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Registration, Renew

Renew Online

Renewing online is fast, easy, and secure. You can renew most types of vehicles including cars, trucks, trailers, motorcycles, snowmobiles, ATVs, and more. Upon completion, you will receive a temporary registration that is valid for ten days. A permanent registration and sticker will be mailed to you.

Renew Online

Renew by Phone

What you'll need to renew by phone:

  • Your Vermont Driver's License number
  • Your credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover)

Renew by phone at 866 259-5368

Renew by Mail

What you'll need to renew by mail:

  • Your signed registration renewal notice 
  • A check or money order for the amount indicated on the renewal notice
  • Mail renewal using the included envelope (DMV, PO Box 1308, Williston Vermont 05495-1308). Note this address is only for renewals using the renewal notice mailed to you. Using this address for any other transactions will delay processing.

NOTE: If the renewal notice is missing see below.

You will receive your permanent registration and sticker in about ten business days.

Renew in Person

Please note that office hours, services, and accepted payment methods differ by location.

What you'll need to renew in person:

  • Your signed registration renewal notice
  • Payment for the amount indicated on the renewal notice

Other situations

No Renewal Notice

If you lost your renewal notice or never received one, you may renew in person or by mail. You must complete a Registration Form and pay the appropriate fees.

Registration Expires in a Future Month

Registrations can only be renewed during the month of expiry or later if applying online or by mail.
(For example, you may not renew a registration expiring in October during September.)

Registrations may be renewed up to 60 days in advance in person at a DMV office.

Trucks Weighing 55,000 Pounds or More

Vehicles registered at 55,000 lbs. or more (including agricultural) are required by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to pay a Heavy Vehicle Use Tax (HVUT). All Applications must be accompanied by proof of payment and must be processed in the Montpelier office.

Acceptable Proof is:
  • Receipted IRS 2290, Schedule 1 (or copy), or
  • Form 2290 with Schedule 1 attached and a copy of both sides of the canceled check, or
  • HVUT IRS Form 2290 with payment attached.
Proof of Payment Not Required If:
  • The tax has already been paid for the taxable period, or
  • The vehicle is exempted by the IRS, or
  • The vehicle was acquired within 60 DAYS and has not been registered to anyone during the taxable period.

Download the PDF form to your computer and then open it with Adobe Reader

Title Sort descending ID# Description
Registration/Tax/Title Application
To apply for registration and title (if applicable). Used for new transactions, transfers, renewals, title-only transactions, adding or deleting an owner, lease buyouts, and IRP transactions.


Can I change the month my registration expires?

Yes. At the next renewal, we can prorate the fees and renew for a minimum of 12 months and a maximum of 24 months, allowing you to select the month it will be due in future years.

Call us for the correct fees and renew by mail, or visit any location up to 2 months before the registration expiration month.

Is there a grace period for renewing a Registration?