HIGHLIGHTS & UPDATES

JSU’S NEW DESIGN IN DECEMBER

Calhoun County, you voted and your voice was heard!!! Jacksonville State University, after polling local residents and alumni, announced their new license plate design, and after much ado, it is finally available for ordering!  Calhoun County residents and alumni will be able to order their newly designed JSU plate in...

New Service Offered in Piedmont

The Calhoun County Commissioner of Licenses, Barry E. Robertson, announces that Alabama title transfers can be completed in the Alvin Gibbs Annex in Piedmont, effective November 2, 2020.  The change in policy was made possible by a new processing system set forth by Ingenuity, the data processing company employed by...

ALVIN E GIBBS PIEDMONT ANNEX TO OPEN MONDAY

The Alvin E. Gibbs Piedmont Annex of the Commissioner of Licenses Office will open again to the public on Monday, May 11, 2020, at 8:00 a. m. The office will open with social distancing guidelines in place.  Extra staff will be on hand to help with  answering questions you may...

NEW ONLINE ORDERING SYSTEM

The new online ordering system to renew tags, manufactured home decals, boat registrations and in October, business licenses will be www.altags.com.   Registrants needing to renew their license plate decals after 11:00pm on April 30, 2020, will need to access the online renewal for www.altags.com A registrant who encounters a...

UPDATES FOR DRIVER LICENSES FOR YOUNG DRIVERS

Starting January 15, 2020, Alabama Law Enforcement Agency will be able to remove the Y Learner Restriction from a learner's permit and also add a Class V vessel endorsement to a license after the test scores have been submitted to ALEA from the State Department of Education Driver Education Course....

REBUILD ALABAMA ACT

On March 12, 2019, Act 2019-2 was signed into law by Governor Kay Ivey. This act amends Section 40-12-242, Code of Alabama, 1975, to include an additional registration fee of $200 for each battery electric vehicle and $100 for each plug-in hybrid electric vehicle operated on the public highways of...

Changes in 2020 for Mandatory Liability Law

By Leada Gore | lgore@al.comA change in Alabama’s insurance laws will give a break to people found driving without insurance.Currently, a driver found without liability insurance who is unable to provide proof of coverage within 30 days faces suspension of their registration. A $200 reinstatement fee and proof of insurance is...

STAR ID will be required for air travel in 2020

https://www.tsa.govEffective October 1, 2020, every air traveler will need a REAL ID compliant license /ID (STAR ID) or another form of identification for air travel.  (See TSA's website for a full list of acceptable identification for domestic air travel at www.tsa.gov.In response to acts of terrorism committed against the United States...

I SHARE THE ROAD

All residents of Alabama who are vehicle owners and supporters of the Fairhope Cycling Project may purchase this license plate. The net proceeds will used by FCP to promote, educate, and help make the communities of Alabama bicycle and pedestrian friendly.

NEW TAG PROPOSED FOR VENECIA’S FOUNDATION

Venecia’s Foundation, a local nonprofit that supports cancer patients, needs at least 250 online purchases before production begins on personalized car tags. Venecia’s Foundation is named after Piedmont resident Venecia Butler, who died of cancer in April 2015. About a year ago the organization began the paperwork to start the...