Vehicle Industry Registration Procedures Manual

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Chapter 10: Renewals

10.030 Early Renewal or Planned Nonoperation Certification (VC §4601)

Vehicle owners may renew vehicle registration or file a planned nonoperation (PNO) up to 75 days prior to the registration expiration date.

Vehicles With PNO Status—If a PNO is on file for the vehicle and the owner is paying renewal fees for the upcoming registration year, do not collect fees for the current year. Stamp “Not Valid Until (date)” on the registration card. However, if the owner will use the vehicle prior to the upcoming registration year, current year fees are due.

Mandatory Renewal—Renewal fees must be paid on any application presented within 30 days of the registration expiration date except on an application for duplicate title (VC §5902.5).