Summary of State Motor-Vehicle Registration Fees

6/1/2022

Alabama

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Gross vehicle weight. A $1.25
issuance fee is included.
Fee Range
$23 for up to 8,000 pounds to $845 for 80,001 pounds and over.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Flat fee. A $1.25 issuance
fee is included.
Fee Range
$20 per semitrailer.

Example Fees


Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$586.25
Semi-Trailer
$21.25
Combination
$607.50
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$781.25
Semi-Trailer
$21.25
Combination
$802.50
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor
First Semitrailer

Second Semitrailer

Combination

Alaska

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Unladen Weight
Fee Range
$78 for 10,000 pounds or less to
$640 for 18,001 pounds and over.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Flat fee.
Fee Range
$10 permanent registration.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$246.00
Semi-Trailer
$10.00
Combination
$256.00
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$494.00
Semi-Trailer
$10.00
Combination
$504.00
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor
$494.00
First Semitrailer
$10.00
Second Semitrailer
$10.00
Combination
$514.00

Arizona

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Flat fee plus fee based on
gross weight of combination.
Fee Range
$12.00 flat fee plus $7.50 for 8,000 pounds or less to $918.00 for 80,000 pounds.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Flat fee.
Fee Range
Registered with tractor truck plus $49 flat fee.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$246.00
Semi-Trailer
$10.00
Combination
$256.00
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$494.00
Semi-Trailer
$10.00
Combination
$504.00
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor
First Semitrailer

Second Semitrailer

Combination

Arkansas

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Gross weight of combination.
Fee Range
$6.50 per 1,000 pounds for 6,001 pounds to $14.30 per 1,000 pounds for 80,000 pounds.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Flat fee.
Fee Range
Registered with tractor truck, plus $20 identification tag fee.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$497.00
Semi-Trailer
$20.00
Combination
$517.00
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$1,350.00
Semi-Trailer
$20.00
Combination
$1,370.00
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor
$1,350.00
First Semitrailer
$20.00
Second Semitrailer
$20.00
Combination
$1,3900.00

California

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Flat fee plus weight fee based on unladen weight and number of axles.
Fee Range
$28 flat fee plus $8 for 3,000 pounds or less 2-axle truck to $1,016 for a 3-axle truck over 15,000 pounds.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Flat fee plus weight fee based on unladen weight.
Fee Range
$28 flat fee plus $39 for 2,000 pounds to $1,016 for over 15,000 pounds.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$388.00
Semi-Trailer
$336.00
Combination
$724.00
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$952.00
Semi-Trailer
$721.00
Combination
$1,673.00
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor
$952.00
First Semitrailer
$721.00
Second Semitrailer
$490.00
Combination
$2,163.00

Colorado

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Empty weight for 16,000
pounds or less. Declared
gross weight plus annual
mileage groups for over
16,000 pounds.
Fee Range
$7.60 for 2,000 pounds or less to $233.00 for 16,000 pounds. An additional registration fee of $12.00 for less than 7 yrs. old; $10.00 for 7 yrs. old but less than 10 yrs. old; $7.00 for 10 yrs. and older. $273.00 for 16,001 pounds and driven less than 30,000 miles per year to $2,373.00 for over 74,000 pounds and driven more than 30,000 miles per year plus $10.00. An additional fee of $1.50, a $1.00 clerk fee, a 50 cent emission fee, $1.00 Emergency Medical Network, and a $2.00 fee for cars with air conditioners are included.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Flat fee.
Fee Range
$7.50 per semitrailer. An
additional fee of $1.50, a
$1.00 clerk fee and
50 cent emission fee are
included.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$709.00
Semi-Trailer
$10.50
Combination
$719.50
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$2,105.00
Semi-Trailer
$10.50
Combination
$2,115.50
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor
$2,105.00
First Semitrailer
$10.50
Second Semitrailer
$10.50
Combination
$2,126.00

Connecticut

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Gross weight of combination.
Fee Range
$1.15 per cwt. up to 20,000 pounds to $1.90 per cwt. for over 73,000 pounds. Minimum fee: $39.00.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Flat fee.
Fee Range
$35 per semitrailer.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$788.00
Semi-Trailer
$35.00
Combination
$823.00
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$1,520.00
Semi-Trailer
$35.00
Combination
$1,555.00
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor

