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Intransit Plates/Permits

An Intransit plate is available to legally move a newly purchased vehicle prior to obtaining a new registration and is only valid for travel to the destination that is listed on the application.


The intrastate in-transit plate is valid for ten (10) days and is valid for moving from point A in Vermont to point B in Vermont. Intrastate in-transit plates are only available to Vermont Residents.


The interstate in-transit plate is valid for thirty (30) days and is valid for moving from point A in Vermont to point B in another state. Interstate in-transit plates are only available in person at DMV locations.

Intransit Plates can not be renewed, nor can another permit be issued for the vehicle.

Apply Online

Ordering online is fast, easy, and secure. A Vermont License is required to obtain online.

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Apply In Person

Complete and submit an Intransit Plate/Permit application (form #VD-032) and pay the appropriate fee. The applicant for the Intransit Plate must show a bill of sale and (if applicable) a properly assigned title to prove the vehicle was purchased in Vermont. Note: The title does not have to be a Vermont title.

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Intransit Plate/Permit Application
To apply for plate and permit to transport newly purchased vehicles within VT or for transporting from VT to another state.


How Can I Apply for a Temporary Registration & Plate?

You can apply for a 60-day temporary registration/plate that you can display on your vehicle until you are able to come into a DMV office to complete your full registration. Click the ‘Apply for a Temporary Registration & Plate’ link under the Vehicle Registration section. You should review the information on the Getting Started section and will need to acknowledge that you are not a robot before continuing to the next screen.

Enter your Vermont driver’s license/permit/ID number, as well as the Document Discriminator number available on your physical card. Then enter your last name, the vehicle type for the vehicle you are applying for, and the VIN. Click ‘Next’ to progress to the section where you can verify the year, make, model, and color of the vehicle. Click ‘Next’ to fill out details about you as a customer, including your email and street addresses.

The next sections allow you to verify the fees, declare your certifications, and review a summary of the application. Click ‘Submit’ to process the request and progress to payment.