NOTE: Please click here to read an important announcement from the Department of Revenue regarding changes to the temporary operation permits policy.
You could possibly get one if:
A check will be done to determine if the law allows an additional temporary tag/temporary operation permit. If you need further information or do not fall under the category above, contact our office at (615) 741-3101.
NOTE: Temporary Operation Permits CANNOT be issued on salvage vehicles.
Documents necessary to issue the temporary operation permit may be presented to either a participating Tennessee county clerk or directly to the Department of Revenue. Click here to find your county clerk's contact information - please contact your clerk's office directly to ensure they can assist you. Otherwise, you may visit one of the following Department of Revenue offices from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., local time, Monday through Friday:
540 McCallie Ave., Suite 350
Chattanooga, TN 37402
2486 Plus Park Dr., Suite A
Columbia, TN 38402
1100 England Drive, Suite 4A
Cookeville, TN 38501
Lowell Thomas State Office Building
225 Dr. Martin Luther King Dr., Suite 340
Jackson, TN 38301
7175 Strawberry Plains Pike, Suite 300
Knoxville, TN 37914
3150 Appling Road
Bartlett, TN 38133