Driver License Information

Aug 28th, 2019

    • The County Clerk’s Office does not issue driver licenses.
    • A self-service kiosk, located in our main office, is available for customers with an existing TN driver license or TN ID.
    • The kiosk is limited to replacing or renewing your class D or class M license.
    • The kiosk will take your new photo and only accepts debit and credit cards as payment.
    • You will be issued a valid but temporary, paper license and receipt. The TN Dept. of Safety will then mail your new plastic license or I.D.
    • For new to state, REAL ID, CDL (Commercial Driver License), Skills Test, Handgun Permit, and Driving Records (MVR) visit the TN Department of Safety website.
South Satellite Office to Convert to Full Motor Vehicle Title & Registration Services

Jan 18th, 2019

Effective January 2019, the Davidson County Clerk’s Office will convert the South branch, housed in the South Police Precinct, to a full title & registration service location. Previously, the South Branch Express Location only issued Vehicle Registration Renewals and Disabled Placards. The South Police Precinct is located at 5101 Harding Place and the hours of operation are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Changes to Vehicle Registration Fees effective July 1, 2017

Jun 15th, 2017

New state law increases license fees effective July 1, 2017

  • The cost to register a passenger vehicle (personal car) will increase by $5.
  • The cost to register a commercial vehicle used for hire to transport passengers (buses, taxis) will increase by $10.
  • The cost to register freight motor vehicles will increase by $20.50.

Additionally, there will be a NEW fee for electric vehicles.

  • The registration fees for electric vehicles will be $100.
  • The electric vehicle registration fee is in addition to the standard registration fee.

All new fees are applicable across the state and take effect July 1, 2017 regardless of expiration month.  For more information visit