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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 https://www.altags.com/morgan_license. 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 www.easytagal.com. 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. 

For more information, visit http://www.morgancountylicense.com.