525 N. Main
Wichita, KS 67203
Contact the Treasurer's Office
Registration: To calculate registration, click on the description of
the vehicle you are registering below and look at the corresponding chart.
Connect the first letter of your last name with the month you purchased your
vehicle (example: if the first letter of
your last name is B and you purchased the vehicle in September, your
registration fee is $21.00).
Title and Tag Fee is $10.50.
Modernization Fee is $4.00.
Property Tax: For your property tax amount, use our
Vehicle Property Tax Estimator or call (316) 660-9110. This will start
with a recording. DO NOT push any buttons and you will get an information
Sales Tax: This will be collected in the tag office if the
vehicle was purchased from an individual or out-of-state car dealer. The
rate in Sedgwick County is 7.3 percent. There may be additional sales tax based on
the city of purchase or residence.
Substation Fee: A $2.00 fee will be applied to each
transaction handled at any of the Tag Office Substations.
Add the fees and taxes together to get your estimate. This is an
estimate only, based on the information you have entered.
If you have sold a similar vehicle and have a current
tag to transfer, the fee to transfer is $6.50; a $10.00 title fee; a
$1.50 lien holder fee if applicable; plus
$4.00 modernization fee which brings the total to $22.00.
To get the
difference in property tax between the old and new vehicles, call 660-9110. Give the operator the year, make and model of the
new as well as the old vehicle and tell them you need to know the
difference in the taxes.
Names on the title must be exactly the same when you
transfer. For example, Sandra Jones was on the old title and the new
title reads Sandra and/or Robert Jones. Both parties would need to come into
a tag office
to do the transaction because we would be adding Robert to an existing
registration. Only parents, spouses or children may be added to existing
At least one registered owner's Kansas driver's
license number is required on every personal vehicle title application
or renewal. Owners of vehicles registered in a business name will be
asked to furnish their FEIN number, which will be entered instead of a
driver’s license number. Leased vehicle users will be asked for the
lessee’s Kansas driver’ license number. This information will not print
on your receipt and will be on file only with the Kansas Department of
Revenue. We do not retain this information at the county level.
If the old tag is expired, it can only be transferred if
it is a personalized tag.
If this is your renewal month, your fees will be the
same as a new tag minus the 50¢ plate fee.
The previous vehicle must be sold or traded in to
transfer the tag. Even if the vehicle is not running, as long as the
title is still in your name, the plate must stay with it.
Mission: To assure quality public services that provide for the present and future well-being of the citizens of Sedgwick County.
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