Vehicle License Tax

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Payment of a local vehicle license tax is required if you are a resident of the Town of Blacksburg and you own a vehicle.

Tax Rates

Vehicle Type




Truck over 10,000 lbs (one year decals only)
Gross Weight
10,000 - 25,000


25,001 - 40,000


40,001 - 55,000


55,001 - 70,000


70,001 - 80,000




For Hire (4000 lbs or less)


For Hire (over 4000 lbs)


Cash, Check, Visa, Master Card, and Hokie Passport accepted.


If you are moving to another locality, then you will be eligible for a prorated refund if

1. You make a statement that the vehicle will no longer be garaged in town, and
2. You provide a mailing address for the refund, and the reason why.

Mail the statement to: 

Financial Services
PO Box 90003
Blacksburg, VA 24062-9003

Download the Local Vehicle Tax License Refund Form (16.8kb pdf)



The following information is required for the registration form:
1. Name
2. Address
3. Vehicle make and year
4. License plate number
5. Vehicle identification number (VIN)
6. Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW)

Decals can be purchased at the cashier window on the second floor of the Municipal Building at 300 S. Main St.

For more information, call 540-443-1050.

Pay the vehicle license tax online using a Visa or MasterCard

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