Expired More Than 90-Days

All Sumner County Vehicles model year 1975 and newer with a GVWR 10,500 or less are required to provide an emission compliance certificate when purchasing/renewing a license plate.


If the vehicle has not been driven - Get a new expiration date.  In-Person/By Mail

If the vehicle has not been driven for at least 90 days past its expiration date, it is possible to receive a new expiration date.  The registered owner is required to sign a notarized statement that the vehicle has not been driven since the expiration date on the registration. 

In-Person -  We can prepare and notarize the statement.  The registered owner must be present and have identification.  A change of expiration date will need to be processed inside with one  of our MVD Clerks.

By Mail – Send the last vehicle’s registration; the following notarized statement (https://www.sumnertags.com/documents/misc/has-not-been-driven-1.pdf) and a copy of owner driver’s license with the annual renewal fee to the address below.  Checks should be made payable to: Sumner County Clerk.

If you have been driving the vehicle - Keep the current expiration date: Does not require notarized statement

  1. Renew by mail at the address below.
  2. In-Person -  The County Administration Building in Gallatin will open to the public starting Friday, May 1, 2020.  Everyone (Employees and Customers) entering the building will be subject a wellness screen.  More Info    The Hendersonville Office will open or inside customers starting  May 11, 2020.  For safety reason the number of customers allowed inside the office will be limited.    https://sumnertags.com/information/locations   


Have additional Questions?

Leave your contact phone number at 615-452-4063 or Clerk@SumnerCountyTN.gov and we will call you.


Mailing Address:

Sumner County Clerk

355 N Belvedere Dr Rm 111

Gallatin TN, 37066-5410