308-96A-275 - Assignment of fleet registration expiration

308-96A-275. Assignment of fleet registration expiration

(1) When do fleet vehicle registrations expire? Fleet vehicle registrations expire December 31 annually.

(2) How does the department adjust registration fees to assign a December 31 registration expiration date for a fleet vehicle?

(a) When you add an unlicensed vehicle to your fleet, you will be charged for the number of months from the date of the current registration month to December 31st. The fees are abated to correspond with the number of months of registration purchased. For example:

(i) If you add a vehicle to your new or existing fleet between October 1 and December 30 of the current year, you will be required to purchase more than twelve months of registration to obtain a December 31 vehicle registration expiration date for the following December 31;

(ii) If you add a vehicle to your new or existing fleet between February 1 and September 30, you will be required to purchase less than twelve months of registration to obtain a December 31 vehicle registration expiration date for the current year;

(iii) If you add a vehicle to your new or existing fleet between December 31 and January 31, you will be required to purchase twelve months of registration to obtain a vehicle registration expiration date for the next year.

(b) When you add a currently registered vehicle to your new or existing fleet, the number of months registration fees abated from the date of current registration expiration to December 31, as applied in (a) of this subsection not to exceed eighteen months;

(c) The department will charge a full month's fees for any partial month.

Statutory Authority: RCW 46.01.110 and 46.01.100. 02-11-079, § 308-96A-275, filed 5/14/02, effective 6/14/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.01.110, 46.01.100 and 46.16.060. 99-19-026, § 308-96A-275, filed 9/8/99, effective 10/9/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.01.110. 92-15-025, § 308-96A-275, filed 7/6/92, effective 8/6/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.17.060, 46.01.060, 46.16.070 and 46.16.135. 92-02-100, § 308-96A-275, filed 1/2/92, effective 2/2/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.16.135, 46.16.225, 46.16.490 and 46.01.110. 86-10-040 (Order TL/RG 24), § 308-96A-275, filed 5/5/86; Order MV-355, § 308-96A-275, filed 5/10/76.

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