Vehicle Registration

New Registrations

Motor Vehicles

If you purchased from a Licensed Dealer, please bring the following:

  • It is MANDATORY that you have the Window sticker (Monroney Label) on all New vehicles.  This became law on September 19, 1997.
  • Bill of Sale (the bill of sale must include date of purchase, VIN #, Make,  Model, Year, Mileage, purchasers and sellers signatures and addresses).
  • If a Lease, Lease Agreement paperwork.
  • Blue Copy of the "Title Application".  Make sure it is a "Maine" Title Application.
  • If you are going to use plates that were on another vehicle, in your name, please bring the registration form for those plates.
  • Proof of Insurance
  • Current Mileage.

Purchased from a Private Sale:

  • If a vehicle is a 1995 or newer, you will need the previous owner's Title. (make sure all owners indicated on the front of the Title have signed the back as sellers).
  • If the vehicle is a 1995, and you purchased the vehicle from New Hampshire, you will  need the previous owners registration and a Bill of Sale.
  • Bill of Sale (the bill of sale must include date of purchase, VIN #, Make,  Model, Year, Mileage, purchasers and sellers signatures and addresses).
  • If you are going to use plates that were on another vehicle, in your name, please bring the Registration Form for those plates.
  • Proof of Insurance.
  • Current Mileage.

Trailers

  • (Utility, Snowmobile, Boat, etc.)
  • Non-excise trailers can be registered at the Town Office for either one or two years.  Fees are determined by the weight of the trailer.

Purchased from a Licensed Dealer
you will need:

  • If the trailer weight is 3,000 lbs. or more and it is a 1995 or newer trailer, you will need the Title, Title Application or Certificate of Origin.

Purchased from a Private Sale

  • Bill of Sale - (including date of purchase, type of trailer, color, axles, serial #, trailer weight and purchasers and sellers signature(s)).
  • If trailer weight is 3,000 lbs. or more and it is a 1995 or newer trailer, you will need the Title from the previous owner.

 


 All Vehicles 1995 and newer will always be titled in the State of Maine.

All Berwick Residents can completely register their vehicles and trailers at the Town Office, providing they don't have to file an SR 22 or they are under suspension.
If you have to file an SR 22 or your Registration is under suspension, you will need to come to the Town Office first to pay your Excise Tax.  We will then give you a registration form to go to the Branch Office of DMV to Complete your registration.