Golf Cart Registration

In Arizona, golf carts are eligible to be registered for highway use. A golf cart is defined by Arizona MVD as:

A golf cart is exempt from registration when it is used in the operation of a golf course, or incidentally operated or moved on a highway. Typically, a golf cart is only issued a title unless it has been modified (and registered) for highway use.

Golf carts which are modified for highway use, meaning they meet the requirements below, are eligible to be titled and registered. For an initial title transaction, Highway Use Certificate (form # 96-0371) must be completed. Arizona MVD requires the following to qualify: Arizona Golf Cart Title & Registration


Must have the following safety equipment:


Additional Requirements:


Golf Carts & OHV Decals

Arizona Off-Road Golf Cart Title & Registration

Golf carts that are not designed to be used off-road are not eligible for an OHV decal. Arizona MVD distinguishes between the two, using the following criteria... Golf carts that are not manufactured or modified primariy for travel over unimproved terrain are not eligible for an OHV decal. Golf carts that have been designed by the manufacturter for travel over unimproved terrain and golf carts that have been modified primarily for travel over unimproved terrain may qualify for an OHV decal.


If a golf cart is modified primarily for travel over unimproved terrain by the customer, receipts must be submitted for the items purchased that would clearly show the golf cart was modified for use on unimproved terrain. These items may include, but are not limited to:

For more information, or if you have specific questions about titling or registering your golf cart, please contact us. We'll be more than happy to assist you.