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How to Register a Motorcycle in Oklahoma

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In order to ride your motorcycle on public roadways in Oklahoma, you’ll need to make sure it is registered and that your registration is valid. 

When you buy a motorcycle, you’ll first need to transfer the title and get an insurance policy. Next, you’ll need to get it registered and get your Oklahoma motorcycle license plates and stickers. 

Note, you should also be sure to have a valid Oklahoma motorcycle license when you register your motorcycle too. 

This page will provide you with an overview of the steps to register a motorcycle in Oklahoma for the first time, and then we’ll go over your options for renewing your motorcycle registration before it expires. 

Remember, your registration documents and proof of insurance should be kept on your bike when you ride. 

Oklahoma Motorcycle Registration Steps

Registering a motorcycle in Oklahoma is basically the same process as registering any other vehicle.

If necessary, you’ll also need to complete any motorcycle inspections as required by the Oklahoma DMV. You’ll need to renew your registration every year. 

How to register a motorcycle in Oklahoma:

  1. Visit your local OTC tag agent. 
  2. Submit the bill of sale, title, or other ownership documents. 
  3. Complete a registration application. 
  4. Pay the registration fees and taxes.

Renew Motorcycle Registration in Oklahoma

In order to avoid any traffic tickets or late fees, you’ll want to make sure that your Oklahoma motorcycle registration and license plate stickers are valid. 

You can process your motorcycle registration renewal up to one month before your expiration date. 

Your options for renewing your Oklahoma motorcycle registration include:

The information and items you’ll need in order to complete your motorcycle registration renewal include:

  • Your VIN.
  • Your plate number. 
  • Your motorcycle insurance policy. 
  • Your OK Driver’s License number.
  • Payment for your renewal fees.

Depending on the type of bike you have, you may also need to complete the necessary motorcycle inspections when you renew your motorcycle registration. 

Oklahoma Motorcycle Insurance

In addition to renewing your motorcycle registration, you’ll also want to make sure that your motorcycle insurance policy is up to date. 

Your annual registration renewal is a great time to compare motorcycle insurance quotes and check for cheaper rates

How much does it cost to register a motorcycle in Oklahoma?

The fees for Oklahoma motorcycle registration are as follows:

  • 1st through 4th year of registration: $99
  • 5th through 8th year of registration: $89
  • 9th through 12th year of registration: $69
  • 13th through 16th year of registration: $49
  • 17th year and over: $29

For more information about Oklahoma motorcycle registration and registration renewals, check out the official DMV website at: https://www.ok.gov/tax/ 

Need more information? Check out our overview of the requirements for motorcycle titles and registrations in Oklahoma.

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