HIGHLIGHTS & UPDATES

Commissioner’s Corner

Breast Cancer is a disease facing many people, and their loved ones don’t know how to help. This is Miranda Bryant with the Commissioner’s Corner, brought to you by Barry Robertson, Calhoun County Commissioner of Licenses. Did you know registrants can help fight against breast cancer by purchasing one of...

CONTACT INFORMATION

Please be aware that our contact number is 256-241-2900. This number is the switchboard for all the Commissioner of License offices run by Barry Robertson, License Commissioner. All questions are handled from the main office in Anniston.  If you have a concern about your experience in one of our annexes,...

TAG OF THE MONTH – FEBRUARY 2024

A LEGACY TAG  provides quality, fact-based environmental education materials to the citizens of Alabama. Proceeds from sell of the Legacy license plate are used to provide educational materials, including activity guides, to teachers and individuals seeking to share knowledge of the environment. Activity guides for all age groups and other...

Systems down for a few days

In an effort to streamline data systems, Alabama Department of Revenue will be upgrading systems in all counties December 8 through 10.  This will mean that some services will be unavailable during this time.  Registrants will not be able to apply for titles or surety bonds,  order personalize tags, or...

BOATS WILL BE TITLED IN 2024

Beginning January 1 2024, the Alabama Department of Revenue will begin to issue certificates of title for water vessels (boats) that are constructed after December 31, 2023. Vessels that require titles are those between 18 and 26 feet in length. Titles may be applied for at the licensing office or...

July’s Featured License Plate — Stop Domestic Violence

In July we feature the Stop Domestic Violence license plate. This plate is available to registrants in the state of Alabama on motorcycles, automobiles, small trucks, and recreational vehicles for $50 additional dollars above the standard licensing fees. The proceeds of these funds will be distributed to District Attorney's offices...

DISTRACTED DRIVING IS A BIG PROBLEM

DISTRACTED DRIVING Distracted driving is any activity that could divert a person's attention away from the primary task of driving. All distractions endanger driver, passenger and bystander safety. These types of distractions include: Texting Using a cell phone or smartphone Eating and drinking Talking to passengers Grooming Reading, including maps...

ALEA’S COMPLIANT ID DATE IS EXTENDED

Alabamians will have another two years to obtain their mandated STAR ID driver’s licenses. Today the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) extended its deadline for full enforcement of the federal law to May 7, 2025 - the third such deadline extension by DHS. This extension, as with earlier ones,...

Conservation Renewals for 2023

From the Alabama Dept. of Conservation and Natural Resources: New 2022-23 Recreational Hunting and Fishing Licenses will go on sale Monday, August 22, 2022. Conservation licenses will expire August 31, 2022.  The Department of Conservation will open up early license sales on August 22, 2022 for any hunters or fishermen...

Latest Memo Regarding Disability Access

https://revenue.alabama.gov/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/211122_MVD_MEMO_2021-011.pdf   Legislative Act 2021-407 allows persons with long-term disabilities to obtain a license plate issued under Chapter 6 of Title 32 or Chapter 12 of Title 40, Code of Ala. 1975, which displays the International Symbol of Access. Instead of manufacturing distinctive disability access license plates for every license...