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View Senior Exemptions

You may qualify for a Senior Exemption if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • You are 65 years of age.
  • Your vehicle is 10 model years old or older. For 2018, this includes all 2008 and older model year vehicles.
  • You do not drive the vehicle over 5,000 miles per year. The vehicle’s odometer must be in working condition.
  • You are the primary registered vehicle owner (your name is the first listed on the vehicle title/registration).

Please read the instructions below before applying for a Senior Exemption.

Applying for a Senior Exemption

Senior Exemption Applications may be submitted electronically by clicking here. Another option is to print the required forms.  You may complete them and submit the forms in-person at any GCAF Customer Service Center or select metro Atlanta tag offices.

A proxy may submit the completed Senior Exemption Application and necessary documentation for eligible seniors, however if submitting by proxy, the application must be completed and signed by the proxy. The proxy must also submit a copy of his or her driver’s license.

Required Documentation

GCAF only accepts documentation in English; documents in other languages will not be accepted. Additional information may be required in order to process the Senior Exemption.

The following documentation must be submitted when applying for a Senior Exemption:

  • A completed Senior Exemption Application.
  • Scanned copies of the following:
    • Proof of age. Examples include a copy of your driver’s license, passport or birth certificate.
    • Proof of ownership of the vehicle (in the form of a copy of the vehicle’s Georgia registration or renewal notice (current or from last year), or the vehicle’s Georgia title).


Please allow three (3) business days for processing applications. Applications are processed in the order in which they are received. The applicant will receive a confirmation number for an online submittal to acknowledge a successful transmission. Please use this number when referring to your application. The applicant will be contacted once the exemption is processed. NOTE: If the applicant fails to upload the correct documentation, they will be contacted. In this case, when the correct documentation is received, the processing time resets to the times outlined above.