First Semitrailer

Second Semitrailer

Combination

Delaware

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Gross weight of combination.
Fee Range
$20 for first 5,000 pounds and $16.80 for each additional 1,000 pounds.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Gross weight. Vehicle owners are allowed to put the entire registration weight on the truck tractor and no weight on trailer.
Fee Range
$20 for first 5,000 pounds and $16.80 for each additional 1,000 pounds.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$440.00
Semi-Trailer
$238.40
Combination
$678.40
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$708.80
Semi-Trailer
$507.20
Combination
$1,216.00
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor

First Semitrailer

Second Semitrailer

Combination

District of Columbia

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Empty weight groups. A $10 inspection fee is assessed in addition to the fees shown.
Fee Range
$95 for less than 3,000 pounds to $470 for 16,000 pounds and over.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Empty weight groups. A $10 inspection fee is assessed in addition to the fees shown.
Fee Range
$20 for less than 500 pounds to $431 for 16,000 pounds and over.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$228.00
Semi-Trailer
$176.00
Combination
$404.00
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$304.00
Semi-Trailer
$361.00
Combination
$701.00
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor

First Semitrailer

Second Semitrailer

Combination

Florida

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Gross weight of combination. Flat fees in twelve different weight groups and applicable add-on fees are identical to those for single-unit trucks, gross weight groups.
Fee Range
$256.10 for 34,999 pounds or less to $995.10 for 72,000 pounds and over.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Flat fee. A $3 service charge, a 50 cent reflectorized plate fee, a 50 cent Real Time Vehicle Information System fee, a $1 Air Pollution Control fee, a $1 Law Enforcement Radio System fee, a $2 License Plate Replacement fee, a $2 surcharge, an 18 cent fee for Theft Prevention Programs, a 10 cent Emergency Medical Services fee, 42 cent Juvenile Justice fee, and a 40 cent fee to the General Revenue Fund are included in the example fees below.
Fee Range
$21.10 per semitrailer.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$588.19
Semi-Trailer
$21.10
Combination
$609.20
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$995.10
Semi-Trailer
$21.10
Combination
$1,016.20
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor

First Semitrailer

Second Semitrailer

Combination

Georgia

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Gross weight.
Fee Range
$20 for 14,000 pounds or less to $400 to maximum weight, "not for hire" trucks, or to $725 to maximum weight, "for hire" trucks.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Flat fee.
Fee Range
Registered with tractor truck, plus $12 flat fee.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$190.00
Semi-Trailer
$12.00
Combination
$202.00
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$400.00
Semi-Trailer
$12.00
Combination
$412.00
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor

First Semitrailer

Second Semitrailer

Combination

Hawaii

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Flat fee ( $20 ) plus net weight tax of 2 cents per pound for the City and County ofHonolulu and Kauai County,1 cent per pound for HawaiiCounty and 1.5 cents per pound for Maui County.

Plus State net weight tax 0.75 cent per pound for 4,000 pounds or less; $1.00 per pound for 4,001 to 7,000 pounds; 1.25 cent per pound for 7,001 to 10,000 pounds; flat rate of $150.00 for over 10,000 pounds.
Fee Range
$201.50 for 6,000 pounds to $571.50 for 20,000 pounds in the City and County of Honolulu, $201.00 to $571.00 in Kauai County, $171.50 to $471.50 in Maui County and $141.50 to $371.50 in Hawaii County for the same tractor trucks.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Same schedule as for tractor trucks.
Fee Range
Same schedule as for tractor trucks.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$244.18 to $393.67
Semi-Trailer
$157.50 to $225.00
Combination
$401.68 to $568.65
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$319.90 to $468.30
Semi-Trailer
$286.50 to $401.50
Combination
$606.40 to $869.80
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor

