Privately Owned Vehicles

Title & Registration Fees


The current prices to title and register a privately owned vehicle with a regular license plate in the various cities and unincorporated areas of Shelby County are as follows:
  • City of Bartlett
    • City fee - $25
    • Registration fee - $24
    • Title fee - $13**
    • Wheel tax - $50*
    • Total = $112
    • $101.00 RENEWAL ONLY
  • City of Germantown
    • City fee - $25
    • Registration fee - $24
    • Title fee - $13**
    • Wheel tax - $50*
    • Total = $112
    • $101.00 RENEWAL ONLY
  • City of Memphis
    • City fee - $30
    • Registration fee - $24
    • Title fee - $13**
    • Wheel tax - $50*
    • Total = $117
    • $106.00 RENEWAL ONLY
  • City of Millington
    • City fee - $30
    • Registration fee - $24
    • Title fee - $13**
    • Wheel tax - $50*
    • Total = $117
    • $106.00 RENEWAL ONLY
  • Shelby County
    • Registration fee - $24
    • Title fee - $13**
    • Wheel tax - $50*
    • Total = $87
    • $76.00 RENEWAL ONLY
  • Town of Collierville
    • City fee - $27
    • Registration fee - $24
    • Title fee - $13**
    • Wheel tax - $50*
    • Total = $114
    • $103.00 RENEWAL ONLY
*Note: If the vehicle is leased or owned by a business, the wheel tax is $80. For motorcycles, the wheel tax is $20.

**Note: An additional fee of $11 per lien is imposed by the State of TN to note a lien on a vehicle's certificate of title.

To title a car in Tennessee that has presently been titled and registered in another state, the title must be surrendered, or if the vehicle has a lien, the foreign registration must be surrendered and the complete name and address of the lien holder must be provided.