Matagorda County Tax Office

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 Matagorda
Office Impacted Main
Open Status Open, Closed to Public
Have Drop Box Yes
Taking Phone Calls Yes
Processing Mail Yes
Processing Title Applications Yes/Paper
Processing Reg Renewals Y/Mail/Online
Processing other Transactions Yes/Placards & Permits by drop box
Adding Dealers on webDEALER No
Alternate Schedule No
Do you know when return to normal operations? No
Details Title transactions are by appointment only. This includes any OHV or Golf Cart transaction. Dealer transactions are still being processed as usual. Our regular office hours are being maintained from 8 AM - 4:45 PM, Monday through Friday, excluding weekday holidays. All entrances to the courthouse remain closed except for the south entrance (6th Street side). A series of health questions upon entry are still in place and those experiencing any symptoms are asked to return when healthy.

Contact Information

Becky Cook
Physical Address:
1700 7th St, Rm 203
Bay City, TX 77414-5091
Mailing Address:
1700 7th St, Rm 203
Bay City, TX 77414-5091
(979) 244-7670
(979) 244-7678
Email Address:

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