Vehicle Registration

Note: You must register in the county you will be living in. Please confirm this information by either going online or calling the numbers provided.  

Registration Requirements

You will need to obtain the following:

  • Texas Inspection (for emissions testing) 
  • Title or most recent registration receipt · Proof of Insurance 
  • If vehicle is paid for you can turn title in and get a Texas title or you may keep your title and get “Registration Purposes Only.” It is better in the long run to change to a Texas Registration. If you have lien holder then you have to do Registration Purposes only.  

Find Your County

Collin County 

Collin County Tax Office 

2300 Bloomdale Road #2302 

McKinney, TX 75071  

972-547-5014 

www.co.collin.Texas.us   


Dallas County 

Dallas County Tax Office 

500 Elm Street 

Dallas, TX 75202 

214-653-7811 

www.dallasounty.org   


Denton County 

Denton County Tax Office 

1505 E McKinney  

Denton, TX 76209 

940-349-3510 

https://dentoncounty.com/Departments/Tax-Assessor-Collector   


Ellis County 

Ellis County Tax Office 

109 S Jackson Rm T 125 

Waxahachie, TX 75165 

972-825-5150 http://www.co.ellis.tx.us/index.aspx?NID=82   


Kaufman County 

Kaufman County Tax Office 

100 N Washington Street  

Kaufman, TX 75142 

972-932-0288 

http://www.kaufmancounty.org/   


Rockwall County 

Rockwall County Tax Office 

101 E. Rusk St, Ste 101

Rockwall, TX 75087 

972-204-6130 

https://www.rockwallcountytexas.com/205/Tax-Office   


Tarrant County 

Tarrant County Tax Office 

100 E. Weatherford Street  

Fort Worth, TX 76196 

817-884-1100 

http://access.tarrantcounty.com/en/tax.html