Alabama Executive Order 5/4/2020
State of Alabama
Department of Revenue
50 North Ripley Street
Montgomery, Alabama 36132
CURTIS E. STEWART
MICHAEL D. GAMBLE
DONALD J. GRAHAM
ORDER OF THE COMMISSIONER OF REVENUE
I, Vernon Barnett, Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Revenue, pursuant to the power granted to me under §40-2-11, Code of Alabama 1975, hereby declare that due to the extreme hardships placed on Alabama motor vehicle registrants across the state who may be unable to register or renew their motor vehicle registrations or pay property taxes on their motor vehicles because there is a state of emergency resulting from the potential spread of the coronavirus named COVID-19, it is necessary to assist and expedite all efforts of relief. In order to accommodate this need and provide assistance to Alabama citizens, I hereby issue the following order:
EXTENSION OF TIME FOR OBTAINING MARCH, APRIL, AND MAY 2020 MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATIONS AND PAYING PROPERTY TAXES ON VEHICLES.
For the purposes of applying Alabama ' s motor vehicle registration laws and property tax law s as related to the annual registration and renewal of vehicles during the months of March, April, and May 2020, the registration deadline has been extended through June 19, 2020.
The extension includes the registration of vehicles purchased or otherwise acquired whereby the twenty (20) day registration requirement as provided for in §32-6-61, Code of Alabama 1975, falls during the period of March 17, 2020, through June 19, 2020. The extension also applies to motor vehicle registrations and renewals for vehicles registered pursuant to the International Registration Plan (IRP). Registrants will also be granted an extension to surrender license plates in order to comply with the mandatory liability insurance law.
PENALTY CHARGES ASSOCIATED WITH MARCH, APRIL, AND MAY 2020 MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATIO S/RENEWALS AND PAYING PROPERTY TAXES ON MOTOR VEHICLES.
Penalty charges associated with motor vehicle registrations and renewals extended through June 19, 2020, will not be charged until June 22, 2020. Additionally, penalty charges associated with motor vehicle property tax payments extended through June 19, 2020, will not be charged until June 22, 2020.
Entered this 4th day of May 2020.
Commissioner Alabama Department of Revenue
Kelley Askew Gillikin, Secretary
Alabama Department of Revenue