You have 30 days from the date you move to this state to register your motor vehicle, tractor, motorcycle or trailer and get a Georgia license plate. New residents to Georgia must have the following documents order to register a vehicle: 


Vehicle With No Lien

1. Out of State Title

2. Current Registration from Previous State

3. Proof of Georgia Insurance Binder

4. Georgia Drivers License with Lee County Address

5. Current Mileage

Vehicle With Lien

1. Loan Agreement with Complete Name and Address of Lien Holder

2. T-17 Affidavit of Lien Holder (available at tag office)

3. Proof of Georgia Insurance Binder

4. Georgia Drivers License with Lee County Address

5. Current Mileage

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NEW Title Tax FAQs - effective March 1, 2013


Tag Fee for passenger vehicles and trucks weighing up to 14,000 loaded $20.00

Title Transfer Fee $18.00
Trailer Tag Fee $12.00*
Replacement Tag, Decal, or Title   $8.00

*Trailers with a gross vehicle weight of less than 2,000 pounds are not required to be titled in Georgia. The previous registration is required.

Trucks with a gross vehicle weight over 14,000 (Truck and load) fees are based on the weight.

Certain persons may be eligible for a handicap tag or parking pacard. To obtain the form necessary to acquire this tag please click here.


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Vehicle Tag Renewals

Vehicle Tag Renewals can be processed by mail by completing the renewal form received in the mail and returning it to the Lee County Tax Commissioners Office or bringing this form to the office. Renewals must be made on or before the birth date of the primary owner when owned by an individual, or the last day of the month for a business.

The penalty for late registration is 10% of the tax and 25% of the tag fee. These penalties begin immediately following the due date.

We currently accept check and cash only for payment of Tag Renewals.

The telephone number for the tag office is (229) 759-6015. The office is located in the H.T. Kearse Governmental Building, 100 Starksville Avenue North, Leesburg, GA 31763. Office hours are Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

For further information regarding vehicle registration please visit the State of Georgia Department of Motor Vehicle Website