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Category: Memos

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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

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.  […]

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Oct 2019

MEMO 2019-004 New IRP Assigned Renewal Month

MEMORANDUM 2019-004 TO: License Plate Issuing OfficialsSUBJECT: 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 August and ad valorem taxes for these accounts should be collected through Aug. 31 of […]

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Oct 2019

Meeting to Discuss Upcoming Motor Vehicle Legislative Changes

MEMORANDUM TO: License Plate Issuing Officials & VendorsSUBJECT: Meeting to Discuss Upcoming Motor Vehicle Legislative Changes The Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) will be hosting a meeting for all licensing officials,registration system vendors, and their staff to discuss upcoming motor vehicle legislative changes. The meeting will be held at the MVD office at 2545 Taylor Road […]

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Oct 2019

MEMO Rebuild Alabama Act

MEMORANDUM TO: All Alabama Tag Issuing Officials RE: Rebuild Alabama Act On March 12, 2019, Act 2019-2, also known as the Rebuild Alabama Act, was signed into law by Governor Kay Ivey. This Act amends Section 40-12-242, Code of Ala. 1975, to include an additional registration fee of $200 for each battery electric vehicle and […]

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Sep 2019

MEMO 2019-003 Redesigned License Plates for Issuance Beginning November 1, 2019

MEMORANDUM 2019-003 TO: Licensing Plate Issuing OfficialsSUBJECT: Redesigned License Plates for Issuance Beginning November 1, 2019 The Birmingham-Southern College and the Faulkner University plates have been redesigned and will be available for issuance beginning November 1, 2019. A shipment of plates will be ordered based on the number of current registrations in each county. Please note […]