The temporary waiver of vehicle title and registration requirements ends April 14, 2021. You have through the end of that day to complete overdue transactions.

The temporary waiver of certain vehicle title and registration requirements, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, was announced by Gov. Greg Abbott March 16.

You should make plans to renew your expired vehicle registration by April 14, 2021.

There are three ways to renew your vehicle registration:


Visit or This is the quickest and least expensive way to renew. Save $1 if you renew online. Online renewal is available up to nine months past your registration expiration date.


Return the bottom portion of your registration renewal form, payment, and other required information to your county tax assessor-collector.

In Person

Visit the office of your county tax assessor-collector.

Before renewing your registration, you will need to obtain a passing vehicle inspection at a state vehicle inspection station of your choice, unless your vehicle is exempt from inspection requirements.

The expiring temporary waiver covers the following services:

• Initial vehicle registration

• Vehicle registration renewal

• Vehicle titling

• Renewal of permanent disabled parking placards

• 30-day temporary permits

The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles does not issue driver licenses or state ID cards. You should contact the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) at for these services.

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