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Effective January 1, 2000, Kansas Law requires EVERYONE show proof of insurance on all motor vehicle transactions.  Renewals done by mail will need to include a COPY of the proof of insurance along with the renewal notice.  No exceptions.  K.S.A. 8-173.

It is possible to renew your license plates online.  Follow the web tags link below.

 

 

ONLINE REGISTRATION

Courtesy Notification of renewal of license plates is mailed by the Kansas Department of Revenue about 45 days prior to your expiration date.
Trucks over 12,000 lbs. and Trailers are due the last day of February

 


TAG EXPIRATION CHART

 

Not sure when your tags are due?  Check the chart below.

LAST NAME BEGINS WITH THE LETTER EXPIRATION DATE
A February 28
B March 31
C & D April 30
E, F & G May 31
H & I June 30
J, K & L July 31
M, N & O August 31
P, Q & R September 30
S October 31
T, V & W November 30
U, X, Y & Z December 31

Care should be used to preserve your Title Application/Vehicle Registration, as it is necessary to present to the Motor Vehicle Department when making transfer of this vehicle.

 


TAG/TAX REFUND

 

When a vehicle is sold and not replaced, you may be eligible for a prorated tax and/or tag refund.  Application should be made in the Motor Vehicle Department (1st Floor) Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.  This should be done prior to the last working day of the month the vehicle was sold to maximize the refund.  Your tag and registration are required to get a refund.

If you have any questions, call the Tag Office at 620-223-3800.

 


OUT-OF-STATE TITLES

 

Verification of out of state titles must be done prior to registering in Kansas.  All vehicles titled in a state other than Kansas must be inspected by the Sheriff prior to registration in Kansas.  Vehicle inspections are done Mondays and Fridays from 12:30 - 1:30 pm in the south courthouse parking lot.  The cost of inspection is $20.00.  Effective July 1, 2011, inspection fees for all out-of-state title of used vehicles and Kansas non-highway vehicles will be $15.00 (cash preferred).  Inspection fee for salvage vehicles will be $20.00 (cash preferred).

Failure to apply for a title in your name within thirty (30) days from the purchase date may result in additional interest and penalties being assessed.


PERSONAL PROPERTY DISPOSAL

 

Contact the County Appraiser when selling mobile home, trailer, moped or trucks over 12,000 lbs.

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Bourbon County
210 S. National Ave.
Fort Scott, KS 66701
620-223-3800

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