Driver’s License

A Georgia driver’s license should be secured within 30 days of establishing residency in the state. A written exam and vision test are required for persons having a valid out of state license.

Athens DMV Office

1505 U.S. Highway 29 N
Athens, GA 30601

Phone: 706-552-4427

Gainesville DMV Office

1010 Aviation Boulevard
Gainesville, GA 30501

Phone: 770-532-5308

Automobile Registration

Newcomers from a county within Georgia need to file an address correction. Out-of-state newcomers have 30 days after establishing residency to purchase a new tag.

Jackson County Tax Commissioners Office

67 Athens Street
Jefferson, GA 30549

Phone: 706-367-6323

Tax Commissioner Page

Voter’s Registration

The Registrar’s Office for Jackson County is located at the administration facility in downtown Jefferson. They can assist you with getting registered to vote and where your local voting precincts are.

Voter’s Registration Office

67 Athens Street
Jefferson, GA 30549
Voter's Registration Office Page
Phone: 706-367-6377