Temporary Waiver Extending the Time Period to Renew Registration or Register a Vehicle

Texas Department of Motor Vehicles

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Effective immediately, vehicle owners residing in counties affected by Hurricane Harvey and covered by the Governor’s Proclamation of August 28, 2017, are permitted a temporary extension to renew the registration of their vehicle.

The temporary waiver is restricted to vehicle owners from the counties set forth in the above-indicated proclamation. The temporary waiver grants an additional 45 days to renew registrations.  The waiver is effective until October 16, 2017.

Attached is the current list of affected counties.

Thank you,

Jeremiah Kuntz, Director
Vehicle Titles and Registration Division
Texas Department of Motor Vehicles


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