Register a Car

Rapid Renewal Online Vehicle Registration Renewals

The Town Hall stops processing new/first time car registrations fifteen minutes prior to closing.

New Car

If you have purchased a new car from an out-of-state dealer or Maine dealer:

  • Bill of Sale
  • Old registration from your vehicle traded or sold (for credit, if applicable)
  • Proof of Insurance for new vehicle
  • Title/Certificate of Origin or blue Title Application
  • The window sticker or the Monroney Label for the MSRP (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price)

Used Car

If you have purchased a used car from an out-of-state dealer or Maine dealer:

  • Bill of Sale
  • Old registration from your vehicle traded or sold (for credit, if applicable)
  • Proof of Insurance for new vehicle
  • Title/Certificate of Origin or blue Title Application

Private Sale

If you have purchased a new or used (1995 or newer model) car from a private party (in Maine or out-of-state):

  • Bill of Sale
  • Old registration from your vehicle traded or sold (for credit, if applicable)
  • Proof of Insurance
  • Title

If the car is older than 1995, a title is not required to register in Maine. Note: Original signatures of the purchaser are required to complete a new car registration.

Moving From Out-of-State

If you have moved here from out-of-state:

  • Out-of-state registration
  • Proof of Insurance
  • Title, if 1995 or newer or name and address of lienholder if still making payments

Re-Registration

What do I need to bring to re-register my car?

  • Current mileage
  • Current registration
  • Proof of Insurance

You can re-register your car in person or send an agent with the appropriate documents/information.