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COVINGTON COUNTY PROBATE OFFICE
1K N Court Square
Andalusia, AL 36420

 

CALL US TODAY!
Tag & Titles Questions: 334-428-2510

Recording Questions: 334-428-2518/2519

Probate Court Questions: 334-428-2512

 

VEHICLE REGISTRATION

WHEN REGISTERING A NEW/USED VEHICLE WHAT DO I NEED?

 

If you bought the vehicle from an individual in Alabama you will need:

 

If you bought the vehicle from an individual out of the state you will need:

 

If you bought the vehicle from a dealership in Alabama you will need:

  • Title Application

  • Bill of Sale

  • Driver's License

  • Alabama Insurance

 

If you bought the vehicle from an out of state dealer you will need:

  • Title (most out of state dealers send us the paperwork directly and we will contact you when it arrives)

  • Bill of sale

  • Driver's License

  • Alabama insurance

  • Vehicle at the courthouse for a VIN inspection or VIN inspection form to be completed

 

Sales Tax Percent

2% State

1.25% County if bought inside of Covington County, 1.75% County if bought outside Covington County

.25% Andalusia, .25 Opp, 1% Florala, .25% Lockhart, .50% Gantt, 2.00% Red Level, .25% River Falls,

.25% Dozier, .25% Sanford, .25% Heath

 

TAGS

Our two basic standard tags are:

Standard County 23 Tag          God Bless America Tag

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You can browse the other types of tags that Alabama offers along with the requirements of each by clicking here.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE A PERSONALIZED TAG

Please visit https://pros.mvtrip.alabama.gov/Public/Create to reserve a personalized tag up to 5 days before you come in to our office.  This will allow you to see what is available for order before you come into the office.  Most personalized tags are $55.00 extra the first issuance then $50.00 the following renewal years; with the exception of the Helping Schools tag which is $25.00 for the first issuance and $20.00 the following renewal years.

MANDATORY LIABILITY INSURANCE

The State of Alabama requires that you keep a minimum of liability insurance on any vehicle used on public roads.  It is also required that the coverage must be Alabama insurance.  In order to maintain proper records, the Department of Revenue MLI Unit will mail out questionnaires or notices pertaining to your vehicles insurance. If you have any questions regarding Mandatory Liability Insurance, contact the MLI Unit at 334-242-9000, Option 4.