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Payments and FEES

Please note that PennDOT's Driver License Centers only take checks or money orders. No cash or credit cards are accepted at these locations. PennDOT will charge a fee of $59.00 or more for each check returned as uncollectible.

 

DRIVER'S LICENSES | COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSES | MOTOR VEHICLES | REGISTRATION PLATES/PLACARDS | MISCELLANEOUS | TITLE AND LIEN FEES | DRIVER INFORMATION (HISTORY) REQUESTS | ACCEPTABLE FORMS OF PAYMENT

 

REGULAR DRIVER'S LICENSE SERVICES FEES

AMOUNT

Initial Permit and Four-Year License:
$35.50
Initial Permit and Two-Year License (age 65+):
$25.00
Initial Motorcycle Permit and Four-Year License:
$45.50
Initial Motorcycle Permit and Two-Year License (age 65+):
$35.00
Initial Class M Permit, Initial Permit, Four-Year License:
$50.50
Adding, Extending or Replacing Class A, B, or C Permit :
$5.00
Adding, Extending or Replacing Motorcycle Permit:
$10.00
Four-Year License Renewal:
$30.50
Four-Year License Renewal with Motorcycle:
$50.50
Two-Year License Renewal (age 65+):
$20.00
Two-Year License Renewal with Motorcycle (age 65+):
$30.00
Identification Card (initial):
$30.50
Identification Card (renewal): 
$30.50
Identification Card (replacement):
$29.50
Probationary License (PL) (Initial):
$127.75
Probationary License Renewal: 
$92.75
Occupational Limited License (OLL):
$68.00
Occupational Limited License Extension:
$29.50
Occupational Limited License Extension with Motorcycle:
$34.50
Duplicate Camera Card (License or ID):
$5.00
Duplicate Camera Card with Motorcycle:
$10.00
Duplicate License:
$29.50
Duplicate License with Motorcycle:
$34.50
Non-Commercial Driver's License Change of Address:
No Fee
Photo ID Change of Address:
No Fee

 

OUT-OF-STATE LICENSES

Out-of-State New Driver Four-Year License:
$30.50
Out-of-State New Driver Two-Year License (age 65+):
$20.00
Out-of-State New Driver Four-Year License with Motorcycle:
$35.50
Out-of-State New Driver Two-Year License with Motorcycle (age 65+):
$25.00

 

COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE SERVICES FEES

AMOUNT

Please note: In addition to the fees below, a federal fee of $60.00 will apply to those who request Hazmat on their driver's license. Initial permits and licensing fees will vary depending on the specifics of the initial product for which you are applying.
Four-Year License Renewal: 
$94.50
Four-Year License Renewal with Hazmat: 
$110.50
Four-Year License Renewal with Motorcycle: 
$114.50
Four-Year License Renewal with Hazmat and Motorcycle: 
$130.50
Two-Year License Renewal (age 65+): 
$52.00
Two-Year License Renewal with Hazmat (age 65+): 
$68.00
Two-Year License Renewal with Motorcycle (age 65+): 
$62.00
Two-Year License Renewal with Hazmat and Motorcycle (age 65+): 
$78.00
Change (including a change of address) or Replacement of License:
$29.50
Change or Replacement of License with Motorcycle:
$34.50
Duplicate Camera Card:
$5.00
Duplicate Camera Card with Motorcycle:
$10.00

 

COMMERCIAL OUT-OF-STATE DRIVER'S LICENSE FEES

Out-of-State New Driver Four-Year License:
$94.50
Out-of-State New Driver Two-Year License (age 65+):
$52.00
Out-of-State New Driver Four-Year License with Motorcycle:
$99.50
Out-of-State New Driver Two-Year License with Motorcycle (age 65+):
$57.00
Out-of-State New Driver Four-Year License with Hazmat:
$110.50
Out-of-State New Driver Two-Year License with Hazmat (age 65+):
$68.00
Out-of-State New Driver Four-Year License with Hazmat and Motorcycle:
$115.50
Out-of-State New Driver Two-Year License with Hazmat and Motorcycle (age 65+):
$73.00

