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Trowinsamoan

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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2012 9:19:44 AM

AAA faster easier no crowds
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toms1120
Champion Author Maryland

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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 12:51:31 PM

Online
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ZZZoop
Champion Author Virginia

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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2013 6:15:20 PM

internet
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2amy
Champion Author Fresno

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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2013 3:55:27 PM

AAA. just plain faster.
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ace12012
Champion Author Phoenix

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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2013 1:15:54 PM

I just mail it in.
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vando45
Champion Author Grand Rapids

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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2013 12:46:48 PM

SOS
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davisadm
Champion Author Los Angeles

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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2013 11:26:14 AM

AAA all the way. I stay away from the DMV with a passion!
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jrfan6767
All-Star Author Kansas

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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2013 11:24:53 AM

dmv
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wamster
Champion Author Houston

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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2013 10:17:36 AM

In Houston, Texas we do it online, mail, in person through the tax assessor. Mail costs a $1 more. I have to always send proof of insurance; so I use the mail and donate extra towards parks and veterans.
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noblegiant
Champion Author Philadelphia

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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2013 12:18:44 AM

Service Stations (In Pennsylvania)
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Trowinsamoan
Champion Author Los Angeles

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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2013 10:22:17 PM

Do it online
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mnrick041
Champion Author Twin Cities

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Message Posted: Apr 29, 2013 5:53:18 AM

Where I live we have these Hennepin County Service Centers situated around the county. They are a combination Courthouse/Library/Drivers license/Marriage License/Passports and various other things.

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ricebike
Champion Author New Jersey

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Message Posted: Apr 29, 2013 12:58:08 AM

don't understand what does AAA have to do with your DMV stuff...

AAA automatic renewal via Credit Card
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PaylessKY
Champion Author Kentucky

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Message Posted: Apr 29, 2013 12:23:59 AM

I go to County Clerks office

[Edited by: PaylessKY at 4/29/2013 12:27:09 AM EST]
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Wanda127
Champion Author Florida

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Message Posted: Apr 29, 2013 12:20:02 AM

In Fl you have to go to DMV,online or by mail. But is strange to me is that in FL. it cost more by mail than going in the office. When I was in VA. they gave you a $1 discount to buy them online because they didn't want to hire more personnel in the office to service everyone.
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Norm1947
Champion Author Flint

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Message Posted: Apr 29, 2013 12:15:57 AM

Sec. of State online
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sunnyz
Rookie Author Montana

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Message Posted: Apr 28, 2013 11:33:49 PM

In Montana we go to the county court house, treasurer's office.
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Sneakers55
Champion Author Houston

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Message Posted: Apr 28, 2013 11:12:30 PM

When I got my personalized plates, I had to go to downtown Houston and pick them up. Over half the line at the downtown office was people picking up personalized plates. And now I drive around with my blood type ("A*POS" where "*" is the outline of Texas) on my "Be A Blood Donor" license plates.
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psm80134
Champion Author Denver

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Message Posted: Apr 28, 2013 12:01:33 PM

Local County-operated DMV office. I'd do it online, but they charge an extra fee for it.
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Apr 28, 2013 9:40:58 AM

online
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toms1120
Champion Author Maryland

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Message Posted: Apr 26, 2013 10:23:02 AM

Online even faster!
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OceanArcher
Champion Author Mississippi

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Message Posted: Apr 25, 2013 9:15:42 PM

Here in Mississippi, it's the County Tax Office
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bearscharger
Champion Author Cleveland

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Message Posted: Apr 25, 2013 6:42:28 PM

dmv or by mail
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RalphHightower
Champion Author South Carolina

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Message Posted: Apr 25, 2013 6:02:15 AM

DMV
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MertieMan
Champion Author Lexington

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Message Posted: Apr 25, 2013 5:22:46 AM

The County Clerk for tags and the Department of Licensing for drivers licenses.
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probedude2
Champion Author Akron

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Message Posted: Apr 25, 2013 12:46:54 AM

It's called the BMV in Ohio
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RodOrRob
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Message Posted: Apr 24, 2013 8:44:50 PM

in WI for plate sticker...

mail = 46ยข
online = $1.25

I have a trailer plate and 1 vehicle due same month, so I mail those in same envelope.
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14smoke
Champion Author Birmingham

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Message Posted: Apr 24, 2013 11:03:04 AM

