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The amount you need to pay at the time of vehicle registration varies depending on vehicle type, fuel type, county, and other factors. To find out the amount of all taxes and fees for your particular vehicle, please call the DMV at (801) 297-7780 or 1-800-DMV-UTAH (800-368-8824).

The various taxes and fees assessed by the DMV include, but are not limited to, the following. Please click on each item for more information.

Registration Fees

Utah Code §41-1a-1206 and others

Each vehicle owner must pay a registration fee at the time of initial registration and annually thereafter. Beginning October 15, 2013 a six month registration option will be available.  The fees vary depending on vehicle type, registered weight, county, and other factors. To find out the exact fee for your particular vehicle, please call the DMV at 801-297-7780 or 1-800-DMV-UTAH (800-368-8824). Uniform fees also apply.

Sales & Use Taxes

Sales and use tax is imposed on the purchase of a vehicle or watercraft and is calculated using the purchase price. Purchase price should be listed on the title being transferred or on a bill of sale. To find out the current sales/use tax rate in your locality, see Utah Sales & Use Tax Rates.

Automobile Driver Education Fee

Utah Code §41-1a-1204

The fee is $2.50 upon registration of each motor vehicle, except motorcycles and vehicles with a Purple Heart plate. The fee applies to the vehicle owner or operator. For information, contact the Driver License Division, 801-965-4437.

Uninsured Motorist Identification Fee

Utah Code §41-1a-1218

The fee is $1.00 per year, upon registration of each motor vehicle, except commercial vehicle registered as part of a fleet, vehicles owned or leased by the state or its subdivisions, and vehicles registered with a Purple Heart plate.