Privately Owned Vehicles

Title & Registration Fees


The current prices to title and register a privately owned vehicle with a Regular license plate in the various cities and unincorporated areas of Shelby County are as follows:


City of Bartlett:


• City fee - $25.00
• Registration fee - $29.00
• Title fee - $13.00**
• Wheel tax - $50.00*

Total = $117.00
Renewal Only = $106.00


City of Germantown:


• City fee - $35.00
• Registration fee - $29.00
• Title fee - $13.00**
• Wheel tax - $50.00*

Total = $127.00
Renewal Only = $116.00


City of Memphis:


• City fee - $30.00
• Registration fee - $29.00
• Title fee - $13.00**
• Wheel tax - $50.00*

Total = $122.00
Renewal Only = $111.00


City of Millington:


• City fee - $30.00
• Registration fee - $29.00
• Title fee - $13.00**
• Wheel tax - $50.00*

Total = $122.00
Renewal Only = $111.00


City of Collierville:


• City fee - $27.00
• Registration fee - $29.00
• Title fee - $13.00**
• Wheel tax - $50.00*

Total = $119.00
Renewal Only = $108.00


Shelby County:


• Registration fee - $29.00
• Title fee - $13.00**
• Wheel tax - $50.00*

Total = $92.00
Renewal Only = $81.00


*Note: If the vehicle is leased or owned by a business, the wheel tax is $80.00.
For motorcycles, the wheel tax is $20.00.

**Note: An additional fee of $11.00 per lien is imposed by the State of TN to note
a lien on a vehicle’s certificate of title.

***Note: Please add $2.00 for postage if renewing by mail.

To title a car in Tennessee that has presently been titled and registered in another
state, the title must be surrendered, or if the vehicle has a lien, the foreign registration
must be surrendered and the complete name and address of the lien holder must be provided.