Fees

Vehicles Weighing More Than 6,001 lbs.

Fees for registering commercial motor vehicles weighing 6,001 pounds or more are calculated using the unladen weight, declared GVW, or CGW.

  • Declared GVW: The vehicle’s entire unloaded weight plus the weight of the biggest load that will be transported. When a vehicle carries a load but does not tow another vehicle.
  • Declared CGW: The entire unladen weight of the vehicle combination (car and trailer) plus the heaviest load that will be conveyed by that combination. Vehicles that tow another vehicle are considered to be towing vehicles.

Find weight fees

Learn more about exemptions, exclusions, and penalties in the Vehicle Industry Registration Procedures Handbook.

Vehicles Weighing at Least 10,001 lbs.

Instead of weight fees, vehicles weighing 10,001 pounds or more are assessed Commercial Vehicle Registration Act of 2001 (CVRA) fees. The registration charge, vehicle license fee, and other city/county fees. still apply to these cars.

Find CVRA fees

Learn more about the Commercial Vehicle Registration Act of 2001 in the Vehicle Industry Registration Procedures Handbook.