First Semitrailer

Second Semitrailer

Combination

Idaho

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Gross weight of combination.A $3.00 reflectorized plate fee($ 6.00 per tractor truck) is assessed when new plates are issued. A $ 1.25 emergency medical services fee is included in the example fees.
Fee Range
$48.00 for 16,000 pounds or less to $515.40 for 50,001 to 60,000 pounds. $210.00 to $4,500.00 depending on miles traveled for 60,001 to 106,000 pounds.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Flat fee. A $3.00 reflectorized plate fee is assessed when new plates are issued. A $1.25 emergency medical services fee is included in the example fees.
Fee Range
$15 per trailer.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$361.25
Semi-Trailer
$16.25
Combination
$377.50
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$3,201.75
Semi-Trailer
$16.25
Combination
$3,218.00
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor
$4,501.25
First Semitrailer
$16.25
Second Semitrailer
$16.25
Combination
$4,533.75

Illinois

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Flat fee plus fee based on gross weight of combination.

Optional basis: Flat fee plus mileage weight tax.
Fee Range
$10 flat fee plus $38 for gross weight of 8,000 pounds or less to $2,190 for 80,000 pounds.

or

$10 flat fee plus $58 for 12,000 pounds or less to $1,100 for 80,000 pounds with per mile tax on annual mileage exceeding stipulated amounts.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Flat fee.

Optional basis: Flat fee plus mileage weight tax.
Fee Range
Registered with tractor truck. Additional $60 fee for 5 years. (Paid when first registered)

or

Registered with tractor truck. Additional $60 fee for 5 years. (Paid when first registered)

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$1,110.00 to $3,119.00
Semi-Trailer

Combination
$1,110.00 to $3,119.00
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$2,200.00 to $17,170.00
Semi-Trailer

Combination
$2,200.00 to $17,170.00
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor

First Semitrailer

Second Semitrailer

Combination

Indiana

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Gross weight of combination. A 25 cent Public Safety fee and a 50 cent financial responsibility fee are included in the example fees.
Fee Range
$170 for 20,000 pounds or less to $1,350 for over 78,000 pounds.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Flat fee or gross weight of tractor and trailer combined. A 25 cent Public Safety fee and a 50 cent financial responsibility fee are included in example fees.
Fee Range
$30 per semitrailer on an annual basis.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$660.75
Semi-Trailer
$30.75
Combination
$691.50
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$1,350.75
Semi-Trailer
$30.75
Combination
$1,381.50
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor
$1,350.75
First Semitrailer
$30.75
Second Semitrailer
$30.75
Combination
$1,412.25

Iowa

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Gross weight of combination.
Fee Range
$65 for 3 tons or less ($55 after ten registrations) to $1,695 for 40 tons. Over 40 tons $1,695 plus $80 foreach ton over 40 tons.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Flat fee.
Fee Range
$10 per semitrailer.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$795.00
Semi-Trailer
$10.00
Combination
$805.00
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$1,695.00
Semi-Trailer
$10.00
Combination
$1,705.00
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor

First Semitrailer

Second Semitrailer

Combination

Kansas

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Gross weight of combination.
Fee Range
$35.00 for 12,000 pounds or less to $1,925.00 for 85,500 pounds. A $2.25 service fee is included in the example fees.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Gross weight groups.
Fee Range
$15.00 for 8,000 pounds or less to $35.00 for 12,000 pounds or more. A $2.25 service fee is included in the example fees.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$602.25
Semi-Trailer
$37.25
Combination
$639.50
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$1,727.25
Semi-Trailer
$37.25
Combination
$1,764.50
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor

First Semitrailer

Second Semitrailer

Combination

Kentucky

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Gross weight of combination. A $3 service charge and a 50 cent Reflectorized Plate fee are included in the example fees.
Fee Range
11.50 for 6,000 pounds or less to $1,260.00 for 82,000 pounds.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Flat fee. A $1.00 service charge is included in the example fees.
Fee Range
Registered with tractor truck, plus $19.50 flat fee.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$547.50
Semi-Trailer
$20.50
Combination
$568.00
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$1,261.50
Semi-Trailer
$20.50
Combination
$1,282.00
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor

