Nonresidents, Students & Military Personnel

Nonresidents


Motor vehicles owned by nonresidents may be used and operated on the public streets and highways for a period of 30 days without registering said vehicle in the State of Georgia, provided the vehicle displays valid license plates from the owner's home state.

Visitors


Motor vehicles owned by visitors may be used and operated on the public streets and highways, for pleasure purposes only, for a period of 90 days without registering said vehicle in the State of Georgia, provided the vehicle displays valid license plates from the owner's home state.

Students


A nonresident student, who is a resident of a state that is a member of the Multi-State Reciprocity Agreement, shall be exempt from the requirements of registering a vehicle in this state. This is in accordance with the provisions of the agreement as long as the vehicle displays valid license plates from the owner's home state.

Military Personnel


Military personnel are not required to register their vehicles in Georgia as long as they display valid license plates from their home state. However, they do have the option to purchase Georgia license plates if they so desire, provided that they comply with applicable procedures and are stationed in Georgia.

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