Commissioner of Revenue

Vehicle Personal Property Forms and Information

 

Vehicle Registration

Every vehicle garaged in Arlington must be registered with the Arlington County Commissioner of Revenue. To register your vehicle, you will need a valid state vehicle registration. If you have moved your vehicle from another jurisdiction, you will need a copy of your most recent paid personal property tax receipt or a copy of your most recent personal property tax filing.  As of July 1, 2010, the fee for obtaining an Arlington County decal is $33.00. 

On-Line Vehicle Registration
Vehicle Registration Form (15.0K PDF format)
Watercraft Personal Property Tax Return (15.6K PDF format)

If you live in a Residential Permit Parking (RPP) zone, you will also need to obtain a RPP permit or pass in order to park on the street during restricted hours. More information is available at the Residential Permit Parking web page. 

Sold or Donated Your Vehicle?

Please inform us when you dispose of your vehicle. This includes vehicles that have been sold, stolen, donated, or totaled. You can provide your disposal information to our office online.

If you prefer to complete the paper version of this form, please print and complete the Vehicle Disposal Form (90.5K PDF format) and return it to the Commissioner via facsimile to 703-228-7581 or if you have a scanner, by e-mail to vehicle@arlingtonva.us  . You must include the date on which the vehicle was disposed. You can also mail the completed form to:

  • Commissioner of Revenue
    Vehicle Personal Property Tax Division
    2100 Clarendon Boulevard, Suite 218
    Arlington, Virginia 22201

To report disposals prior to the current tax year, please call 703-228-3135.

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Have You Moved?

Please inform this office if you have moved your vehicle within Arlington or moved your vehicle out of Arlington. Provide your vehicle address change information online.

If you prefer to complete the paper version of this form, please print and complete the Vehicle Address Change Form (65.0K PDF format) and return it to the Commissioner via facsimile to 703-228-7581 or if you have a scanner, by e-mail at vehicle@arlingtonva.us . You must include the date that the vehicle was moved out of Arlington. You can also mail the completed form to:

  • Commissioner of Revenue
    Vehicle Personal Property Tax Division
    2100 Clarendon Boulevard, Suite 218
    Arlington, Virginia 22201

To report vehicles moved prior to the current tax year, please call 703-228-3135.

To close any accounts prior to the current tax year, please call 703-228-3135

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ARLINGTON COUNTY DMV SELECT

This division offers limited services as a DMV Select office. For titling and registration, proof of address and social security number is required for new Virginia residents. The hours for these services are Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (excluding holidays). For a list of these services, click here. (53.8K PDF format) For additional information, visit  http://www.dmvnow.com/.

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Last Modified: July 23, 2010
2100 Clarendon Blvd. Arlington, VA 22201 Tel: 703-228-3000 TTY: 703-228-4611