All Sumner County Vehicles model year 1975 and newer with a GVWR 10,500 or less are required to provide an emission compliance certificate when purchasing a license plate.
1. In Person - The County Administration Building in Gallatin will open to the public starting Friday, May 1, 2020. Everyone (Employees and Customers) entering the building will be subject a wellness screen. More Info The Hendersonville Office will open for inside customers starting May 11, 2020. For safety reason the number of customers allowed inside the office will be limited. https://sumnertags.com/information/locations You will need to bring the completed title, proof of residency and payment to one of our locations. The drive-thru windows in Gallatin and Hendersonville will process basic MVD renewals only. If you are appling for a title or updating your expiration date, the work will need to be done inside.
2. Mail title and fees to the address below. The back of the title will need to be fully completed. Both the seller and buyer must sign and print their names on the back of the TN title. Sale date, sales price and odometer reading (for vehicles less than 10 years old) will need a title, as well.
Power of Attorney (POA) Form
Proof of Residency. A TN driver’s license (D/L) showing your Sumner County address will serve as both primary proof. The name, address and signature on the D/L will need to match the buyer’s information on the title. If the address on the title and the D/L are different, you will need to provide two secondary proofs of residence. Examples on TN.gov
If the vehicle is being obtained from a direct family member or the sales price is less than 75% of the vehicle’s value, the following form will need to be included https://www.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/revenue/documents/forms/sales/f1301201Fill-in.pdf
Regular plate and title: $92.00
Transfer a plate and title: $15.50 transfer plate must be unexpired and registered in the same name as buyer.
If noting a Lien: $11.00
License plate postage: $ 4.00
Regist & title + Sales tax + plate postage + Lien if one = Total Fees
($92 or $15.50)+ Sales Tax + $4.00 + $11 if lien = Total Fees
Checks should be made payable to: Sumner County Clerk.
Have additional Questions?
Leave your contact phone number at 615-452-4063 or Clerk@SumnerCountyTN.gov and we will call you.
Sumner County Clerk
355 N Belvedere Dr Rm 111
Gallatin, TN 37066-5410