The Treasurer's office is authorized by the State of Kansas to apply for title, issue registration and tags for cars, trucks, motorcycles, motorbikes, trailers and also ATV's (title only). In some situations, sales tax will be collected at the Treasurer's Office even if some has already been collected at the dealership.  Handicap placards, special plates, and temporary permits are also supplied through this vehicle registration process.  

The state now offers on-line renewal option, please keep in mind that not all vehicles qualify for this service.  If you are considering using this service please allow 10 business days to receive your decals.

Registration Checklist (PDF)

Vehicle Tag Schedule

old cars

Last name begins with:
Tag expires at midnight on:
February 28 (or 29)
March 31
C - D
April 30
E - F - G
May 31
H - I
June 30
J - K - L
July 31
M - N - O
August 31
P - Q - R
September 30
October 31
T - V - W
November 30
U - X - Y - Z
December 31

 If the last day of the month is on a weekend, penalty is waived

 on the 1st business day of the next month.



State of Kansas Motor Vehicle Front Desk

Available Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Tuesday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


State Motor Vehicle Office Location

Zibell Building
300 SW 29th Street
Topeka, Ks. 66611

**Customer carried transactions can not be performed here. Transactions must be done at the county level.**