuel types are now required to be included in the motor vehicle registration record (except trailers): G – GasD – DieselE – ElectricH – Hybrid P – Plug-inC – CNGL – LNGO – […]

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Nov 2019

MEMO 2019-005 Redesigned License Plates for Issuance Beginning January 1, 2020

MEMORANDUM 2019-005 TO:            License Plate Issuing OfficialsSUBJECT:  Redesigned License Plates for Issuance Beginning January 1, 2020 The Auburn University and the University of Mobile plates have been redesigned and will be available for issuance beginning January 1, 2020. A shipment of plates will be ordered based on the number of current registrations in each county.  […]