Welcome to the JEFFCOnline Express Lane

You have selected the easiest and most convenient way for Jefferson County residents to renew their Alabama motor vehicle and boat registration. You can complete your renewal in a few simple steps.

To ensure proper completion of this transaction, the “pop-up” blocker must be disabled. Failure to do so may cause a five (5) day delay in processing your request.

Disabling Pop-up Blockers

Internet Explorer
  1. Open the Tools menu
  2. Click on the "Pop-up Blocker" option
  3. Click on the "Turn Off Pop-up Blocker" option
  1. Open the Tools menu
  2. Click on "Options"
  3. Click on "Content"
  4. Uncheck the "Block pop-up windows" box
  1. Open the Safari menu
  2. Click on "Preferences"
  3. Click on "Security" at the top of the window
  4. Uncheck the box "Block pop-up windows"
Common Toolbars with Pop-up blockers
  1. Turn off Google Toolbar Pop-up blocker
  2. Turn off Yahoo! Toolbar Pop-up blocker

If you would like to renew a boat registration, please click here: Renew Boats Here

Be sure to have the following ready before you begin:

  • The courtesy renewal reminder notice you received in the mail. Your renewal can only be renewed during or after your renewal month. We do not give out record numbers over the phone as the information shown during the process of renewal is protected by the Federal Driver's Privacy Protection Act 1994.
    ** Numbers **
    Jefferson County Courthouse
    716 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N., Birmingham, AL 35203
    (205) 325-5171
    Bessemer Courthouse
    1801 3rd Avenue North, Bessemer, AL 35020
    (205) 481-4110
    Centerpoint Courthouse
    2651 Center Point Parkway, Birmingham, AL 35215
    (205) 714-7175
    Hoover Courthouse
    1901 Hoover Court, Hoover, AL 35226
    (205) 497-8976
    Northern Satellite Courthouse (Gardendale)
    651 Main Street, Suite 127, Gardendale, AL 35071
    (205) 909-3610
  • VISA®, MasterCard®, American Express®,and Discover® acceptedA valid VISA®, MasterCard®, American Express®, or Discover® credit card.  We also accept electronic checks.  If you choose this option, you will need to provide your bank routing number and your account number, as well as your mailing address.  We accept payments from personal checking, personal savings or corporate checking accounts.
  • Driver's License or non-driver identification number, issued by the State of Alabama Department of Public Safety or a Federal Employer Identification number (FEIN) for commercially owned vehicles.
  • Proof of insurance: effective January 1, 2013 the renewal process now includes mandatory liability insurance verification.

Notice to Credit Card and E-Check users:

Jefferson County does not charge a service fee for renewals paid by credit cards, debit cards or E-Check!!!

There is a $30.00 flat fee for any returned E-Checks

Only VISA®, MasterCard®, American Express®, and Discover® are accepted at this time.

* The two dollar ($2) mail fee per metal plate and/or registration decal is a separate charge and will appear on the motor vehicle registration receipt.

Express Lane allows you to renew and pay for up to ten (10) registration renewals with a single credit card transaction. You will need to have tag and record numbers for each vehicle ready before you begin.

Your tag/decal will be mailed to the address shown on your renewal reminder.

Our email address is revenueadd@jccal.org and our phone number is (205) 325-4817.  (Please include your tag number in the email or have it available when you call).

Please be assured that your information will remain confidential and will not be shared.

Renewing by mail? Provide the information requested - along with your payment.

All mail orders must be received in this office no later than the 25th day of the renewal month. Please verify you provided the required information, signed the front of the notice, signed, dated, ensured the payment amounts match the amount of the tag renewal including mail fees, wrote the tag numbers of each tag being renewed, and made the check payable to Scott Moore, Director before mailing. Include a LEGIBLE copy of your driver’s license and that of the co-owner, if any, and copies of the insurance card for each vehicle. Please note that there is some risk involved in renewing by mail. If license plate or decal is lost in the mail you must apply for a replacement in person and a replacement fee of $2.25.

If you experience any technical problems using this service or have any comments, you can e-mail technical support.

This is a secure site. Unauthorized access or use is not permitted and constitutes a crime punishable by law. Violators will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.