To apply for registration and new plates please
follow the numbered steps below. Print each completed form for submission.
- Vehicle Registration Application
Please click on the link below and complete Form MV-82 NYS DMV Vehicle
Registration/Title Application. After the form is
completed, print the form and return
to this page for further instructions.
- Title or Manufacturer’s Certificate of Origin
- You must submit an original title or original certificate of origin.
- Both the seller and purchaser must sign the back of the title.
When purchasing a new vehicle, the selling dealer must complete the back of the
Manufacturer's Certificate of Origin.
If the vehicle is used, you need a title
(1973 or newer) or Transferable Registration (Prior to 1973)
- Proof of Insurance Coverage
Send a New York State Insurance Identification Card (FS20) with scanable bar code.
The name of the policy holder must match the registrant’s identification exactly.
The policy must be in effect on the day the vehicle is registered or within 45 days
from the effective date. If new plates are being issued, the insurance card cannot
read “Replacement Vehicle”. Note: the MV-82 must include the prior plate number if
the vehicle plate is being transferred.
- Proof of Identity/Corporation
You must submit proof of identity to obtain a registration for an individual.
Send a copy of the registrant’s New York State Driver’s License (6 Points) or click
on the link below to see other acceptable Proof of Identity (6 Points is Required).
Proof of corporation is required if the registrant is not an individual.
A certified copy of a Certificate of Incorporation, prior registration,
or Title reflecting the name as it will appear on the registration is required.
- Calculate the Registration Fee
In order to calculate the registration fees, please click the
- Payment and Mailing Information
Use this form to generate a cover sheet for your registration
paperwork. Choose where the title will be mailed to and your
method of payment.
- Send Your Paperwork for Processing Using the Checklist from Step 7