Aircraft Registration Services

Registration Renewal

Renew Your Aircraft Registration Online

It's fast, convenient and secure. Check your renewal notice or current registration to find your due date.

A renewal registration notice of assessment is sent annually in December.

Certificate and Decal

A registration certificate and license decal will be issued upon full payment of the initial registration fee, appropriate license tax and any penalty due. A license decal, valid for the calendar year, is issued with the registration certificate.

New Aircraft Entrants into Arizona

Initial registration must be accomplished within 60 days of purchase or lease of an aircraft or within 60 days after the aircraft is brought into the state.

Nonresident Registration

Nonresident owners whose aircraft are based in the state for more than 90 days in the calendar year must register the aircraft with the Motor Vehicle Division Aircraft Registration Unit. The 90 days is total time in the state and need not be consecutive.

Aircraft Exemption

To claim exempt, nonresident, maintenance, salvage or stored-aircraft tax status, an owner must complete an Aircraft Exemption Affidavit and file it with the Motor Vehicle Division on or before the last day of February or, if it is a new registration in the state, within 60 days of purchase or entry into Arizona.

Sold Notice

When you sell your aircraft or otherwise transfer ownership, or end your lease, you should submit the  Aircraft Sold Notice to MVD.  This notice is your protection from liability for various situations that may occur after the sale.