First Semitrailer

Second Semitrailer

Combination

Louisiana

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Gross weight of combination.
Fee Range
$10 per year for a 4 year period for 6,000 pounds or less to $1,056 for 88,000 pounds, paid annually.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Flat fee.
Fee Range
$10 per semitrailer.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$273.50
Semi-Trailer
$10.00
Combination
$283.50
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$494.00
Semi-Trailer
$10.00
Combination
$504.00
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor

First Semitrailer

Second Semitrailer

Combination

Maine

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Gross weight of combination.
Fee Range
$23 for 6,000 pounds or less to $980 for 90,000 pounds. $40 rebate for vehicles registered for more than 23,000 pounds gross vehicle weight and attesting to exclusive operation in the power unit semitrailer mode.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Flat fee.
Fee Range
$16 per semitrailer.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$408.00
Semi-Trailer
$16.00
Combination
$424.00
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$835.00
Semi-Trailer
$16.00
Combination
$851.00
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor

First Semitrailer

Second Semitrailer

Combination

Maryland

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Gross weight of combination.
Fee Range
$14.50 per 1,000 pounds for 60,000 pounds or less, 40,000 pounds minimum, to $16.00 per 1,000 pounds up to 80,000 pounds. An $8.00 surcharge is included in the example fees.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Freight-flat rate. Non freight-gross weight limit.
Fee Range
Trailer fee (freight) $20.25. Trailer fee (non freight) $13.50 for 3,000 pounds or less up to $81.00 for 20,000 pounds.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$660.50
Semi-Trailer
$20.25
Combination
$680.75
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$1,288.00
Semi-Trailer
$20.25
Combination
$1,308.25
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor

First Semitrailer

Second Semitrailer

Combination

Massachusetts

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Gross weight of combination.
Fee Range
$15 per 1,000 pounds for greater than 5,000 pounds. Annual minimum fee, $90.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Flat fee for 5 years.
Fee Range
$250 for 5 years.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$675.00
Semi-Trailer
$250.00
Combination
$925.00
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$1,200.00
Semi-Trailer
$250.00
Combination
$1,450.00
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor
1,575.00
First Semitrailer
$250.00
Second Semitrailer
$250.00
Combination
$2,075.00

Michigan

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Gross weight of combination.
Fee Range
$378 for under 24,000 pounds to $2,398 for over 160,000 pounds.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Empty weight.
Fee Range
$17 for 500 pounds or less to $39 for over 1,500 pounds.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$773.00
Semi-Trailer
$39.00
Combination
$812.00
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$1,277.00
Semi-Trailer
$39.00
Combination
$1,316.00
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor

First Semitrailer

Second Semitrailer

Combination

Minnesota

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Gross weight of combination and age. Fee reduced in the eighth year of vehicle life.
Fee Range
$90 for 9,000 pounds or less to $1,760 for 81,000 pounds. Fee reduced by 25 percent for vehicles 9 years old and older.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Manufacturing cost of plate. Registered with power unit.
Fee Range

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$595.00
Semi-Trailer

Combination
$595.00
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$1,760.00
Semi-Trailer

Combination
$1,760.00
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor

First Semitrailer

Second Semitrailer

Combination

Mississippi

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Flat fee plus gross weight of combination.
Fee Range
$10.00 tag fee plus $7.20 for 6,000 pounds or less to $2,862.00 for 80,000 pounds combined gross weight.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Flat fee. Tag fee plus privilege tax.
Fee Range
Registered with tractor truck, plus $10 tag fee and $10 privilege tax.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$1,338.25
Semi-Trailer
$20.00
Combination
$1,358.25
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$2,872.00
Semi-Trailer
$20.00
Combination
$2,892.00
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor

First Semitrailer

Second Semitrailer

Combination

Missouri

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Gross weight of combination.
Fee Range
$25.50 for 6,000 pounds or less to $1,719.50 for over 78,000 pounds.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Flat fee.
Fee Range
$7.50 per semitrailer.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$550.50
Semi-Trailer
$7.50
Combination
$558.00
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$1,719.50
Semi-Trailer
$7.50
Combination
$1,727.00
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor

First Semitrailer

Second Semitrailer

Combination

Montana

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Flat fee plus gross weight fee.

