Vehicle registration collections VRC


If you didn’t pay your registration, DMV may send your account to us for collection.

Common unpaid fees include:

  • Unpaid registration fees
  • Parking tickets and penalties
  • Toll violations
  • Returned checks

We send you a Demand for Payment if your registration is 90 days or more past due.

If you do not pay, we may redirect funds from your:

  • Paycheck
  • Bank account
  • Tax refund
  • Lottery winnings
  • Unclaimed property

Pay your vehicle registration

If you want to pay in full, pay at the DMV or AAA if you’re a AAA member.

FTB does not accept online payments for vehicle registration.

You may also mail your check, money order, or cashier’s check to us:

  1. Make payable to Vehicle Registration Collections
  2. Write your full name and VRC account number on your payment
  3. Mail your payment and a copy of your notice to:
Vehicle Registration Collections
Franchise Tax Board
PO Box 419001
Rancho Cordova CA 95741-9001

Making multiple payments? Third-party payment submission forms allow FTB to properly apply payment from one check to multiple taxpayers in an efficient manner.