Vermont allows legally registered ATVs & snowmobiles to operate in the state of Vermont with a valid out-of-state registration.
If you are registering your ATV (whether purchased in Vermont or out-of-state) for the first time in Vermont you must complete the entire Vermont Registration, Tax and Title application(VD-119) and comply with all requirements indicated on the application.
The instructions for completion of the Vermont Motor Vehicle Registration, Tax and Title application will provide you with important details concerning these requirements (VD-119i)
Registration plates are assigned and mailed to you unless you indicate otherwise.
Recreational trails give Vermonters and tourists unique access to our beautiful state. Many of the recreational trail systems in Vermont rely on the public use of private land. Each trail is unique and it’s important for recreational users to be aware of the different methods landowners may use to control access to their property. Here are some terms and tips land users and property owners should follow to make recreational trails safe for all:
Vermont titles vehicles (including Motorboats, ATVs, and snowmobiles) that are 15 years old or newer based on the calendar year. For example: from January 1, 2021, through December 31, 2021, Vermont will title vehicles with the model year 2007 or newer.
Find the requirements for transferring registration of ATVs, motorboats, and snowmobiles here. Use the links below to jump to the section you need:
To transfer of your Vermont registration from one ATV to another:
Detailed explanations of DMV Administrative Rules