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Registering a Camper Trailer

Online Trailer Registration Renewal

How to Register a Dealer Purchased Camper Trailer:

  1. Pay excise tax to your town office. Excise tax is a municipal tax. Please contact your local municipal office for additional information.
  2. Documents Needed:
    1. Your bill of sale
    2. Blue title application (if over 3,000 lbs. net weight and is a model year 1995 or newer)
  3. If your municipality does not participate in our registration program, you will need to visit a BMV branch office with the documents listed above. Please contact your local municipal office to find out if they participate in our registration program.
  4. Pay the registration fee. Camper trailers may only be registered for one year.
  5. Vanity plates are available for an additional annual fee of $25.00. You may check the availability of a vanity plate online.

How to Register a Private Sale Purchased Camper Trailer:

  1. Pay excise tax to your town office. Excise tax is a municipal tax. Please contact your local municipal office for additional information.
  2. Documents Needed:
    1. Signed bill of sale
    2. Title signed over to new owner (if camper is over 3,000 lbs. net weight and is a model year 1995 or newer).
  3. If your municipality does not participate in our registration program, you will need to visit a BMV branch office with the documents listed above. Please contact your local municipal office to find out if they participate in our registration program.
  4. Pay sales tax (5.5% of the purchase price).
  5. Pay the registration fee. Camper trailers may only be registered for one year.
  6. Vanity plates are available for an additional annual fee of $25.00. You may check the availability of a vanity plate online.

How to Renew a Camper Trailer Registration:

Note: If your town participates in Rapid Renewal, the online registration renewal service, you may be able to process your entire renewal online. Please visit the Rapid Renewal web site for additional information. If your town does not participate, you will need to proceed to your town office and follow the steps below to renew your vehicle registration.

  1. Pay excise tax at your town office. Excise tax is a municipal tax. Please contact your local municipal office for additional information.
  2. If your municipality does not participate in our registration program, you will need to visit a BMV branch office with the documents listed above. Please contact your local municipal office to find out if they participate in our registration program.
  3. Pay the appropriate registration fees.
  4. Vanity plates are available at any BMV branch office on selected plate types for an additional annual fee of $25.00. You may check the availability and order a vanity plate online.

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