Services Offered

County tax assessor-collector offices provide most vehicle title and registration services, including:

  • Registration Renewals (License Plates and Registration Stickers)
  • Vehicle Title Transfers
  • Change of Address on Motor Vehicle Records
  • Non-fee License Plates such as Purple Heart and Disabled Veterans License Plates
  • Disabled Parking Placards
  • Copies of Registration Receipts
  • Temporary Registration

Many counties allow you to renew your vehicle registration and change your address online. Some counties allow renewals at substations or subcontractors, such as participating grocery stores. Acceptable forms of payment vary by county.

Other locations may be available. Please contact your county tax office, or visit their Web site, to find the office closest to you.

This County Tax Office works in partnership with our Vehicle Titles and Registration Division.

In cases of inclement weather, please CALL YOUR COUNTY TAC prior to planning travel.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus Emergency Information:

County Harris
Office Impacted Main/Substation
Open Status Open, Closed to Public
Have Drop Box No
Taking Phone Calls Yes
Processing Mail Yes
Processing Title Applications Yes/Paper/webDEALER
Processing Reg Renewals Yes/Mail/Online/webSUB
Processing other Transactions Yes/Placards, permits, inquiries, replacements,special plates
Adding Dealers on webDEALER Yes
Alternate Schedule No
Do you know when return to normal operations? No
Details We are working normal business hours. Our call center is taking calls from 7:45 - 4:45 and our branches are assisting customers by appointment only from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. We will resume dealer drop off transactions at all branches except Kyle Chapman on Monday - Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Downtown transactions should be dropped off at the Distribution Center. Dealers will be called once packages have been completed and are ready for pick up. We are adding Harris County dealers on to webDEALER. Non commercial customers interested in scheduling an appointment should visit our website at .

Contact Information

Ann Harris Bennett
Physical Address:
1001 Preston
Houston, TX 77002
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 4089
Houston, TX 77210-4089
(713) 274-8000
(713) 368-2509
Email Address:

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