Government, Oregon, Transportation

Statewide vehicle title, registration fees to increase by three percent January 1

The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) announced a “historic transportation investment” that beginning January 1, 2022 increases by 3 percent fees for renewing vehicle license plates, getting new trip permits, and applying for vehicle titles.

The 3 percent increase is the third of four scheduled fee changes -- the final increase is set for Jan. 2024 -- stemming from House Bill 2017, the transportation investment bill known as “Keep Oregon Moving,” passed by the Oregon Legislature four years ago.

An ODOT press release says, “Residents across the state are already seeing improvements funded by these fees. This includes hundreds of millions in improved city streets, updated sidewalks and bicycle routes . . .

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