Purchased Outside of U.S.

Note: No credit for taxes paid to other countries (only U.S. States and Canadian Jurisdictions)

New Vehicle (never registered)

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

  • Manufacturer's Certificate of Origin (MCO) 
  • Bill of Sale & Odometer Disclosure Statement (VT-005)

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).

New Vehicle (registered)

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

  • Ownership document issued by the jurisdiction where the vehicle was registered
  • Import paperwork certifying vehicle meets US emission requirements
  • Odometer Disclosure Statement (VT-005)

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).

Used Vehicle (not registered)

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

  • Import paperwork certifying vehicle meets US emission requirements
  • VIN Verification
  • Bill of Sale & Odometer Disclosure Statement (VT-005)

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).

Used Vehicle (registered)

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

  • Ownership document issued by the jurisdiction where the vehicle was registered
  • Import paperwork certifying vehicle meets US emission requirements
  • VIN Verification
  • Odometer Disclosure Statement (VT-005)

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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