Dealing with vehicle registration and titling issues is a pain in the neck. DMV.com has aggregated some of the best information regarding how to deal with these issues to make your life a little less stressful. Below are a number of articles that deal with a wide range of registration and titling issues that may face.
Tips and best practices for purchasing or selling a car, truck or motorcycle in Rhode Island
Information on RI water craft regulations, with details on the necessary documentation and fees
Contact information, locations, and what is necessary, for emissions testing and smog checks
How to Renew a Rhode Island Car Registration
Vehicle registration renewal in Rhode Island is a fairly simple process. The RI Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) oversees car registration, and most citizens of the state will have three options when the time to register arrives. The state allows drivers to renew their registration:
A guide for registering your vehicle in RI. All vehicles must be registered by law in
Lost vehicle title info and steps for Rhode Island
You may apply for a duplicate vehicle title if your original title is lost, stolen, destroyed or mutilated. A vehicle with a missing title cannot be bought or sold, so owners must apply for and obtain a duplicate before they can sell their vehicle.
In the case of an unusable vehicle registration, see information on replacing it
Custom / Antique vehicles are registered differently. This is a guide to their RI vehicle registrations
If you moved to Rhode Island and are looking for info on ID and vehicle document updates, see this article for more info
If you are a Rhode Island resident and have changed addresses or plan to do so in the near future, you must have the address information updated on your license and vehicle registration.
RI License plate guide. Custom or specialty plates and replacing lost or stolen license plates.
LOST OR STOLEN LICENSE PLATES
As soon as license plates are lost, stolen or illegible they must be replaced. Stolen or lost plates must also be reported to the local police.
In order to replace your plates you must:
RI auto insurance regulations info. Save time & money with DMV.com Certified Online Insurance Quotes
Whenever a car changes hands, the title of the vehicle must be transferred
If your vehicle's year sticker is lost, stolen or damaged, you are required to obtain a replacement sticker. You should bring along your current registration certificate registration card, driver's license, and proof of insurance to the [[/ri/rhode-island/dmv-location-hours|local DMV office]] or [http://www.dmv.com/redirect?url=http://www.aaa.com/PPInternational/International.html?referer=www.southernnewengland.aaa.com AAA branch office] (members only) and get replacement license plate stickers.