New Registration

Purchased from a Vermont dealer

As a rule, the dealer takes care of all of the requirements.

 

Purchased from an out-of-state dealer

You need to submit the following documents obtained from the dealer:

  • Manufacturer's Certificate of Origin (MCO) or Title
  • Bill of Sale & Odometer Disclosure Statement

Complete a Vermont Registration, Tax, and Title application(VD-119) and submit it (together with the above documentation and the appropriate fees) to the Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles. Specific information about fees and supporting documents can be found in the Vermont Registration, Tax, and Title application instructions (VD-119i).

 

Purchased in a private sale

You need to submit the following documents obtained from the person you purchased the vehicle from (the previous owner):

  • Properly assigned title
    • Proper assignment requires all the owners listed on the title to sign as sellers in the assignment of ownership section on the back of the title and the new owner’s name must be entered on the “transferred to” line. Any liens listed on the title must be released.
  • VIN Verification if the title is not a Vermont title or the title is branded Salvage
  • Bill of Sale & Odometer Disclosure Statement

Complete a Vermont Registration, Tax, and Title application(VD-119) and submit it (together with the above documentation and the appropriate fees) to the Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles. Specific information about fees and supporting documents can be found in the Vermont Registration, Tax, and Title application instructions(VD-119i).

 

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