Special Taxes & Fees Programs Registration Information

Special Taxes and Fees administers over 29 tax and fee programs. The Board of Equalization (BOE) wants to streamline your registration process in California and make it as easy as possible. You can register for most Special Taxes and Fees programs using online registration.

For more information on a specific program or questions regarding whether you are required to register please click on the specific program listed below.

Register Online

You may register online for a permit, license, account, or other tax and fee program using Online registration. Participating programs are identified by an asterisk (*) below. Online registration is a convenient way to apply, and is available 24 hours a day.

Renew a License and/or Request Additional Decals

You may renew your license and/or request additional decals online. In addition to online registration, programs identified below by two asterisks (**) also participate in online renewal.

Customers with a user ID may log in here on our secure site to complete a renewal application or request additional decals.

Online License Renewal Frequently Asked Questions

Telephone Assistance

Representatives are available to answer your questions Monday through Friday (except State holidays) from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

  • Toll-free: 1-800-400-7115 (TTY: 711)
  • Outside the US: 1-916-445-6362

Special Taxes & Fees Programs Registration Requirements

Click on the below programs to learn about additional registration requirements.

Motor Carrier Office

The Motor Carrier Office administers the following programs: