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You have 60 days after locating taxable property in Loudoun County or in one of Loudoun's incorporated towns (Hamilton, Hillsboro, Leesburg, Lovettsville, Middleburg, Purcellville, and Round Hill) to file vehicle personal property with the Commissioner of the Revenue. This process can be completed online or in person, Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm at one of our office locations:
Yes. Every vehicle garaged in Loudoun County must be registered with the Loudoun County Commissioner of the Revenue. This can be done in person or online. To register your vehicle in person, you'll need a valid state vehicle registration. If you have moved your vehicle from another Virginia jurisdiction, you'll need to supply a copy of your most recent paid vehicle personal property tax receipt or a copy of your most recent certified vehicle personal property tax filing.
Beginning January 1, 2020, Loudoun County will be administering the personal property tax and vehicle license fee (VLF) for owners of motor vehicles in the incorporated towns of Leesburg and Round Hill. For the incorporated towns of Middleburg and Lovettsville, Loudoun County will be billing and collecting the VLF only. Please contact the DMV, and the Commissioner of the Revenue with any changes.
Owners of motor vehicles located within the incorporated towns of Hamilton, Hillsboro, and Purcellville should contact their respective town, the DMV, and the Commissioner of the Revenue.
Yes, if you intend to have your car garaged, parked or stored in Loudoun County for 30 days or more, you must register the vehicle in Loudoun County. Your car is assessed property tax for the length of time it is located in Loudoun County.
Vehicles displaying out-of-state license plates and are not otherwise exempt from obtaining Virginia license plates will be charged an additional annual license fee of $100. A $250 penalty may also be imposed on owners of vehicles that are not registered within 60 days of the owner’s having established residency in Virginia.
To register your vehicle with Loudoun County, go online or bring your valid out-of-state vehicle registration in person, Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. to one of our office locations:
Leesburg Office 1 Harrison St. S.E. 1st FloorLeesburg, VA 20175Ph: 703-777-0260
Sterling Office 21641 Ridgetop Cir. Ste. 100 Sterling, VA 20166
After a vehicle's initial registration, the Commissioner's Office annually mails vehicle personal property filing notices, allowing residents to report corrections, address changes, the sale or disposal of vehicles, or unusually high mileage since these factors may affect the property's valuation or the number of months a vehicle is taxed in the county. Vehicle personal property tax information may be filed online at www.loudoun.gov/efile. The Commissioner requests that all changes be submitted annually by February 1st to assist in establishing accurate assessments for each tax year.
You are not required to file online if you have previously filed on your vehicle and there are no ownership, address or other changes. Please note that taxes are billed to the name in which the vehicle or trailer is registered with DMV.
For further information or assistance, please contact the Commissioner of the Revenue.
Yes. You may register your vehicle with Loudoun County by clicking on one of the links below: