Medical variances and the new 'V' restriction

If your USDOT Medical Examiner's Certificate indicates "must be accompanied by a Diabetic, Hearing, Seizure or Vision waiver exemption or an SPE Certificate," you have a Medical Variance.

Commercial vehicle registration fees, vehicle use taxes and supplemental fees

Determine the fees for commercial vehicles

Use both the registration fee and county use tax charts to determine your registration fee and county use tax.

If this is the original registration of your vehicle, you must pay

Passenger vehicle registration fees, use taxes and supplemental fees

Determine the fees and taxes for passenger vehicles

Use the both the registration fee and county use tax charts to determine your registration fee and county use tax.

If this is the original registration of your vehicle, in addition to the registration fee and county use tax, you must pay

Parking Scofflaw Jurisdictions

If you have outstanding parking violations, contact the reporting jurisdiction to resolve.  After you have cleared your parking tickets, you may renew your registration.

If you do not find the jurisdiction in the table below you can also check the New York Courts website:

This list is sorted by Jurisdiction Code.


Contact Information

Registration classes eligible for Empire Gold plates with the same plate number

If you request Empire Gold plates and your vehicle is registered in one of the registration classes listed below, you can keep the same plate number from your current plates on your new Empire Gold plates. The "same number" fee is $20, and the fee is in addition to the $25 plate fee ($12.50 for vehicles that receive only one plate).

The same number fee is not charged if you request your current personalized plate combination on an Empire Gold Plate, because you currently pay an annual personalized plate fee.

Transaction Message - Download Driver License Abstract

How to order, download, print and save a driving record abstract

When you submit payment to process your order, a page with a "Download" button will be displayed. The Download button opens your abstract in a new browser window in PDF format. Use the Print and Save buttons in the new window.

You must have Adobe® Acrobat® Reader version 7.0 or later to download your abstract. You can download Acrobat® Reader for free from the Adobe Web site at

Transaction Message - Abstract Record Change

How to order a new driving record abstract if your record changes

Your driving record abstract shows your record as of the time you order it. If your record changes after you order, the changes will not appear on the abstract. You must order a new abstract and pay another $7.00 fee. Use the "Order" button. 


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