 

UPGRADE FROM NON-COMMERCIAL TO COMMERCIAL

7 to 12 Months Prior to License Expiration:
$30.50
13 to 24 Months Prior to License Expiration:
$46.50
25 to 36 Months Prior to License Expiration:
$62.50
37 to 48 Months Prior to License Expiration:
$78.50
(One permit, with photo fee included. Additional fees may apply for Hazmat, Motorcycle, or additional permits)

 

UPGRADING EXISTING CDL PRIVILEGES

Upgrading Commercial Class or Endorsement:
$14.50
Removing Commercial Restrictions:
$14.50
Upgrading to Transport Hazardous Materials (Hazmat):
$30.50

 

MISCELLANEOUS DRIVER LICENSING

Organ Donation Awareness Trust Fund (ODTF):
$1.00
Pennsylvania Driver's License Military Status Endorsement Card Application:
No Fee
Request for Letter of Clearance Processing Fee:
$10.00
Veterans Trust Fund (VTF):
$3.00

 

MOTOR VEHICLE SERVICES FEES

AMOUNT

Ambulances and Hearses:
$80.00
Duplicate Registration Card (at time of initial registration, renewal, transfer, or replacement of registration plate):
$2.00
Duplicate Registration Card (Printing error, within 30 days of online transaction)
No Fee
Duplicate Registration Card (at any time other than identified above):
$6.00
Emergency Vehicles:
• County, city, township and borough, volunteer fire or ambulance associations:
No Fee
• Nonprofit corporations that provide emergency ambulance services or hospitals:
$10.00
• For-profit corporations, refer to the truck and tractor table on Form MV-70S (PDF):
Based on Weight
Implements of Husbandry:
$27.00
Motor Home Registration:
• 8,000 pounds or less:
$68.00
• 8,001 to 11,000 pounds:
$94.00
• 11,001 pounds or more:
$121.00
Motorcycle Registration:
$19.00
Motor-Driven Cycle:
$9.00
Motorized Pedalcycle:
$9.00
Passenger Vehicle Registration:
$37.00
Replacement of Registration Plate:
$11.00
School Bus/School Vehicle:
$35.00
Special Mobile Equipment:
$54.00
Taxi (Eight-passenger or less, excluding driver):
$80.00
Trailer and Semi-trailer Registrations:
• 3,000 pounds or less:
• One Year:
$6.00
• Five Year:
$30.00
• 3,001 to 10,000 pounds:
• One Year:
$12.00
• Five Year:
$60.00
• 10,001 pounds or more:
• One Year:
$36.00
• Permanent:
$171.00
Truck Registration, refer to the truck and tractor table on Form MV-70S (PDF):
Based on Weight
Motor Buses/Limousines, refer to bus and limousine table on Form MV-70S (PDF):
Based on Seating Capacity
Vehicle Registration Change of Address:
No Fee

 

You may be eligible to renew your vehicle for either a one-year or two-year registration period. Both registration periods and the required fees are provided on the registration renewal form or Form MV-70S (PDF), "Bureau of Motor Vehicles Schedule of Fees." NOTE: If the fee listed in the "2-yr. fee" block on your registration renewal form is "N/A," your vehicle type is note eligible to renew for a two-year period.

NOTE: Registration fees include the cost of a standard registration plate for first-time issuance. Additional fees apply for specialty registration plates. Refer to Form MV-70S (PDF), "Bureau of Motor Vehicle Fees," for additional fee information.

