How to Check Car Registrations

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Verify that you have a legal reason for requesting registration information on a vehicle. Per the DPPA, registration and other driver information can only be released in cases in which a driver safety issue, accident, product recall or other legal reason is shown.

Contact the Tax Commissioner's Office for the county and state in which the car is registered.

Provide the information you recorded about the vehicle, as well as your reason for requesting the information. You may need to request the information in person and pay a processing fee.


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Jean Asta has been a freelance writer for domestic and international clients since 2005. She also acts as a training consultant to businesses and nonprofit organizations in the southeast United States. Asta holds a Master of Public Administration with a concentration in nonprofit management and a Bachelor of Arts in English literature, both from the University of Georgia.

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