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Renew Your Registration
 
There are many ways to renew your vehicle registration.

Online

Most vehicle registrations can be renewed online
 
DMV Office or by Mail
DMV Vehicle Mail
1905 Lana Ave NE
Salem, OR  97314
    • DMV office: Pay by cash, credit or debit card, or check or money order made out to “DMV”.

DEQ

You can renew at DEQ if:

Newer vehicles do not need DEQ testing. Check if your vehicle qualifies.

You cannot renew at DEQ if:
  • You do not meet the requirements listed above;
  • You want different plates or to change the vehicle's registration;
  • You moved in or out of Multnomah County since your renewal reminder was printed; or
  • Your vehicle is not registered in Oregon.  
Replace Your Registration Card
 
To get a new registration card:

Your new registration card will be mailed to you.

Replace Your Plates and/or Stickers - Change Your Plate
 
You can get replacement month stickers for no fee at your local DMV office.

To replace your plates or year stickers, or change to a different plate:

DMV Vehicle Mail
1905 Lana Ave NE
Salem, OR  97314

    • DMV office: Pay by cash, credit or debit card, or check or money order made out to “DMV”.

Transfer Your Plates

You can transfer your plates to another vehicle if they are:
  • Transferred to the same type of vehicle as they are currently on;
    • For example, motor home plates can be transferred to a motor home but not to a passenger vehicle.
  • Current issue, special registration, or custom plates; and
  • Readable.

If you are unsure if your plate can be transferred, contact DMV.

To transfer your plates:

DMV Vehicle Mail
1905 Lana Ave NE
Salem, OR  97314

    • DMV office: Pay by cash, credit or debit card, or check or money order made out to “DMV”.
Stickers/Registration Card Not Received

​If it has been two weeks since you renewed your vehicle registration through the mail or online, contact DMV. Do not cancel your check; DMV will check the status of your renewal.

 
You do not have to renew your vehicle registration if the vehicle is not being driven. When you want to operate your vehicle again, you can renew your registration at that time.