APRIL 14



                The Cherokee Tag Office is located at  

                    120 E. Ballentine Rd, Tahlequah


    Mailing Address: 

    P.O. Box 948

    Tahlequah Ok 74465



    Shipping Address:

    17675 S. Muskogee

    Tahlequah, Ok 74464


    New Office Location:

    16200 E. Skelly Drive

    Tulsa Ok 74116


    General Contact
    tags@cherokee.org (918) 453-5100


    Tag Office

    At-Large Registration

    Proof of residence will not be required for citizens registering “At Large”, but must be a resident of Oklahoma. Citizens will be required to have a Valid Oklahoma drivers license.

    Boat and Motor Registration

    The Cherokee Nation can register and license your personal watercraft. In order to process your application you will need a title, serial number verification, bill of sale, drivers license, tribal citizenship card, proof of residency, lien information and a completed application.

    Commercial Tags

    Commercial trucks include pickups and other vehicles on a truck chassis and weigh less than 15,000 pounds.


    Information contained in Cherokee Nation Tax Commission vehicle/boat/outboard records are confidential under both federal and tribal rules and regulations.

    Downloadable Forms

    PDF versions of the tag office's forms are available here for downloading and storing on your computer or sending to your printer.

    Farm Tags

    Vehicles displaying "farm tags" must meet specific requirements.

    Fee Schedule

    Fee Schedule for the Cherokee Nation Tag Office.


    To record a security interest on a newly purchased vehicle or a vehicle changing ownership, a secured party must complete and submit a CHEROKEE NATION LIEN ENTRY FORM along with the assigned Manufacturer’s Certificate of Origin (new vehicle) or title (used vehicle) and the lien filing fee.


    Check out the merchandise that can be purchased from the Cherokee Nation Tag Office. The Tag Office sells auto shades, t-shirts and a novelty CN citizen license plate.

    Military Service Tags

    The Cherokee Nation holds veterans in high esteem. In recognition of their military service, honorably discharged tribal citizen veterans are eligible for special discounts on Cherokee Nation vehicle tags.

    Motor Vehicle Registration

    Cherokee Nation citizens living within the Cherokee Nation’s 14-county jurisdictional area may now purchase tribal car tags.

    Online Tag Renewal

    Renew your tag here.

    Personalized and Special Tags

    Cherokee Nation citizens can obtain personalized and special license plate for their vehicles through the Cherokee Nation Tax Commission.

    Physically Disabled Registration

    Physically-disabled persons meeting certain requirements may qualify for free or reduced-rate vehicle tags.

    Rules & Regulations

    Motor Vehicle and Boat Motor Rules & Regulations

    Tag Office Locations and Hours

    The Cherokee Nation has tag offices in Tahlequah, Sallisaw, Adair, Collinsville and Jay.