 

Registration Plates/Placards

AMOUNT

Personalized Registration Plate (standard issue):
$79.00
Special Organization Plate (The participating organizations may charge additional fees to offset the cost of plate production and a contribution to the organization. Please contact the organization representative for payment information. There is an additional $104 fee to personalize.):
$26.00

 

SPECIAL FUND REGISTRATION PLATES

Honoring Our Veterans (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$36.00
Honoring Our Veterans Motorcycle (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$36.00
Pennsylvania Monuments (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$55.00
Pennsylvania Zoological Council (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$55.00
Preserve Our Heritage (Not yet available for personalization):
$55.00
Wildlife Resource Conservation (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$36.00

 

SPECIALTY REGISTRATION PLATES

Amateur Radio Operator:
$11.00
Antique, Classic, or Collectible Registration Plate (Fee is in addition to the $53 certificate of title fee. There is an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$78.00
Disabled Veteran (an additional $52 fee to personalize):
$11.00
Gold Star Family (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$21.00
Hearing Impaired (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$11.00
In God We Trust (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$21.00
Legislative:
$79.00
Persons with Disability Placard:
No Fee
Persons with Disability (an additional $52 fee to personalize):
$11.00
Press Photographer (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$11.00
Severely Disabled Veteran Registration (an additional $152 fee to personalize):
$11.00
Share the Road (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$40.00
PA Steelworker's (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$21.00
Street Rod (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$53.00
Teen Driver (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$11.00
Vertical Motorcycle (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$21.00
Vintage (Fee is in addition to certificate of title fee and Antique/Classic registration fee.):
$78.00

 

MILITARY REGISTRATION PLATES

Air Force Cross (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$10.00
Airborne Unit (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$21.00
Bronze Star (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$21.00
Bronze Star for Valor (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$10.00
Combat Action Badge (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$21.00
Combat Action Medal (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$21.00
Combat Action Ribbon (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$21.00
Combat Infantryman Badge (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$21.00
Combat Medical Badge (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$21.00
Distinguished Flying Cross (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$10.00
Distinguished Service Cross (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$10.00
Expeditionary Forces (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$21.00
Ex-Prisoner of War (an additional $52 fee to personalize):
$11.00
Korean Defense Service (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$21.00
Korean War Veteran (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$21.00
Medal of Honor:
$11.00
Navy Cross (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$10.00
Operation Enduring Freedom (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$21.00
Operation Iraqi Freedom (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$21.00
Pearl Harbor Survivor (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$21.00
Persian Gulf War Veteran (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$21.00
Purple Heart (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$11.00
Severely Disable Veteran Motorcycle Decal:
No Fee
Silver Star (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$10.00
U.S. Air Force (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$21.00
U.S. Air Force Veteran (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$21.00
U.S. Army (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$21.00
U.S. Army Veteran (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$21.00
U.S. Coast Guard (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$21.00
U.S. Coast Guard Veteran (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$21.00
U.S. Marine Corps (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$21.00
U.S. Marine Corps Veteran (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$21.00
U.S. Merchant Marine (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$21.00
U.S. Navy (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$21.00
U.S. Navy Veteran (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$21.00
Veteran (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$21.00
Veteran Motorcycle (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$21.00
Vietnam War (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$21.00
World War II Veteran (an additional $104 fee to personalize):
$21.00

 

DEALER REGISTRATION PLATES

Financier or Collector-Repossessor:
$54.00
Manufacturer:
$54.00
Moped Dealer:
$14.00
Motorcycle Dealer:
$27.00
Trailer Dealer:
$54.00
New/Used Vehicle Dealer:
$54.00
Repair or Towing:
$54.00
Special Mobile Equipment Dealer:
$54.00
Transporter:
$54.00
Utility Trailer Dealer:
$54.00
Vehicle Salvage Dealer:
$54.00
Watercraft Trailer Dealer:
$54.00

 

