Registration – shows ownership ◦A. changes are the same as a license ◦ Address – 1 week ◦ Name – 2 weeks
B. No registration with you - $100 fine ◦Unregistered vehicle – 1 year suspension C. Must register your vehicle – Every year – You are responsible ◦Mail or go to DMV D. Price of Registration – Depends on the “Class” of the vehicle ◦“CLASS” = Year and Weight
E. To register a vehicle: ◦1. 17 years old ◦2. 6 points of identification ◦3. Application ◦4. Insurance ◦5. Ownership papers ◦6. Sales tax
When you move into NJ you have Days to REGISTER your vehicle.
License Plates A. Front and Back – matching plates B. Between 12” – 48” from the ground C. Purchase when you first register your vehicle
E. Rear Plate – must have a light F. Lost or Damaged – replace within 24 hours
Both plates must be clean and visible. Using license plate covers or holders that obscure or conceal any lettering on the license plate is a violation, with a fine up to $100.
Stolen or Lost plates should be reported to the POLICE.
Inspection A. Every two years at a state inspection facility or a state-licensed private inspection facility.
C. New Car – 5 years before inspection D. Used Car or Out of State Car: 14 days from registration to get inspection
E. Sticker – lower driver side of windshield ◦Color = Year ◦Number = Month
White Sticker – Car dealerships Red Sticker – failure (30 days for repairs)
Insurance: ◦Mandatory - Every vehicle registered in New Jersey must have liability insurance ◦A New Jersey Insurance Identification Card will be provided for each vehicle insured under a policy. This card must remain in the vehicle with the driver.
Driving with an uninsured vehicle can result in fines, community service, license and registration suspension and violation surcharges.