About Replacing Car Registration in Mississippi
You must replace a lost car registration in Mississippi as soon as your original credential disappears from your possession, as driving a vehicle without valid proof of registration is unlawful in the state. If a police officer pulls you over and you cannot present proof of registration, you may receive a traffic ticket.
To replace lost vehicle registration credentials, you typically need to visit your local tax collector’s office to purchase a duplicate document in person. However, the specific process of replacing lost, stolen or unreadable registration credentials varies slightly depending on your county and the type of document you wish to replace.
Download our free registration guide to explore the replacement car registration application process in greater detail.
Replacing a Damaged or Lost Registration in Mississippi
To obtain a duplicate registration credential after your original acquires damages or goes missing, visit your county tax collector’s office to submit your request in person.
When you replace car registration certificates, you will need to provide basic information about your registered vehicle, including its license plate number. You must also pay a small application fee.
Can you print your car registration online in Mississippi?
You cannot purchase an auto registration replacement online in Mississippi. The Department of Revenue (DOR) requires you to complete this process in person at your local county tax collector’s office.
If you have any questions about the types of information you must provide when purchasing a replacement credential, contact your local county tax collector’s office before heading in.
Mississippi DMV Copy of Registration Plates or Decals
To obtain duplicate car registration tags and/or decals, visit your county tax collector’s office to purchase a replacement. Then, submit a completed replacement application, along with your vehicle’s current certificate of registration and payment for the required fee.
If you believe that your tags or decals were stolen, visit your local law enforcement agency to file a police report before purchasing replacement materials. To obtain a copy of registration plates or decals, you must attach the completed police report to your application.
Download our free guide for helpful links and more information on how to replace your car registration.