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Cherokee Nation
17675 S. Muscogee Ave.
P.O. Box 948
Tahlequah, OK 74465
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Cherokee Nation Tag Office

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


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.


The information contained in the Cherokee Nation Tax Commission vehicle/boat/outboard records is 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 Manufacturers 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 Nations 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 a 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.