Optional basis: Gross weight of combination.
Fee Range
$15.25 flat fee plus gross weight fee of $21.00 for 16,000 pounds or less to $750.00 for80,000 pounds plus $46.00for each 2,000 pounds over 80,000 pounds.

or

$571.00 for 42,000 pounds or less to $1,653.00 for 78,000 pounds plus $65.00 for each 2,000 pounds over 78,000 pounds.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Empty weight.

Optional basis: No additional fee.
Fee Range
$10.25 for 6,000 pounds or less; $15.25 for more than6,000 pounds.

or

Registered with tractor truck.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$125.25 to $691.00
Semi-Trailer
$15.25 or no fee.
Combination
$140.50 to $691.00
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$315.25 to $1,718.50
Semi-Trailer
$15.25 or no fee.
Combination
$330.50 to $1,718.50
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor
$315.25 to $2,570.00
First Semitrailer
$15.25 or no fee.
Second Semitrailer
$15.25 or no fee.
Combination
$345.75 to $2,570.00

Nebraska

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Gross weight of combination. An additional fee of $1.50 and a county fee of $ 1.00 is included in the example fees. A $ 1.50 per plate fee is assessed when new plates are issued.
Fee Range
$18 for 3 tons or less to $810 for 36 tons. Fees increased by 20 percent in excess of 36 tons if operated off the InterstateHighway System.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Flat fee. An additional fee of $1.50 and a county fee of $1.00 is included in the example fees. A $1.50 per plate fee is assessed when new plates are issued.
Fee Range
$1.00 per semitrailer.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$487.50
Semi-Trailer
$3.50
Combination
$491.00
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$932.50
Semi-Trailer
$3.50
Combination
$936.00
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor

First Semitrailer

Second Semitrailer

Combination

Nevada

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Declared gross weight groups.
Fee Range
$33 for 6,000 pounds or less to $48 for 10,000 pounds. Over 10,000 to 26,000 pounds, $12 per 1,000 pounds. Over 26,000 to 80,000 pounds, $17 per 1,000 pounds.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Empty weight.
Fee Range
$12 for empty weight of 1,000 pounds or less to $24 for over 1,000 pounds.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$765.00
Semi-Trailer
$24.00
Combination
$789.00
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$1,360.00
Semi-Trailer
$24.00
Combination
$1,384.00
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor
$1,360.00
First Semitrailer
$24.00
Second Semitrailer
$24.00
Combination
$1,408.00

New Hampshire

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Gross weight of combination plus additional $1.50 per plate reflectorized plate fee when new plates are issued.
Fee Range
For gross combination weights to 73,280 pounds, 84 cents per cwt. Plus for gross combination weights over 73,281 pounds $1.44 per cwt. or portion thereof.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
No additional fee for first (heaviest) semitrailer.
Fee Range
Registered with tractor truck. Additional semitrailer, $24.00 flat fee plus $1.50 reflectorized plate fee when new plates are issued.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$378.00
Semi-Trailer

Combination
$378.00
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$1,152.00
Semi-Trailer

Combination
$1,152.00
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor

First Semitrailer

Second Semitrailer

Combination

New Jersey

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Gross weight of combination. A $2.50 inspection fee is assessed in addition to the fees shown.
Fee Range
$53.50 for 5,000 pounds or less to $19.50 for 1,000 pounds for over 40,000 to 70,000 pounds.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Flat fee. A $2.50 inspection fee is assessed in addition to the fees shown.
Fee Range
$18 per year.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$433.50
Semi-Trailer
$18.00
Combination
$451.50
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$841.00
Semi-Trailer
$18.00
Combination
$859.00
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor

First Semitrailer

Second Semitrailer

Combination

New Mexico

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Gross weight of combination and age.
Fee Range
$30 for 4,000 pounds or less to $151 for 26,000 pounds. $88.50 for 26,001 to 48,000 pounds, and $129.50 for 48,001 pounds and over. Fee reduced 20 percent after 5 years for trucks under 26,000 pounds.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Flat fee.
Fee Range
$10 per semitrailer. Permanent registration.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$88.50
Semi-Trailer
$10.00
Combination
$98.50
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$129.50
Semi-Trailer
$10.00
Combination
$139.50
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor

