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License office reopens by appointment only

Special to the Enquirer  

The Morgan County Commissioner of License office located at the Morgan County Courthouse reopened May 4 by appointment only. Hartselle and Lacey’s Spring satellite offices will remain closed until further notice.  

Appointments will be made for the following: 
▪️Title transfers
▪️Outof-state vehicle registrations
▪️Mandatory liability insurance suspensions/revocations/surrenders
▪️Boat registrations
▪️Mobile home registrations
▪️Disabled hunting and fishing license
▪️Late tag renewals prior to March 2020
▪️Moving in from out of county renewals
▪️Replacement tag/decal for lost or stolen tag/decal
▪️IRP renewals/IRP new registrations
▪️Driver’s license renewals/replacements and driver’s license name change 

To schedule appointments, call 256-351-4770 and press 2 

Appointments will not be made for March, April and May vehicle/boat tag registration renewals. Those renewals will proceed with the following options:  

  • Option 1: Renew by mail. Mail check or money order made out to Sharon Maxwell, Commissioner of License, along with the renewal notice. Sign the renewal notice and include a contact number. 
  • Option 2: Renew online at The web code will be on the renewal notice, or use the registered owners driver’s license number. Morgan County Commission has waived the processing fee for all debit/credit card payments at this time. 

Alabama Department of Revenue, Motor Vehicle Division, has extended March and April vehicle tag registration renewals through May 15 without a late fee. Late fees will be charged for March and April vehicle tag registration renewals beginning May 18. 

Anyone who has purchased a vehicle from an Alabama automobile dealer and has an Alabama title application may register online. For online vehicle registrations, go to There is a $10 fee charged by the software company to register online. Motorists are encouraged to use this feature because of the high volume of appointments being made; this is the quickest way to register during this time. 

These guidelines have been put in place temporarily to maintain social distancing because of COVID-19 and TO maintain organization of traffic in the courthouse office. 

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