How to Get a Car Registration

How to Get a Car Registration

How to Get a Car Registration. Driving without a car registration is against
the law. If you get a new car, the final step toward
making it legal is to register it. You will need DMV or Secretary of State office
Title Proof of insurance Sales contract Bill of sale or affidavit Emissions test results
and taxes. Step 1. Check with your state’s DMV or Secretary of
State office to learn the specific requirements for registering a vehicle in your state. Do not attempt to obtain a car registration
if your driver’s license has been suspended or revoked. Step 2. Locate a copy of the sales contract or bill
of sale, or, if your state requires it, an affidavit confirming the purchase price, a
description of the vehicle, the vehicle’s VIN number, names of the seller and buyer,
date or purchase, and odometer reading. Be sure you have full insurance coverage — including
collision coverage, on the vehicle if there is a lien against it. This will probably be a requirement for registering
the vehicle in your state. Step 3. Have evidence that the vehicle has passed
an auto emissions test and operational testing, as required by your state. Step 4. Take the required documents to your vehicle
registration office. Pay the taxes, license plate or sticker fees,
and any fees associated with transferring the vehicle to your name. The car will finally be legally registered
in your name. Did you know A wind-powered car was invented
in 1335.

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