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Vehicle Tax paid in 2022

Search tax data by vehicle identification number for the year 2021.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do I transfer a vehicle?
  • Can I get a replacement title?

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Downloadable Forms

Handicapped Placard Application, Incomplete Transfer, and More

Licences Plates
Example of a Kentucky License Plate

Online Registration Renewal

Almost 100 plates now available for Online Renewal.

Process to Apply for a Personalized Plate

  • Go to and select the plate style you would like to personalize
  • Check to see if you personalization is available
  • If available, you will submit an online pre-application to the Division of Motor Vehicle Licensing (MVL)
  • A committee within MVL will approve or deny your request
  • If approved you must bring your pre-approval form and application to the County Clerk to process your application at that time you will pay the $25 fee
  • Then you plate is created with 4-8 weeks and when it arrives at the County Clerk’s office you will come back in to put your personalized plate on your vehicle. Be sure to bring in your current plate to exchange for your personalized plate.

What do I need to bring to the County Clerk’s office renew my registration?

  • Kentucky Certificate of Registration (Full Size White Sheet Certificate of Registration)
  • Current Original Insurance Card Copies of Cards are Not Accepted Effective Date must be within 45 days of your renewal visit
  • Check, Cash, or Card** for Payment If you use a debit/credit card there is a processing fee of 2.2% of the total with a minimum charge of $2.20

Where do I obtain a vehicle inspection in Whitley County?

The Whitley County Sheriff’s Office currently preforms vehicle inspections. Sheriff Inspections are required for any motorized road vehicle transferring in from out of state and for rebuilt vehicles.
Find out what you documents you will need for an inspection and why you would need one at the Whitley County Sheriff’s website.

Whitley County Clerk

Carolyn Willis

Office Hours


Monday:  7:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Tue-Fri:   7:30 AM to 4:30 PM


Monday:  8:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Tue-Fri:   8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

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Contact Details

Mailing address:

P.O. Box 8
Williamsburg, KY 40769


200 Main St #2
Williamsburg, KY 40769


(606) 549-6002
(606) 549-6003
Fax: (606) 549-2790
Email: [email protected]

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