If you plan to enjoy Georgia’s off-road riding areas and trails, you’ll want to know the OHV permit requirements and ATV/UTV laws you’ll need to follow.
This page will provide you with the details on OHV stickers and ATV registration for Georgia residents and out-of-state visitors.
For more information and other details regarding ATVs, UTVs, and other off-road vehicles and recreation areas, please contact your local authorities or riding areas.
Georgia ATV Registration Requirements & ORV Stickers
ATVs and off-highway vehicles generally do not require title and registration.
When riding on private property, you will need permission from the property owner.
Riding on public lands is subject to additional requirements and is only allowed where signs and regulations permit.
Riders will need a valid license to ride on public OHV trails.
Trail permits can be purchased from the public lands authority of OHV riding area facility. Fees vary by location.
ATV & Off-Road Vehicle Laws in Georgia
Be sure to check the rules, regulations and fees for the Georgia off-road trails you plan on riding. Local laws and regulations may vary.
OHVs are only allowed to be ridden on private property with express permission of the owner or OHV-designated riding trails.
Riders are required to have a valid driver’s license or be accompanied by a licensed driver in most riding areas.
Regardless of whether a particular state or trail requires it, ATV/UTV and dirt bike riders and passengers should always wear the proper safety equipment and helmets while riding.
Never operate an off-road vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
Failing to obey the off-road vehicle laws of Georgia and the local jurisdiction may result in tickets, fines, and penalties.