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Vehicle Registrations

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The links on this page are intended to help you gain information on some common
registration processes and highlights new plates and programs.

If you do not find your answers here, please contact us at our main office in Augusta or any one of our thirteen conveniently located branch offices.

Passenger vehicles are registered annually on a staggered basis. Generally, registrations expire one year from the month issued. In most cases, payment of municipal excise tax is a prerequisite to registration. 

Registering Information

Passenger Vehicles (Dealer Purchase)

Passenger Vehicles (Private Sale)

Passenger Vehicles (Registration Renewal)

Passenger Vehicles (Converting an Out-of-State Registration)

Motorcycles (Dealer Purchase)

Motorcycles (Private Sale)

Motorcycles (Registration Renewal)

Motor Homes (Dealer Purchase)

Motor Homes (Private Sale)

Motor Homes (Registration Renewal)

Antique Automobiles and Motorcycles (Registration Information)


Canceling or Reactivating a Registration

Commonly Asked Questions Regarding Registration and Operation of Farm Vehicles

Motorcycle Registration Information effective 03/01/2012

Plates of Interest
Gold Star Family Registration Plate

Lobster Commercial Specialty Plate

Black Bear Specialty Plates

Lobster Specialty Plates

Conservation Plates

Maine Agriculture Specialty Plate

Disability Special Veteran Plate

Support Your Troops Specialty Plate

Available Veteran Plates

Maine Sportsman Specialty Plate

Wabanaki Specialty Plates

Breast Cancer Plate

Autocycle License Plate

Disabled Veteran Parking Plate

Support Animal Welfare Specialty Plate

University of Maine System Plates

Additional Information

Motorized Scooters, Mopeds & Bicycles

Registration Fees
Special Programs

Veterans Commemorative Decal Program

Disability Parking Placard Application (.pdf)

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Disability Plates, Placards and Parking

You may contact the BMV Registration Section with questions or comments at: (207) 624-9000 ext. 52149 or by Email: