Madison County License Department

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May 4, 2020: State of Alabama Department of Revenue Order of the Commissioner extending vehicle registrations until June 19, 2020. 

Please read the following news release issued by Governor Ivey pertaining to the STAR ID requirements and implementation date. Check your current license’s expiration and make an appointment at this link  to receive the STAR ID. You can renew your current license 180 days prior to expiration date stated on your license, outside that time frame you will be required to obtain a replacement license.  For more information, please visit this webpage for more information.

Mark Craig, License Director August 2019 (2)


I want to begin by saying what an honor it is to serve the people of Madison County as License Director. Since taking office in 2001, being elected in 2002, 2008, and re-elected in 2014, we have made many valuable improvements and upgrades to our offices and our daily operations. We have added additional satellite offices, as well as 20 additional employees over the past 13½ years. With your comments and suggestions, we can continue working together to improve the services that we provide to better serve all the citizens of Madison County. 

The License Department has designed this website to provide the citizens of Madison County with information on tag renewals, titles, business license, driver's license, hunting and fishing licenses, boats, and handicap procedures. It is our goal to provide you with the most up-to-date and accurate information to make your experience, whether in person, by phone, or online, to be as pleasant and efficient as possible.

You may download the most requested and most commonly used forms from this website as well as answer the many questions involved with licensing. You may also find forms at

Our goal in the Madison County License Department is to provide you with the utmost service and customer satisfaction. If you are unable to find the answer to your questions, please feel free to e-mail me or contact me at the office. I look forward to hearing from you and discussing your comments.

Thanks for stopping by our website.

Mark Craig, License Director

Phone: 256-532-3310 



Mark was born in Madison County and graduated from New Hope High School. After high school, Mark attended the University of Alabama, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Commerce and Business Administration with a major in Accounting. Mark is the son of Jerry Craig, former Madison County Commissioner, and Marion “Little Bit” Jones. Mark has one sister, Lynn Parker, a third grade teacher at Owens Cross Roads School, and one nephew, Brady Lynn Parker. Mark is married to Lakely Felten. They have two children, Bridges and Benton.

Before becoming License Director, Mark was an Accountant in the Tax Collector's office, where he worked for Tommy Ragland and Lynda Hall. Mark's political aspirations and desires started at an early age where he has campaigned for 18 years on his father's campaigns and served as Campaign Coordinator on his last bid for re-election. Mark has attended numerous schools and classes dealing with the Association of Tax Administrators and Laws. 

During Mr. Craig's term, his priorities are and will be to continue an open door policy, accountability, equality, and providing the very best services to the people of Madison County.

Civic and Government Activities

  • Past-President, Association of Alabama Tax Administrators
  • Past-President, Alabama Constitution Village/Early Works Museum, Historic Huntsville Board of Directors
  • Chairman, Whistle Stop Festival
  • Member, Northern Masonic Lodge #278
  • Member, Huntsville Elks Lodge 1648
  • Graduate, Leadership Connect Class 2
  • Graduate, FBI Citizens Academy
  • Member, First United Methodist Church
  • Board Member - Mayfair Park International League