County Facility Fee: $5.00 per in-office transaction
State: $10.00 per title
Autos less than 4500 lbs: $42.25
Autos over 4500 lbs: $52.25
12M Trucks: $52.25
2,000-8,000 lbs. $47.25
8,001-12,000 lbs. $57.25
12001 lbs. and over $67.25
a. If the empty weight of the trailer and the load combined is less than 2,000 lbs. registration is optional. Our Office recommends registering and titling trailers at initial purchase time for proof of ownership. If a farm trailer hauling the farmer's own product has a load of less than 6,000 lbs. registration is optional. For fees on trucks with gross weight of over 16,000 lbs. call the Butler County Motor Vehicle Office at 316-322-4200.
b. Property tax is paid at the time of registration/title application and is determined by the State of Kansas. The exceptions are heavy trucks, non-recreational trailers, and mopeds, whose taxes are determined by the County Appraiser's Office.
c. Reflectorized standard plate fee is $0.50
d. Sales tax will be collected on the Motor Vehicle Office if the vehicle is purchased from an individual, purchased out of state, or if the sales tax paid to a dealer was less than the sales tax rate where the vehicle will be registered.
e. The fee to add an additional owner on a title is $20.50 plus the difference in the property tax.
f. Lien holder fee is $1.50
g. Plate transfer fee: $1.50