Property Tax Payment

If your Palm Beach County property taxes are escrowed and paid by your mortgage company, our office expects to receive those payments by November 30, 2022, and will post them to your account as soon as possible.  Please allow our office 3-5 business days to process those payments before you contact our office to verify payment.  Should you have questions about those payments, please contact your mortgage lender directly for payment status.

We greatly appreciate your patience as our staff works diligently to post payments as quickly as possible.

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Motor Vehicle Services

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Registration Renewal
Florida Title Transfer
Out-of-State Title Transfer
Disabled Parking Permit
Dealer/Runner Work

Registration Renewal Options

Vehicle registration is proof of payment of registration tax and fees on a motor vehicle. It consists of a metal license plate, a decal and a registration certificate.

Can I Renew Online? 

  • You can provide personal identifying information of the vehicle’s owner to log in and complete the transaction.
  • Your valid Florida insurance is on file and matches your vehicle identification number (VIN).
  • You do not have a stop, hold or other violation on your driver license.
  • It hasn’t been 8 months past your registration expiration date.

*If you renew online, you will receive your registration in the mail within 7-10 business days.

How do I Renew By Kiosk?

Following easy-to-use touch screen prompts, clients can renew their registration in as little as two minutes. Located in select Publix locations throughout Palm Beach Count visit Mv Express Kiosks for more information.

How do I Renew by Mail?

When you renew your registration by mail, you will receive your registration within 10-15 business days.

Mail to: Tax Collector, Palm Beach County P.O. Box 3715 West Palm Beach, FL 33402-3715

How do I Renew using  the Drop Box?

Drop your payment off using our secure drop box which is located inside each of our service centers. Just keep in mind that you need to drop your payment off during regular business hours. We do not provide 24/7 access to our drop boxes. For a list of locations vistit, our Service Center Locations page.

How do I Renew in Person?

You MUST make an appointment at a service center if:

  • Florida insurance data is not on file or does not match your VIN.
  • You have a stop, hold or other violation on your driver license.
  • Your registration is more than eight months past the expiration date.
  • Heavy trucks (gross vehicle weight of 26,001 lbs. or more) cannot be renewed online.

 

Florida Title Transfer

A certificate of Title is proof of ownership in Florida. When a motor vehicle, mobile home or boat is sold, a new Certificate of Title must be issued in the purchaser(s) name. All vehicles are required to be titled, except mopeds, motorized bicycles and trailers weighing less than 2,000 lbs. Titles may be obtained at one of our service centers or by mail.

Required Documents List

You will need to bring all of the following documents to your appointment:

  • Florida Certificate of Title
  • Bill of Sale (If the purchase price isn’t listed on the title)
  • U.S. Driver License or Passport
  • Valid Proof of Insurance (Proof of insurance is NOT required for the following: Motorcyles, Trailers, Boats, Mobile Homes, or Off-Highway Vehicles.)

 

Out-of-State Title Transfer:

To register a vehicle that was previously titled out-of-state, complete and sign form HSMV 82040 Application for Certificate of Title. Additionally, you will need the following documents:

Moving from out of state document list:

You will need to bring all of the following documents to your appointment.

  • Original Out of State Title
  • Driver License or U.S. Passport
  • Proof of Sales Tax (if owned the vehicle less than 6 months)
  • Completed VIN Verification Form, or Bring The Vehicle
  • Proof of Valid Florida Insurance

Purchasing a vehicle out of state documents list:

You will need to bring all of the following documents to your appointment.

  • Completed Title by both buyer and seller
  • Completed Bill of Sale (IF selling price is not listed on title)
  • Driver License/ID Card, or U.S. Passport
  • Original Out of State Title
  • Completed VIN Verification Form, or The Vehicle
  • Proof of Valid Florida Insurance

Leased vehicle documents list:

You will need to bring all of the following documents to your appointment.

  • Completed Title by both buyer and seller
  • Driver License or U.S. Passport
  • Lease Agreement and Power of Attorney
  • Original Out of State Title
  • Completed VIN Verification Form
  • Proof of Valid Florida Insurance

Disbabled Parking Permit

Disabled person parking permits are issued in two categories:

Permanent – Persons with long-term mobility impairments, or who are certified as legally blind, qualify for a permanent disabled person parking permit or license plate. Permanent permits and license plates are valid for four years and must be renewed by the permit holder’s birthdate. There is no fee for this parking permit.

Temporary – Persons with short-term mobility impairments may receive a temporary disabled parking permit for up to six months as specified by a certifying medical authority. Temporary disabled person parking permits require a $15 fee. If the need for the temporary disabled person parking permit exceeds six months, an additional temporary permit may be issued. If the additional permit is applied for within 12 months from the issuance of the first permit, no additional fee is required.

 

Dealer/Runner Work

This appointment type is reserved for auto dealers.