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Category: Memos

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Oct 2021

MEMO 2021-010 New IRP Assigned Renewal Month

MEMORANDUM 2021-010 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 May and ad valorem taxes for these accounts should be collected through May 31 of […]

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Sep 2021

MEMO 2021-009 License Plates Changes

MEMORANDUM 2021-009 TO: License Plate Issuing OfficialsSUBJECT: License Plates Changes As noted in Memo 2021-003, the Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) has implemented a standardized license plate numbering scheme for all license plates. Standard passenger and motorcycle license plates reflecting both the old and new numbering schemes were recently delivered to Blount, Calhoun, Cherokee, Cleburne, Cullman, DeKalb, […]

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Sep 2021

MEMO Revised FY22 Interest Chart Effective Oct. 1

MEMORANDUM TO: County Probate JudgesCounty License CommissionersLicense InspectorsOther License Issuing Officials SUBJECT: Revised Interest Chart – Effective October 1, 2021 Attached is the updated interest rate chart as required by Section 40-1-44, Code of Alabama, 1975. Per the Internal Revenue Service, the interest rate will remain at 3 percent for the upcoming fiscal year. Please […]

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Aug 2021

MEMO 2021-007 Registration Updates

MEMORANDUM 2021-007 TO: License Plate Issuing OfficialsSUBJECT: Registration Updates Legislative Act 2021-134 (effective June 1, 2021) exempts electric bicycles (defined in 32-6-1.1 as a vehicle less than 750 watts, with a seat, and can’t travel over 25mph) from titling, insurance, and registration requirements. Beginning October 1, 2021, license plates will no longer include stacked characters. […]

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Jul 2021

MEMO 2021-005 Title Document Upload Requirements

MEMORANDUM 2021-005 TO: All Designated Agents and Title Service ProvidersSUBJECT: Title Document Upload Requirements Beginning November 1, 2021, all designated agents and title service providers will be required to electronically upload all title applications and supporting documents to the Alabama Title System (ALTS). Any physical title application packages mailed on or after November 1, 2021, […]

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May 2021

MEMO 2021-003 New/Redesigned License Plates

MEMORANDUM 2021-003 (Revised) TO:                  License Plate Issuing OfficialsSUBJECT:       Redesigned/Discontinued License Plates  The following license plates will be available for issuance beginning June 1, 2021: National Wild Turkey Federation Support the Arts Professional Firefighter I Share the Road The following license plate will NOT be available for issuance beginning June 1, 2021: Judson College A supply […]

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May 2021

MEMO 2021-004 Constable Owned Vehicles

MEMORANDUM 2021-004 TO: License Plate Issuing OfficialsSUBJECT: Constable Owned Vehicles Please be advised that vehicles owned by Constables do not qualify for the tax and registrationfee exemptions provided under Section 40-12-250, Code of Ala. 1975, and must be titled andregistered like any private passenger vehicle. The Motor Vehicle Division will be notifying owners of vehicles […]

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Apr 2021

MEMO 2021-002 Alabama Title System Document Upload Feature

MEMORANDUM 2021-002 TO: All Designated Agents and Title Service ProvidersSUBJECT: Alabama Title System Document Upload Feature Effective today, all designated agents and title service providers may begin uploading titledocuments to the Alabama Title System (ALTS). Uploading title documents will eliminatepostage costs, eliminate lost documents and reduce title application processing time. Documentupload instructions are included in […]