What is Vehicle Registration?
Vehicle registration is the registration of a vehicle with a government authority. The purpose is to establish clear ownership and to tax motorists or vehicle owners.
While almost all vehicles are uniquely identified by a vehicle identification number only registered vehicles display a vehicle registration plate and carry a vehicle registration certificate.
If you have recently acquired a vehicle or moved to a new state, then you must get your vehicle registered. Some states require that a vehicle is registered on a recurring (ie annual) basis.
To learn what specific requirements your state has to register a vehicle, visit your sites official motor vehicle web site. Searching for vehicle registration on the state’s web site will generally provide a link to all of the information you need to register your vehicle. Generally paperwork must be completed and fees paid to get your vehicle registered. Do not forget to look at your receipt to see what portion of vehicle registration fees can be used for a tax deduction!