290 and Arson Registrations are done by appointment only. You can schedule an appointment either in person or by calling 707-543-3600.
290 appointments are set up by scheduling an appointment at 543-3595. If you are a Transient in the Santa Rosa city limits, you are required by law to register every 30 days. If you need to schedule an annual appointment, your appointment must be within 5 days before or after your birthday in order to be in compliance.
Appointments are scheduled every 30 minutes starting at 10:00am and ending at 1:30pm. You will check in with the Front Counter staff at the time of your appointment.
If you miss your appointment, it is your responsibility to call and reschedule to maintain compliance of California State Law.
If you have any changes, such as an update to your vehicle, employment or phone numbers, please call 543-3595 to update your information over the phone. These changes do not require and in-person appointment. If you have a change to your residential address (i.e. you have moved into or out of the Santa Rosa City Limits, within the City Limits or have changed your status to/from Transient, you must schedule an in-person appointment at 543-3595.
Each registration lasts approximately 30 minutes, so please allow enough time for us to fill out the necessary paperwork and for fingerprints to be taken.