Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How do I register my vehicle in Vermont?

    To register your vehicle in Vermont, you need to visit your local DMV office with the required documents, including proof of ownership, identification, and insurance. Complete the registration form, pay the registration fee, and receive your license plates and registration sticker.

  2. Can I personalize my Vermont license plate?

    Yes, Vermont offers personalized license plates. You can choose a combination of letters, numbers, or a mix of both, subject to availability and certain guidelines. Additional fees may apply for personalized plates.

  3. How do I renew my Vermont license plates?

    You can renew your Vermont license plates online, by mail, or in person at your local DMV office. Ensure that you have the necessary documents, such as your current registration and proof of insurance. Follow the instructions provided by the DMV to complete the renewal process.

  4. Can I transfer my license plates to another vehicle?

    In Vermont, license plates are typically tied to the vehicle and not transferable. When you sell or dispose of a vehicle, the license plates stay with the vehicle. The new owner will need to register the vehicle and obtain new license plates.

  5. What should I do if my license plates are lost or stolen?

    If your license plates are lost or stolen, report the incident to the police and obtain a copy of the police report. Then, contact the Vermont DMV to request replacement plates. You may need to complete a form and pay a fee for the replacement.

  6. Are front license plates required in Vermont?

    Yes, front license plates are required in Vermont. All registered vehicles must display a license plate on the front and rear of the vehicle. Failure to comply with this requirement may result in penalties or fines.