County Clerk

Emissions testing requirements have been eliminated as of January 14, 2022. 

Marriage licenses ---  Please fill out the marriage license application online prior to coming into the office. https://secure.tncountyclerk.com/marriageform/marriageform.php (You will need to select Williamson County.)

Motor Vehicle Renewal Options


By Mail:
Williamson County Clerk
  P.O. Box 624
   Franklin, TN 37065

Online: https://secure.tncountyclerk.com/index.php You will need to click on the tab marked Williamson County.

Kiosks: Renewal Kiosks are available at the following Rec Centers; Brentwood, Fairview, Franklin, Nolensville and Longview and the lobby of The Administrative Office Complex (AOC) . Please check with centers regarding their hours of operation.

  Any renewal past 90 days must be done in the office or by mail.

* The health of Williamson County citizens is a primary concern of Williamson County Government and the County Clerk’s Office. In accordance with the recommendation from the CDC to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 Virus, the County Clerk’s Office will only be permitting ten (10) individuals to enter the County Clerk’s office at one time.

* Individuals waiting for entry are encouraged to adhere to the recommended 6-foot social distancing rule.


Responsibilities & Services

The Williamson County Clerk is a Tennessee constitutionally elected official who serves the residents of Williamson County for a four-year term. The County Clerk has many important functions, such as:

·        County Commission Meeting Duties

o   Prepare Commission Meeting packets

o   Advertise and send required notices for Meetings and Resolutions

o   Record and Maintain County Commission meeting minutes

·        Issue New County Business Licenses

·        Collect Hotel/Motel and Short Term Rental Property Taxes

·        Collect Cable/Franchise Taxes

·        Beer Board Duties

o   Advertise and send required notices for Meetings and Resolutions

o   Record and Maintain Beer Board meeting minutes

o   Issue county beer permits

·        Collect Beer Tax

·        Issue and Maintain Marriage Licenses

·        Maintain Records of various Utility Districts throughout the county

·        Notaries

·        Making required Records available to the public

o   County Commission Meeting Packets and Minutes

o   Beer Board Meeting Minutes

o   Marriage Licenses

o   Utility Information

o   Non-Profit Organization Audits

o   Notaries

·        Process Motor Vehicle Titles and Registrations

*All Motor Vehicle Registrations are subject to the Rules and Regulations of the TN Department of Revenue

o   Title and Register vehicles purchased from dealerships and individuals

o   Register vehicles for New Residents or Those Relocating to Williamson County

o   Collect applicable Sales Tax

·        Issue Duplicate Titles

·        Renew Motor Vehicle Licenses

o   In Office

o   Online – https://secure.tncountyclerk.com/platerenewals/platerenewals.php

o   By Mail

o   Kiosks – Brentwood, Fairview, Franklin, Nolensville & Spring Hill

·        Initial Registration of Boats and Personal Watercrafts

o   Register watercraft purchased from dealerships and individuals

o   Register watercraft for New Residents or Those Relocating to Williamson County

o   Collect applicable Sales Tax

·        Issue Handicap License Plates and Placards

·        Renew Handicap License Plates and Placards

o   In Office

o   By Mail

o   Online - https://secure.tncountyclerk.com/placards/index.php