Vehicle Title & Registration Waiver Ends April 14, 2021
The temporary waiver of certain vehicle title and registration requirements, announced by Governor Greg Abbott on March 16, 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will end at 11:59 p.m. on April 14, 2021. Austin County Tax Assessor-Collector, Kim Rinn urges county residents to complete any over due transactions now.
“Don’t wait until the last minute,” Kim Rinn said. “Austin County offers several convenient options to renew your registration and complete other transactions that were temporarily waived due to the pandemic.”
Options for renewing your vehicle registration:
1)Online: Visit . There is a $1 discount if you renew online. Online renewal is
available up to nine months past your registration expiration date.
2)Mail: Return the bottom portion of your registration renewal form, payment and other required
information to the Austin County Tax Assessor-Collector’s office.
3)In Person: 804 East Wendt, Bellville, Texas 77418 from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Registrations are
processed during regular hours while title transfers are processed between 8:30 am and 4:00
pm. Persons with bonded titles are asked to make an appointment.
Reminder: Before renewing registration, Austin County residents will need to obtain a passing
at the state vehicle inspection station of their choice, unless their vehicle is exempt from
The expiring temporary waiver covers the following services:
- Initial vehicle registration
- Vehicle registration renewal.
- Vehicle titling.
- Renewal of permanent disabled parking placards.
- 30-day temporary permits.
If you need assistance with completing your transaction, please contact the Austin County TaxAssessor-Collector’s office at 979-865-8633