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Registration FAQ

Tax Office

Tax Office

Montgomery County Tax Office

400 N. San Jacinto St.

Conroe, Texas 77301
(936) 539 - 7897

Vehicle Registration Frequently Asked Questions

How do I register and title a motorcycle?

How do I contact the Montgomery County Tax Office?

I am disabled and would like to obtain license plates with the international symbol of access. What should I do?

What should I do if my license plates are damaged or stolen, or I need to replace a windshield validation sticker?

Is insurance required to purchase a one-trip or 30-day permit?

What does "Registration Purposes Only" mean? What are the circumstances for this type of transaction?

How do I obtain personalized license plates or other special plates?

I lost my title. How do I get a duplicate?

I just sold a car. How do I transfer the title?

I've bought a vehicle and I have liability insurance on another car. What document can I use to show proof of financial responsibility when I transfer title and registration?

I applied for a title and neither my lien holder nor I have received it yet.

Why does the state show a lien on my car if I paid it off?

What is required to correct an error in the odometer reading after the title has been issued?

If my odometer reading is not available, what am I required to enter on the Odometer Disclosure Statement?

I sold my vehicle several months ago, but the registration and title have not been changed to reflect the new owner's name and address. I'm getting notices about parking tickets involving that vehicle and the registration renewal notice has also come to me. What can I do?

How do I sell a vehicle that is registered and titled in a former spouse's or a deceased spouse's name?

My title was issued incorrectly. What should I do?

Can a certificate of title be issued to a vehicle which is displaying $6.30 Machinery License Plates?

How do I register and title a rebuilt/salvage vehicle?

How do I turn a green Salvage Title into a blue negotiable Texas title?

What information is required and who is authorized to execute a Statement of Fact should one be required to correct an error on a title assignment?

Why can it be difficult to change a vehicle title to my name?

What is a bonded title and what is it used for?

How do I renew my registration by mail?

I registered my vehicle in August. So why does the registration expire in July?

Which types of vehicles may be used on the highway without having to be registered?

I'm going out of town for vacation and my registration will expire while I am gone. May I renew it in advance?

I just moved to Texas. How do I register my vehicle?

Will my proof of insurance from either out- of-state or out- of- the- country be acceptable to cover a vehicle required to be registered in Texas? If so, should approval be based on the minimum amounts of coverage required in Texas?

For how long may a new Texas resident operate his or her vehicle in this state while displaying current out-of-state license plates?

I have not received my registration renewal notice. What do I do?

I moved to another location within Texas. How can I be sure that my registration renewal notice will get to me when the time comes?

I did not receive my renewal notice and my registration has expired. Why am I being forced to pay a 20% penalty?

What if I haven't driven the vehicle since my registration expired. Do I still pay the 20% penalty?



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