To register or renew a registration in California:
- Visit a local CA DMV office; the nearest are in Rancho Cucamonga and Pomona.
- Present proof of ownership and a smog certificate.
- Provide proof of your ID and car insurance.
- Complete an Application for Title or Registration (Form REG 343).
- Pay the $46 registration fee, $23 CHP fee, title fees, and taxes.