First Semitrailer

Second Semitrailer

Combination

New York

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Gross weight of combination. A reflectorized plate fee not to exceed $1.50 above actual cost, rounded to the nearest 25 cents, is assessed when new plates are issued.
Fee Range
$1.21 per cwt. or fraction thereof, rounded to the nearest 25 cents.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Flat fee. A reflectorized plate fee, not to exceed $1.50 above actual cost, rounded to the nearest 25 cents, is assessed when new plates are issued.
Fee Range
$23 per semitrailer.

Optional basis: 1989 or later model year registered for a period of not less than 5 1/2 nor more than 6 1/2 years for a fee of $69.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$544.50
Semi-Trailer
$23.00
Combination
$567.50
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$968.00
Semi-Trailer
$23.00
Combination
$991.00
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor

First Semitrailer

Second Semitrailer

Combination

North Carolina

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Gross weight of combination and flat fee.
Fee Range
$3.00 plus 46 cents per cwt. for 4,000 pounds or less to $1.20 per cwt. for over 17,000 pounds to a maximum of 80,000 pounds. Minimum fee: $21.50.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Flat fee.
Fee Range
$10 per semitrailer.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$543.00
Semi-Trailer
$10.00
Combination
$553.00
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$963.00
Semi-Trailer
$10.00
Combination
$973.00
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor

First Semitrailer

Second Semitrailer

Combination

North Dakota

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Gross weight of combination and age.
Fee Range
$79 for 20,001 pounds for 13th and subsequent registrations to $1,769 for 105,500 pounds for the 1st through 7th registrations.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Flat fee.
Fee Range
Registered with tractor truck plus a $20 identification fee.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$480.00
Semi-Trailer
$20.00
Combination
$500.00
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$1,038.00
Semi-Trailer
$20.00
Combination
$1,058.00
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor
$1,771.00
First Semitrailer
$20.00
Second Semitrailer
$20.00
Combination
$1,811.00

Ohio

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Gross weight of combination. A $2.25 service charge is included in the example fees. A 50 cent reflectorized plate fee is assessed when new plates are issued.
Fee Range
$45 for 2,000 pounds or less to $1,340 for 78,000 pounds.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
$45 for 2,000 pounds or less to $1,340 for 78,000 pounds.Flat fee. A $2.25 service charge is included in the example fees. A 50 cent reflectorized plate fee is assessed when new plates are issued.
Fee Range
$25 per semitrailer.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$602.25
Semi-Trailer
$27.25
Combination
$629.50
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$1,342.25
Semi-Trailer
$27.25
Combination
$1,369.50
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor

First Semitrailer

Second Semitrailer

Combination

Oklahoma

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Gross weight groups: A $1.75 administration fee and a $3.00 general revenue fund fee are included in the example fees.
Fee Range
$100.00 for under 15,000 pounds to $1,083.00 for 90,000 pounds. Minimum fee $100.00.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Flat fee. A $1.75 administration fee, a 50 cent tax commission fee, and a $3.00 general revenue fund fee are included in the example fees.
Fee Range
$45.00 per semitrailer, and $4, thereafter, for every year with the same owner.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$405.50
Semi-Trailer
$45.50
Combination
$451.00
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$953.50
Semi-Trailer
$45.50
Combination
$999.00
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor

First Semitrailer

Second Semitrailer

Combination

Oregon

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Gross weight groups.
Fee Range
$15 for 8,000 pounds or less to $415 for 105,500 pounds.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Flat fee.
Fee Range
$10 per semitrailer.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$185.00
Semi-Trailer
$10.00
Combination
$195.00
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$320.00
Semi-Trailer
$10.00
Combination
$330.00
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor
$415.00
First Semitrailer
$10.00
Second Semitrailer
$10.00
Combination
$435.00

