Renewing a Vehicle Registration in Oregon

Renew Vehicle Registration in Oregon

You can renew your Oregon vehicle registration:

  • Online.
  • By mail.
  • At a Department of Environment Quality (DEQ) office*.

You can renew your vehicle registration up to 1 year after your registration expires with the Oregon Driver and Motor Vehicles (DMV) department. However, you can be penalized for driving a vehicle with expired tags.

Before you renew your Oregon car registration, make sure your current address is on file with the DMV. If not, you can change your address online.

*DEQ emissions tests are only required for vehicles more than 4 years old.

Renew OR Vehicle Registration Online

Renew your Oregon registration by visiting the DMV online portal and clicking “Renew Your Registration.”

If you have an Oregon license/permit/ID, you must provide your:

  • Last name.
  • Date of birth.
  • Zip code.
  • License or ID number.
  • Last 6 digits of your social security number.

If you don’t have a form of Oregon ID card, provide the following information (all can be found on your registration card):

  • Plate number.
  • Title number.
  • Vehicle identification number (VIN).

Provide your payment information and your new registration card and plate decals should arrive within 2 weeks (usually they arrive within 3 business days). Contact the DMV if it takes longer but do NOT cancel your check.

Renew Oregon Registration by Mail

You can renew your Oregon vehicle registration by:

Mail your check, form, and inspection receipt to:

DMV Services
1905 Lana Ave NE
Salem, OR 97314

Renew Oregon Registration at a DEQ Office

You may be able to renew your registration when you get your emissions test if you:

  • Provide a completed renewal form.
  • Pass the emissions exam.
  • Do NOT need to update your address.
  • Pay the registration renewal fee when you complete the inspection.

Oregon Registration Renewal Fees

Registration renewal fees are based on the age and MPG of the vehicle.

  • 1999 or older: $122.
  • 2000 or newer with an MPG of 0-19: $122.
  • 2000 or newer with an MPG of 20-39: $132.
  • 2000 or newer with an MPG of 40 or higher: $152.
  • Electric vehicles: $306.

There are additional fees for certain counties. Vehicles in:

  • Multnomah County are subject to an additional county fee of $38.
  • Washington or Clackamas County are subject to an additional county fee of $60.