DMV, cannot renew tags or licenses in Alabama through AAA that I know of.
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gvan
Champion Author Chicago

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Message Posted: Apr 24, 2013 10:40:50 AM

Through the mail.
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PatAZ
Champion Author Tucson

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Message Posted: Apr 24, 2013 10:23:25 AM

Renewal can be done online here and we do.
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bluenvoy
Champion Author Nashville

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Message Posted: Apr 24, 2013 10:21:14 AM

Not here. Yearly it's just the county tax office for tags and the DMV office for licenses and vehicle transfers.
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EdPG
Champion Author Boston

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Message Posted: Apr 24, 2013 9:39:40 AM

On-line {note: my Commercial Driver's license has to be renew at the DMV}
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DanFMA
Champion Author Massachusetts

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Message Posted: Apr 24, 2013 6:18:39 AM

DMV
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sagnat
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Message Posted: Apr 24, 2013 3:28:13 AM

Cal DMV on-line. Even easier than anything else...don't even have to get dressed.
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gator2002
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Message Posted: Apr 24, 2013 2:48:09 AM

CAA
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diesel8888
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Message Posted: Apr 24, 2013 2:14:44 AM

Dmv
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rabjab08
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 3:31:48 PM

Dmv
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bytebug
Champion Author Orange County

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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 3:18:05 PM

I used to go to AAA, as the lines were shorter, but that necessitated writing a check. Several years back I started paying online at the DMV's website by credit card, and I haven't written any checks for a number of years.
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Jan 6, 2013 12:31:32 AM

DMV
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ricebike
Champion Author New Jersey

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Message Posted: Jan 6, 2013 12:24:23 AM

AAA auto renewal

DMV registration card renewed through the mail
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FuelPump
Champion Author Los Angeles

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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 11:11:16 AM

AAA.
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toms1120
Champion Author Maryland

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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 10:57:41 AM

Online
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Titanic1985
Champion Author South Carolina

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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 10:57:05 AM

Good Morning Trowinsamoan. Your questions are a bit complicated in South Carolina. If a vehicle is purchased new or used through a dealership or used car facility, the dealership handles the paperwork through an online system with SCDMV. If a vehicle is purchased used and was privately owned, the purchaser must take the signed title to SCDMV to obtain a new title. The selling price for the vehicle must be on the title for state sales tax which cannot exceed $300.00. That is a "sacred cow" in SC. The sales tax is 7% up to $300.00. You can buy a Class A RV for $250,000.00 and still only pay $300.00! The cost of transferring plates differs if you use your current plates or order new ones.

If a vehicle is already owned by you, you MUST first pay personal property taxes to the county of residence. Once the taxes are paid, SCDMV is notified and a new registration card and "year" sticker is sent to you via USPS. The sticker is $1.00 and is added to the county's property tax bill. A vehicle cannot be registered without first paying a personal property tax based on the vehicle's fair market value. The county will process your request via USPS or online (a convenience fee is added). New license plates instead of a sticker are issued every ten years. One other item which requires an appeal is if a vehicle has high mileage. You must notify the county and request a revised personal property tax. It has, in the past been based on 15,000 miles per year of driving. The tax break is very minimal, but every dollar counts. Personal property tax never goes to zero dollars, no matter how old the vehicle may be.

I do not know if AAA is used in any of these processes as I am not a member. Take Care :-) . MGY
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73amx
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 9:02:25 AM

Pa. DOT
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Trowinsamoan
Champion Author Los Angeles

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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 9:00:23 AM

AAA less crowded
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RallyeRed
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Message Posted: Nov 24, 2012 9:27:57 AM

BMV "sub station" - smaller local agent of the actual BMV. $54.50 this year for the sticker/renewal. New plates are extra if you need/want them.

[Edited by: RallyeRed at 11/24/2012 9:29:41 AM EST]
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bearone2
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Message Posted: Nov 24, 2012 7:58:45 AM

online
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EdPG
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Message Posted: Nov 24, 2012 7:52:05 AM

online **RMV website
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vando45
Champion Author Grand Rapids

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Message Posted: Nov 24, 2012 7:12:33 AM

SOS
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FuelPump
Champion Author Los Angeles

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Message Posted: Nov 24, 2012 6:45:03 AM

AAA, much more efficient.
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diesel8888
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Message Posted: Nov 24, 2012 12:45:07 AM

DMV is our only option here.
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