Pennsylvania

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Gross weight of combination.
Fee Range
$39 for 5,000 pounds or less to $1,125 for 80,000 pounds.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Gross weight.
Fee Range
$6 for 3,000 pounds or less to $12 for 10,000 pounds. $27 flat fee for over 10,000 pounds.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$501.00
Semi-Trailer
$27.00
Combination
$528.00
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$1,125.00
Semi-Trailer
$27.00
Combination
$1,152.00
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor

First Semitrailer

Second Semitrailer

Combination

Rhode Island

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Gross weight of combination. A $5 reflectorized plate fee is assessed when new plates are issued.
Fee Range
$34 for 4,000 pounds or less to $972 for 74,000 pounds plus $24 per 2,000 pounds over 74,000 pounds.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Flat fee. A $5 reflectorized plate fee is assessed when new plates are issued.
Fee Range
Registered with tractor truck, plus $5 flat fee. Maximum of 10 trailers with a single tractor truck.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$608.00
Semi-Trailer
$12.00
Combination
$620.00
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$1,044.00
Semi-Trailer
$12.00
Combination
$1,056.00
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor

First Semitrailer

Second Semitrailer

Combination

South Carolina

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Gross vehicle weight.
Fee Range
$30 for 4,000 pounds or less to $1,600 for 80,000 pounds.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Flat fee.
Fee Range
$20 per semitrailer.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$680.00
Semi-Trailer
$20.00
Combination
$700.00
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$1,600.00
Semi-Trailer
$20.00
Combination
$1,620.00
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor

First Semitrailer

Second Semitrailer

Combination

South Dakota

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Gross weight of combination and age.
Fee Range
$85 for 4,000 pounds or less to $250 for 20,000 pounds plus$40 for each additional 2,000 pounds in excess of 20,000.Fee reduced 10 percent when vehicle is 5 or more years old.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Flat fee.
Fee Range
Registered with tractor truck, plus $10 flat fee.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$693.00
Semi-Trailer
$10.00
Combination
$703.00
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$1,311.00
Semi-Trailer
$10.00
Combination
$1,321.00
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor
$1,779.00
First Semitrailer
$10.00
Second Semitrailer
$10.00
Combination
$1,799.00

Tennessee

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Gross weight of combination.
Fee Range
$39.75 for 9,000 pounds or less to $1,334.25 for 80,000 pounds.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Flat fee.
Fee Range
$50 per semitrailer. Permanent registration.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$770.25
Semi-Trailer
$50.00
Combination
$820.25
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$1,334.25
Semi-Trailer
$50.00
Combination
$1,384.25
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor

First Semitrailer

Second Semitrailer

Combination

Texas

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Flat fee plus gross weight of combination. A 30 cent reflectorized plate fee is included in the example fees.
Fee Range
$40 plus 60 cents per cwt. for 36,000 pounds or less to $1.00 per cwt. for over 62,000 pounds. Diesel combinations do not pay any additional fees. Combinations must have gross weight of over 18,000 pounds.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Flat fee. A 30 cent reflectorized plate fee is included in the example fees.
Fee Range
Registered with tractor truck, plus $15 flat fee.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$445.30
Semi-Trailer
$15.30
Combination
$460.60
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$840.30
Semi-Trailer
$15.30
Combination
$855.60
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor

First Semitrailer

Second Semitrailer

Combination

Utah

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Gross weight groups.
Fee Range
$49.50 for 12,001 pounds to14,000 pounds. Add $18.50 foreach 2,000 pounds or fraction thereof in excess of 80,000 pounds. All vehicles over 80,000 pounds must purchase an overweight permit, and if overlength, an oversize permit as well. Annual permits for overweight vehicles are $300.00 and for oversize are $50.00.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Flat fee.
Fee Range
$11 annual fee or $110 one time fee paid by each new owner.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$345.50
Semi-Trailer
$11.00
Combination
$356.50
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$660.00
Semi-Trailer
$11.00
Combination
$671.00
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor
$900.50
First Semitrailer
$11.00
Second Semitrailer
$11.00
Combination
$922.50

