Vehicle Registration Information

Register My Vehicle

Before You Begin

  • Vehicles purchased or moved into the county must be registered within 60 days of the purchase or move-in date.

  • Each car must be registered separately. If you are registering more than one vehicle, you must complete this process once for each vehicle.

  • Do not use this application to pay car taxes or to report the sale or move-out of a vehicle already registered with Fairfax County.

  • You will need to gather the following information in order to complete the registration:

    • Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)

    • Vehicle Year

    • Vehicle Make

    • Vehicle Model

    • Number of cylinders

    • Weight of your vehicle

    • Cost of your vehicle

  • A 10% late filing penalty is charged on vehicles not registered with Department of Tax Administration within the 60-day deadline.


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