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Ineligible for Online Renewal


Ineligible for Online Renewal

The following are reasons why you may be ineligible to renew online.

  1. Vehicles requiring valid proof of insurance:

    Insurance must be submitted by mail or in person.

  2. The vehicle record/ownership changed after the renewal notice was generated:

    This may include: address changes, transfers to a new owner, adding a Notice of Transfer and Release of Liability to the vehicle's record after the renewal was mailed.

  3. Vehicles with delinquent registration in collections:

    Transactions for vehicles requiring additional fees and processing.

  4. International Registration Plan (IRP):

    Apportioned Registration, under the provisions of the International Registration Plan (IRP), is an optional method of registering commercial vehicles operating interstate in two or more member jurisdictions.

  5. Disabled placards:

    These may be issued if you have impaired mobility or specific, documented visual problems.

  6. Permanent Trailer Identification (PTI):

    Trailers that are subject to Permanent Trailer Identification (PTI) registration.

  7. Exempt Vessels:

    Exempt agencies are not required to pay vessel fees with the exception of fees for a duplicate/substitute certificate or sticker. Exception - Vessels owned by The Department of Boating and Waterways are exempt from all registration fees; duplicate and substitute fees.

  8. Year of Manufacture (YOM):

    YOM plates must be officially manufactured California license plates. The YOM program extends only to 1980 and older year model auto, commercial, motorcycle, or trailer vehicles.

  9. Special Equipment:

    This category includes special construction equipment, cemetery equipment, special mobile equipment, logging equipment, implements of husbandry, and cotton or farm trailers.

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