Vermont

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Gross weight of combination. A $1.00 emission fee is assessed in addition to the fees shown.
Fee Range
$42.00 for less than 6,000 pounds to $17.60 per 1,000 pounds for over 80,000 pounds. Additional fees of$25.00 for 10,000 pounds to $275.00 for 60,000 pounds and over.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Flat fee. A $1.00 emission fee is assessed in addition to the fees shown.
Fee Range
Registered with tractor truck, plus $20 flat fee.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$886.00
Semi-Trailer
$20.00
Combination
$906.00
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
1,639.00
Semi-Trailer
$20.00
Combination
1,659.00
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor

First Semitrailer

Second Semitrailer

Combination

Virginia

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Flat fee plus fee based on gross weight of combination. A $1.50 State Police inspection fee and an additional $5.00 fee for vehicles over 6,500 pounds are included in the example fees.
Fee Range
$13.00 flat fee plus $2.60 per 1,000 pounds for 10,001 pounds to $12.00 per 1,000 poundsfor 76,001 to 80,000 pounds. Minimum fee of $34.00 for vehicles with a gross weight of 6,501 pounds to 10,000 pounds.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Flat fee. A $1.50 State Police inspection fee is included in the example fees.
Fee Range
Registered with tractor truck $17 flat fee for 4,000 pounds or less, and $22 for 4,000 pounds andup.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$348.00
Semi-Trailer
$23.50
Combination
$371.50
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$979.50
Semi-Trailer
$23.50
Combination
$1,003.00
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor

First Semitrailer

Second Semitrailer

Combination

Washington

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Declared gross weight of combination including surcharge. A 50 cent reflectorized plate fee ($1 per truck) is assessed when plates are issued. A $3.00 filing fee is included in each registration.
Fee Range
$83 for 14,000 pounds to $2,974 for 105,500 pounds.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Flat fee. A 50 cent reflectorized plate fee is assessed when new plates are issued.
Fee Range
If registered with tractor truck, $36 flat fee for lifetime registration. A $3.00 filing fee is included in each registration.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$592.00
Semi-Trailer
$36.00
Combination
$628.00
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$1,609.00
Semi-Trailer
$36.00
Combination
$1,645.00
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor
$2,974.00
First Semitrailer
$36.00
Second Semitrailer
$36.00
Combination
$3,046.00

West Virginia

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Fee based on gross weight of combination. A $1.50 additional fee is included in the example fees.
Fee Range
$28.50 for 4,000 pounds or less to $1,131.25 for 80,000 pounds.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Flat fee.
Fee Range
If over 2,000 pounds and registered separately $18.50, otherwise waived.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$370.00
Semi-Trailer

Combination
$370.00
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$1,132.75
Semi-Trailer

Combination
$1,132.75
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor

First Semitrailer

Second Semitrailer

Combination

Wisconsin

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Gross weight of combination.
Fee Range
$66.50 for 4,500 pounds or less to $1987.50 for 80,000 pounds.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Flat fee.
Fee Range
$50 per semitrailer. Permanent registration.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$836.00
Semi-Trailer
$50.00
Combination
$886.00
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$1,987.50
Semi-Trailer
$50.00
Combination
$2,037.50
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor
$1,987.50
First Semitrailer
$50.00
Second Semitrailer
$50.00
Combination
$2,087.50

Wyoming

Fee Structure

Truck Tractors
Fee Basis
Empty weight groups.
Fee Range
$2 for 1,000 pounds or less to $60 for 6,001 pounds and over.
Semitrailers
Fee Basis
Empty weight groups.
Fee Range
Same schedule as for tractor trucks.

Example Fees

Typical 3 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$60.00
Semi-Trailer
$60.00
Combination
$120.00
Typical 5 Axle Vehicle
Truck Tractor
$60.00
Semi-Trailer
$60.00
Combination
$120.00
Typical Twin Semitrailer Combination
Truck Tractor
$60.00
First Semitrailer
$60.00
Second Semitrailer
$60.00
Combination
$180.00
About the author
Scott Elgin has been in the trucking business since 1982, acting as both a motor carrier and a freight agent. During this time, he has overseen thousands of units servicing the entire continental United States.

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