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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.

May I transfer my plates immediately?

I sold (traded in, gave away) my old vehicle and have a new (used) vehicle I want to use the plates on. Can I put the plates on the new vehicle immediately?

Upon the transfer of ownership of a registered vehicle, the transferor shall immediately remove the plates from the old vehicle and may attach the plates to another unregistered vehicle owned by him or her and the owner or operator provided he or she has, within 24 hours of the transfer, made application, for transfer of the plates. See 23 V.S.A. § 321 for more detail.

Transfer Ownership

To transfer your Vermont registration from one vehicle (car, motorhome, jitney, motorbus, motorcycle, trailer, or truck) to another you must do the following:

Renewals, Transfers & Upgrades

All CDL transactions must be processed in person.

About one month before your Commercial Driver License (CDL) expires you should receive a renewal notice in the mail if we have your most current mailing address. Answer all the questions on the notice, sign it, and bring it to the Customer Services Office closest to you for processing along with the renewal fee. 

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FAQs

May I transfer my plates immediately?

Upon the transfer of ownership of a registered vehicle, the transferor shall immediately remove the plates from the old vehicle and may attach the plates to another unregistered vehicle owned by him or her and the owner or operator provided he or she has, within 24 hours of the transfer, made application, for transfer of the plates. See 23 V.S.A. § 321 for more detail.