Moving to Vernon County From Another State or County

How long do I have to obtain Missouri license plates and a Missouri driver's license?
You have 30 days to obtain Missouri license plates and a Missouri driver's license.

What is needed to obtain Missouri plates?
You will need the title or registration to the vehicle, proof of insurance, a Missouri State Inspection Certificate, and a validated tax receipt from the Vernon County Collector's office or a non-assessment clearance from the Vernon County Assessor's office.

Where can I pay sales tax on my new vehicle?
You can pay sales tax at any license bureau in the state of Missouri.

Moving From Another Missouri County

What is required to license my vehicles in Vernon County?
You will need the title or registration to the vehicle, proof of insurance, a Missouri State Inspection Certificate, and a copy of the tax receipt showing paid taxes from the county where you were a resident on January 1 of the previous year.

What is required to be placed on the tax rolls of Vernon County?
If you are a new resident, or have moved, you need to contact the Vernon County Assessor's office so that an assessment sheet may be mailed to you. You must request this sheet before March 1 to avoid a penalty.