✅ Updated January 2022

Ultimate guide to renewing your vehicle registration in Arkansas

Here's the ultimate guide to renewing your vehicle registration in Arkansas. We've simplified the entire process for you so you can save time.


What You’ll Need to Renew your Vehicle Registration in Arkansas

  • Registration Renewal Notice
  • Last 4 digits of your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
  • License plate number
  • Zip Code
  • Payment for registration renewal fees (cash, credit card, debit card and e-check accepted)


What You’ll Do to Renew your Vehicle Registration in Arkansas

  • For Online Renewal:
    • Step 1: Visit the Official Arkansas Vehicle Registration Renewal (ARSTAR) system
    • Step 2: Submit your renewal ID number
    • Step 3: Enter your verification code
    • If your Registration Renewal Notice is unavailable, click “What if I don’t have my renewal reminder?” and provide the following:
      • Last 4 digits of Vehicle ID Number (VIN)
      • License Plate Number
      • Zip code
    • Step 4: Pay the registration renewal fee
  • If Renewing by Phone:
  • If Renewing by Mail:
    • Step 1: Prepare your registration renewal notice and include payment for registration renewal fee
    • Step 2: Mail the complete requirements to:

                              Office of Motor Vehicle

                              P O Box 3153,

                              Little Rock, AR 72203-3153


Caveats and Exceptions to Renewing your Vehicle Registration in Arkansas

  • Your vehicle decal(s) will be mailed to your registered address within 5 business days
  • If you owe taxes, you cannot renew by phone or online. You will be required to complete an assessment (done electronically) before you can renew. For assistance, call (888) 389-8336
  • You are required to maintain liability insurance on your vehicle
  • To renew by mail or in person after your assessment, you must show written proof of fulfilling your personal property tax assessment or personal property receipt for past taxes or vehicle liability insurance coverage


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