Miscellaneous Motor Vehicle

AMOUNT

20-Day Hunter Permit:
$10.00
Annual Inspection Sticker:
$7.00
Civil Penalty in lieu of Suspension:
$500.00
Dealer's Notification:
$5.00
Emission Inspection Sticker:
No Fee
Farm Truck Two-Year Certificate of Exemption:
Type A: A vehicle with a gross vehicle weight or combination weight or weight rating of 10,000 pounds or less — requires no inspection (daylight operation only):
$25.00
Type B: A vehicle with a gross vehicle weight or combination weight or weight rating of 10,001 pounds and not exceedeing 17,000 pounds — requires no inspection (daylight operation only):
$25.00
Type C: A vehicle with a gross vehicle weight or combination weight or weight rating of 17,001 pounds or greater — requires no inspection (daylight operation only):
$52.00
Type D: A vehicle with a gross vehicle weight or combination weight or weight rating of 17,001 pounds or greater — requires an annual inspection (no time restriction for operation):
$104.00
Fee for Authorization to Issue Apportioned Credentials:
$75.00
Fee for Local Use — Fee due at the time of registration. NOTE: For a list of participating counties, refer to the "Fee for Local Use — Participating Counties" Fact Sheet (PDF):
$5.00
Messenger Service Fees:
• Location Transfer:
$20.00
• Additional Place of Business:
$99.00
• Annual Registration Fees:
$200.00
Motor Vehicle Recovery Fund:
$60.00
Motor Vehicle Registration Restoration:
$91.00
Out of Service Order Restoration:
$73.00
Transfer of Registration Plate:
$9.00
Processing Fee in lieu of Registration:
$10.00
Salvor Reclaim Fee:
$52.00
Secure Power of Attorney Processing Fee:
$24.00
Semi-Annual Inspection Sticker:
$5.00
Temporary Registration Plates (Cost to Dealer or Agent):
$15.00
Uncollectible Check (Return Check) Transaction Fee (Fee is in addition to the $20 Uncollectible Check Penalty.):
$39.00

 

CERTIFICATE OF TITLE AND LIEN FEES

AMOUNT

Original Title Issuance:
$53.00
Duplicate Title by Owner:
$53.00
Duplicate Title by Lienholder:
$53.00
Duplicate Title by a Registered Dealer:
$53.00
Record a Lien — Title to Be Issued:
$78.00
Renew a Lien — Title Not to Be Issued:
$25.00
Renew a Lien — Title to Be Issued:
$78.00
Satisfy a Lien — Title to Be Issued:
$53.00
Lienholder's Change / Correction of Name — Title to Be Issued:
$53.00
Lienholder's Change of Address Only — Title to Be Issued (Title attached):
$53.00
Lienholder's Change of Address Only — No Title to Be Issued (Title not required to be submitted):
No Fee
Change of Name by Owner — Marriage/Divorce
New Title Not Requested:
No Fee
New Title Requested:
$53.00
NOTE: If title is not attached, Form MV-38O (PDF) or MV-38L (PDF) is required.
Change of Name by Owner — Court Order/Other
New Title Requested:
$53.00
NOTE: If title is not attached, Form MV-38O (PDF) or MV-38L (PDF) is required.
Free Reissuance:
No Fee
NOTE: Original title was lost in the mail and the application is being made within 90 days of the original issuance or replacement.

 

REQUEST FOR DRIVER INFORMATION (HISTORY)

AMOUNT

Basic Information:
$10.00
3-Year Driver Record:
$10.00
10-Year Driver Record:
$10.00
Full Driver History:
$10.00
Certified Driver Record:
$34.00
Copy of Document from File (Microfilm):
$10.00
Certified Copy of Document from File:
$34.00

 

ACCEPTABLE FORMS OF PAYMENT

For any transaction taking place at a PennDOT Driver License Center, checks or money orders made payable to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania are the only acceptable forms of payment.

If you are coming to our Riverfront Office Center location in Harrisburg, cash, check and money orders are the only acceptable forms of payment. Please make checks or money orders payable to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Online transactions may be paid for using either a credit card or a debit card. Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover are the only forms of credit or debit cards accepted online.

Any applications requiring a fee and being sent through the mail to PennDOT, must have a check or money order accompanying them. Please have the check or money order made payable to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

 

GETTING A REFUND

To request a refund from PennDOT for any driver license or motor vehicle product, please complete Form MV-700 (PDF) and mail it to:

PennDOT Bureau of Motor Vehicles
Riverfront Office Center — Refund Section
P.O. Box 68611
Harrisburg, PA 17106-8611