Chapter 26: Refunds
26.050 Refunds on Vehicle License Fees (VLF) for Nonresident Military (NRM) Owners
Chapter 26 Refunds
26.050 Refunds on Vehicle License Fees (VLF) for Nonresident Military (NRM) Owners (CVC §42231)
A NRM vehicle owner may complete an Application for Refund (ADM 399) form requesting a refund of VLF paid. The ADM 399 must give the make, vehicle identification number (VIN), and license plate number of the vehicle, the year(s) for which a refund is requested, and the NRM owner’s out-of-state residence address at the time the fees were paid.
If a refund request is submitted for VLF paid in the current registration year— The following must be submitted:
- An ADM 399.
- A Nonresident Military (NRM) Vehicle License Fee Exemption (REG 5045) form.
- The California Certificate of Title, if issued, and registration card.
If the vehicle is titled in California, a corrected California Certificate of Title showing the NRM status will be issued.