|Kansas Motor Vehicle Forms||Vehicle Registration|
|Reprint Your Motor Vehicle Registration||Renewal Schedule|
|Property Tax Lookup||Titling|
|Additional Motor Vehicle Information||Vehicle Inspection|
|Kansas Distinctive Plates||Payment Information|
|Digital Plate Production||Kansas DMV Frequently asked Questions|
Kansas offers a wide selection of Distinctive Plates that can be purchased at the Sherman County Treasurer’s Office. If there is an annual Royalty Fee that can also be paid at purchase and renewal. For a the complete list and detail visit the
This system makes it convenient for Kansas motorists to renew their vehicle registration electronically. There is a $3.00 per vehicle fee, this does not stay in the County, it goes directly for iKan develpment.
To renew online the following must be true:
Kansas Law requires that a vehicle must be registered and display a tag or plate along with the corresponding decals.
Motor vehicle registration is required within 90 days of the date of establishing a Kansas domicile or residence, whether owning, renting or leasing. Once a vehicle is registered the owner is responsible for the annual renewals prior to expiration.
Motor vehicle registration is required within 60 days of the date the vehicle is purchased, which is the assigned date on the certificate of origin or title. A temporary or 60 day tag must be displayed on the motor vehicle until you receive your plate or tag at the time of registration. A temporary or 60 day tag may be obtained from a Kansas Auto Dealer or from the Sherman County motor vehicle office. A valid plate or tag from a sold or traded-in motor vehicle may also be displayed within 60 day of the date the vehicle is purchased. If not registered within 60 days interest and penalties may apply.
Once a vehicle is registered the owner is responsible for the annual renewals prior to expiration. Kansas Renewal Schedule
License plate renewals are based on the first letter of the registered vehicle owner’s last name.
First letter of your last name:
Kansas law requires that a motor vehicle must be titled in the state and county where the vehicle is garaged. Motor vehicles cannot be legally operated without a title.
To title a motor vehicle you must visit Sherman County motor vehicle office.
To title a new motor vehicle you need the following information:
To title a used motor vehicle you need the following information:
Manufacturer’s Statement of Origin (MSO) or Title
Sales Tax Receipt
If vehicle is purchased from a registered Kansas Dealer sales tax should be collected by the Dealer. The Dealer will provide the proof of paid sales tax receipt to the owner. If the vehicle is purchased from a non Dealer or an out of state Dealer this document will not be required and sales tax will be collected at the time of registration.
Kansas law requires that each motor vehicle carry a valid insurance card from a Kansas agent with the following elements as proof of insurance; name of insurer, name of insured party, policy number, effective date, expiration date, to include current date, vehicle description and vehicle identification number or VIN.
Kansas law requires that you carry “Kansas no-fault liability insurance” on any vehicle except a motorized bicycle so that, in case of an accident, the other vehicle and its passengers are protected.
Bill of Sale
If the motor vehicle is purchased new, the receipt must come from a Kansas Auto dealer. If the vehicle is purchased from an auto dealer outside Kansas, a bill of sale for sales tax purposes is needed. Sales tax rates are available from the Kansas Department of Revenue.
Vehicle Inspection Information
Kansas law requires the Kansas Highway Patrol to inspect vehicles that were previously titled in another state to verify the identification number or VIN number on the vehicle is genuine and agrees with the VIN on the out-of-state title. The inspection is required prior to the owner applying for an original Kansas title.
Vehicles that have been issued a Kansas non-highway title or Kansas salvage title, as well as vehicles that have been assembled or are homemade, are also required to be inspected. The inspection may required additional documentation regarding the history of the various parts used in the assembly and/or repair of the vehicle.
Most out of state titles can be inspected by the Goodland Police Department located at 204 W 11th (Goodland City Building).
Salvage titles will be completed by the Kansas Highway Patrol.
For more information, location times or additional inspection locations visit www.KansasHighwayPatrol.org.
The following items must be presented to complete the inspection:
When titling and registering, you may pay a registration fee and sales tax on a new or used vehicle, along with personal property taxes.
You may pay your tag registration using cash, check (with valid driver’s license and daytime phone number), money order, cashier’s check, or credit/debit card (Visa, MasterCard or Discover). There will be a convenience fee charged by the payment processor for using a credit or debit card.
If you are registering more than one vehicle, you may combine to make one payment.
There will be a $30.00 service charge per each returned check.