For the purposes of applying Alabama’s motor vehicle registration laws and property tax laws as related to the annual registration and renewal of vehicles during the month of March and April 2020, the registration deadline has been extended through May 15, 2020.
The extension includes the registration of vehicles purchased or otherwise acquired whereby the twenty (20) day registration requirement as provided for in §32-6-6 1, Code of Alabama 1975, falls during the period of March 17,2020 through May 15, 2020. The extension also applies to motor vehicle registrations and renewals for vehicles registered pursuant to the International Registration Plan (IRP). Registrants will also be granted an extension to surrender license plates in order to comply with the mandatory liability insurance law.
Penalty charges associated with motor vehicle registrations and renewals extended through May 15, 2020, will not be charged until May 18, 2020. Additionally, penalty charges associated with motor vehicle property tax payments extended through May 15, 2020, will not be charged until May 18, 2020.