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Auto Registration Lakeside, CA

When you purchase a vehicle in San Diego, you will be given a auto registration which is on file with the State of California Department of Motor Vehicles. The car dealer typically handles the processing of your vehicle registration and then charges you about $65 for this service. When you need to renew your auto registration Lakeside, you will receive a notice in the mail. Fortunately, you can go skip the line at the DMV and come to Smogs N Tags to pay your vehicle registration renewal fee. You will get your new vehicle registration immediately. This vehicle registration process is very straightforward.

There are several factors which determine the auto registration Lakeside renewal price. The state government calculates these fees differently based on the status of your vehicle. It will look at the value of your new vehicle, nonresident vehicle, or used vehicle to determine the total fee. You can expect to see a series of fees charged on your renewal form, including a registration fee, license fee, weight fee, special plate fee, county/district fee, and owner responsibility fee. The average driver in San Diego pays around $100 per year total for these fees. The tax year starts on January 1st and ends on December 31st. We are the only service center for auto registration Lakeside that is open during the weekends. Come visit us 7 days a week. We are open:

M-F (7:30AM-5:30PM)  SAT (7:30AM-5PM)  SUN (9AM-3:30PM)


Registration Renewals – CA Vehicle Title Transfers – Out of State Transfers – Salvage Title Transfers – Duplicate Title – Commercial Vehicles  – Off Road Vehicles – Vessel Stickers – Vehicle Vin Verification – One Day Permit

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Give us a call if you have questions! (619) 328-1111

If you move to San Diego from another state outside of California, then you must submit a vehicle registration form to the Department of Motor Vehicles within 20 days after you move there. If you wait until after 20 days, then you will be charged a late registration fee. To ensure that it gets done properly, you need to visit Smogs N Tags and get the registration paid for in person. At Smogs N Tags, we can handle all the registration paperwork and file it with the DMV.

Finally, you need to make sure you have the proper amount of car insurance coverage. You are expected to have liability insurance coverage because this involves damage to other people and their property. The minimum coverage for liability that you need to have on a private vehicle is $35,000 per accident. Although, a lot of drivers choose to have higher coverage because accidents tend to get very expensive when people are hurt. However, if you just worried about satisfying the requirements of the DMV, then you only need to worry about this minimum amount of liability insurance.


Schedule with us using our online book system below or give us a call! (619) 328-1111

We are located at 8781 Cuyamaca Street Suite U Santee, CA 92071 – Get Directions >  


Additional Services

Smog Services

Regular and Star smog checks for California residents and out of state vehicles. 

Live Scan

In-House and Mobile Live Scan FingerPrinting Services.

DMV Auto Registration

Skip the long lines at the DMV! Services include Auto Registration, Insurance,  and Title Transfers.  There is NO Fun at the DMV.


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