Registration Fees

Passenger Vehicles

Registration fees for passenger vehicles are determined by your vehicle’s taxable horsepower. Your vehicle’s taxable horsepower is recorded on your title, or on your Application for Missouri Title and Registration.

Taxable Horsepower 1-Year Fee 1-Year
Processing Fee
2-Year Fee 2-Year
Processing Fee
UNDER 12 HP $18.25 $3.50 $36.50 $7.00
12 - 23 HP $21.25 $3.50 $42.50 $7.00
24 - 35 HP $24.25 $3.50 $48.50 $7.00
36-47 HP $33.25 $3.50 $66.50 $7.00
48 - 59 HP $39.25 $3.50 $78.50 $7.00
60 - 71 HP $45.25 $3.50 $90.50 $7.00
72 HP + $51.25 $3.50 $102.50 $7.00

NOTE: Registration for motorcycles expires in April, and is pro-rated based on the month of application.

Trucks (“Commercial Vehicles”)

Registration fees for trucks, including all pickup trucks and all utility-type vehicles that are registered as trucks, are determined by your truck’s weight, and whether you will be using the truck locally (within 50 miles from home) or over a wider area. Your truck’s weight includes the weight of any other trailers or property that you might haul during the registration period.

Gross Weight Plus Load 1-Year Fee 1-Year
Processing Fee
2-Year Fee 2-Year
Processing Fee
Local 6,000 lbs. $15.75 $3.50 $31.50 $7.00
Local 12,000 lbs. $18.25 $3.50 $36.50 $7.00
Beyond Local 6,000 lbs. $25.75 $3.50 $51.50 $7.00
Beyond Local 12,000 lbs. $38.25 $3.50 $76.50 $7.00
Local 18,000 lbs. $20.75 $3.50 N/A N/A
Beyond Local 18,000 lbs. $63.25 $3.50 N/A N/A
Local 24,000 lbs. $27.75 $3.50 N/A N/A
Beyond Local 24,000 lbs. $100.75 $3.50 N/A N/A

NOTE: Registration for trucks 18,000 lbs and greater are pro-rated quarterly.

Motorcycles / Motor-Tricycles

Body Style 1-Year Fee 1-Year
Processing Fee
2-Year Fee 2-Year
Processing Fee
2-Wheel $8.75 $3.50 $17.50 $7.00
3-Wheel $10.25 $3.50 20.50 $7.00

Recreational Vehicles (RV)

1-Year Fee 1-Year
Processing Fee
2-Year Fee 2-Year
Processing Fee
$32.25 $3.50 $64.50 $7.00

Trailers

Trailers may be issued a 1-year, 3-year, or Permanent registration:

  • 1-year and 3-year registrations are pro-rated during the year.
  • Permanent trailer plates are non-transferrable.
Registration Type Registration Fee Processing Fee
1-year $7.50 (full year) $3.50
3-year $22.50 (three full years) $3.50
Permanent $52.50 $3.50

Boats/Vessels/Outboard Motors

Registration and Processing Fees

  • Outboard Motors - $2 registration plus $3.50 processing fee.
  • Boat/vessel - determined by the length of the boat/vessel.
Length of Boat/Vessel Fees Processing Fee
Under 16 feet $25
$3.50
16 feet but less than 26 feet $55
$3.50
26 feet but less than 40 feet $100
$3.50
40 feet and over $150
$3.50

Title and Processing Fees

  • Outboard Motors - $5 titling plus $2.50 processing fee
  • Homemade boat/vessel that is at least 16 feet but less than 28 feet in length, made out of wood, and has a beam of five feet or less - $55 registration plus $3.50 processing fee
  • Vessel - $7.50 titling and $2.50 processing fee, plus a $3.50 processing fee for a Missouri registration number ("MO" number) if one has not been previously issued.

Documented Vessel "In-Lieu" Boat/Vessel Tax

PURCHASE PRICE OF BOAT/VESSEL TAX DUE
Less than $15,000 $500
$15,001 to $30,000 $650
$30,001 to $50,000 $1,000
 $50,001 to $100,000 $1,400
$100,001 to $150,000 $2,000
$150,001 to $200,000 $3,000
$200,001 to $250,000 $4,000
$250,001 to $300,000 $5,000
$300,001 to $350,000 $5,500
$350,001 to $400,000 $6,000
$400,001 to $450,000 $6,500
$450,001 to $500,000 $7,500
$500,001 to $550,000 $8,500
$550,001 to $650,000 $9,500
$650,001 to $750,000 $10,500
$750,001 and above Add an additional $1,500
for each $100,000 increment.

In-Lieu Tax for Documented Vessels - The In-Lieu tax does not apply to documented vessels purchased for purposes of marine construction, including but not limited to barges, dredges, marine cranes, and other marine equipment utilized for construction of or dredging of waterways. Applicants who qualify for this exemption must submit a statement with their application for Certificate of Registration and decal, declaring this exemption.

Other Fees & Penalties

  • Temporary Permit (30-day tag) - $5.00 plus $3.50 processing fee