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Renew Vehicle Registration in Kentucky

Kentucky Vehicle Registration Renewal

Kentucky residents are required to keep their vehicle registration up-to-date. You can renew your registration:

  • Online.
  • In person at your county clerk’s office.

Renew KY Registration Online

You can renew your KY vehicle plate online if you(r):

  • Vehicle is not leased.
  • Your registration is unexpired.
  • Plate type is eligible for online renewal.
  • Vehicle is insured for at least 45 days after the date you renew.

To renew online, visit the KY online renewal portal and provide your: 

  • Plate number.
  • Title number.
  • Credit or debit card information for payment.

It may take 5-7 days for your transaction to be processed.

Renew Kentucky Vehicle Registration in Person

To renew in person, visit a county clerk’s office and provide your: 

  • License or ID.
  • Original proof of insurance (must be effective for at least 45 days after the date you are renewing).
  • Current registration.
  • Payment for the registration fees for your license plate type.

KY Registration Renewal Fees

  • Standard plates: $21.50
  • Motorcycle: $18.50.
  • Farm: $21.
  • Mail fee (for online renewal): $2. 

Prices for personalized plates can be viewed here.