Department of Revenue Automatically Extending 2019 Filing Deadline
The Georgia Department of Revenue is automatically extending income tax filing and payment deadlines to July 15, 2020. Vehicle registrations that expire between March 16, 2020 and June 14, 2020 are being extended through June 15, 2020.
Buying or Selling a Car?
Buying a Car
No matter how you are acquiring a vehicle, it’s always a good choice to check for a title brand before determining if it’s the right vehicle for you.
Selling a Car
The owner of the vehicle must:
- Transfer Ownership using the form on the back of the title - Read more about the Sellers Responsibilities
- Cancel your registration - even if you sold or traded your car to a dealer. This should be done within 30 days of cancelling your insurance to avoid penalties and fines. You will need to cancel your registration online using DRIVES e-Services or complete Form MV-18J Application of Voluntary Registration Cancellation
- Contact your insurance company and cancel your vehicles Insurance - More information about Insurance
- Complete a Bill of Sale (you can use Form T-7 Bill of Sale).
You must cancel your registration within 30 days of cancelling insurance coverage to avoid fines and penalties related to Georgia law requiring insurance coverage. Remember! It is illegal for you to drive or allow someone else to drive a vehicle that is uninsured.