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Registration Renewals
Renewing your vehicle, boat, or mobile home registration?
See renewal options below. (Registration renewals can be processed 90 days in advance.)
 
1. Renew online with RenewExpress

To renew your registration online with RenewExpress (https://renewexpress.com/manatee), you will need one of the following: Credit cards and debit cards are accepted online.  Credit and debit card payments are subject to a processing fee of $2.95 per registration renewal (the Manatee County Tax Collector does not receive any portion of the processing fee).

Current, valid Florida insurance must be on file with the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. If you receive an “insurance not on file” message when attempting to renew online, please contact your insurance company directly.

Note:  Proof of insurance is not required to be on file to renew a boat, trailer, mobile home, and/or motorcycle registration.
 
2. Renew at a self-service kiosk located in select Manatee County Publix locations

Save time and skip the line!  Renew and print your vehicle registration fast using the self-service kiosk!  Publix kiosks accept credit cards and debit cards. All you need is your registration renewal notice or the license plate number and date of birth of the first registered owner.  View our Publix self-serve registration renewal kiosk video for details.

Current, valid Florida insurance must be on file with the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. If you receive an “insurance not on file” message when attempting to renew at a kiosk, please contact your insurance company directly.  Note: Proof of insurance is not required to be on file to renew a trailer and/or motorcycle registration.

Kiosks are conveniently located at the following Manatee County Publix locations or find a kiosk near you at https://flmvexpresskiosk.com/manatee-county-locations/:
3. Renew at a self-service kiosk located in Manatee County Tax Collector offices

Save time and skip the line!  Renew and print your vehicle registration fast using the self-service kiosk!  Kiosks in our offices accept credit cards, debit cards, and cash.  All you need is your registration renewal notice or the license plate number and date of birth of the first registered owner.  An appointment is not required to use a kiosk in our offices.

Current, valid Florida insurance must be on file with the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. If you receive an “insurance not on file” message when attempting to renew at a kiosk, please contact your insurance company directly. Note: Proof of insurance is not required to be on file to renew a trailer and/or motorcycle registration. 

Kiosks are conveniently located at the following Manatee County Tax Collector offices or find a kiosk near you at https://flmvexpresskiosk.com/manatee-county-locations/:
4. Renew at the First Manatee South County Tag Agency - extended hours and Saturday hours

The First Manatee South County Tag Agency processes registration renewals for vehicles, boats, mobile homes, and parking permits.  It offers extended hours (9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday to Friday) and Saturday hours (9 a.m. to 2 p.m.).  Appointments are available but are not required.  To schedule an appointment, visit the auto tag agency website (autotagagency.net).  It is located in Southwood Shoppes at 5756 14th Street West, Bradenton, FL 34207.  Their phone number is (941) 782-6050.

This office accepts cash, check, and debit.  A 3.5% fee will be charged on all check transactions to guarantee funds and on all debit transactions as a processing fee. An additional $20 fast title fee applies to titles printed on-site.

The First Manatee South County Tag Agency is a privately owned office operating under the authority granted by the Manatee County Tax Collector’s office.
 
5. Renew by mail

To renew by mail, once you’ve received your renewal notice(s), separate the notice(s) on the perforated line and mail it in using the return envelope provided with your notice(s).  If you did not receive your renewal notice(s) or have lost it, complete an Application for Renewal by Mail form and mail to Ken Burton, Jr., Tax Collector, P.O. Box 25300, Bradenton, FL 34206-5300.  If you have multiple registrations to renew, complete a separate form for each registration.  Payment must be made by check or money order when renewing by mail.

Note:  Please review the important messages box on the front of your renewal notice(s) for important instructions prior to mailing it in.
 
6. Renew in person – available for Manatee County residents and businesses only

Appointments are required for all transactions!  Visit taxcollector.com to schedule an appointment for your registration renewal.  We only serve Manatee County residents and businesses.  Limit four transactions per appointment.  We have three convenient offices to serve you: our DeSoto office (located closest to the Island and to West and Central Bradenton), our Lakewood Ranch office (located closest to Lakewood Ranch and East Manatee County), and our North River office (located closest to Palmetto, Ellenton, and Parrish.)

We accept cash, check, debit cards, and credit cards.  A $2.50 processing fee for debit cards and a 2.5% processing fee (with a minimum of $2.50) for credit cards will apply. Our office does not retain any portion of this fee.

The following items are required when renewing in person:
Note: The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles does not require our office to view proof of insurance for motorcycles, trailers, boats, mobile homes, or off-highway vehicles.
 
7. Estimate of Fees

Registration fees are based on the type/weight of your vehicle and the length of your vessel.
 
Vehicle Type Estimate of Fees
Cars, minivans, SUVs, small pickup trucks (5,000lbs or less) $28.00 - $92.20
Motorcycles, motorscooters, mopeds $19.60 - $49.20
Vessels (Boats) $13.50 - $579.76
Trailers $4.60 - $65.00

For trucks over 5,001lbs, refer to the Heavy Truck Registration publication.
 
8. Non-Manatee County residents

Not a Manatee County resident?  Out-of-county residents can only be served at First Manatee South County Tag Agency.  See the section above for more details regarding the First Manatee South County Tag Agency.  Otherwise, you will need to visit your home county tax collector’s office.
 
RegistrationRenewals – Last Update: 06/22/2022