With all of the benefits that come along with living New Hampshire, in order to drive in this state legally, you will have to take the time to register your car with the New Hampshire DMV. Once you have done this, you will need to make sure that you keep it renewed when the time comes. You will be able to get a bit of help when it comes to remembering this due to the fact that the New Hampshire DMV will send you out a notice letting you know you need to pay your fees. This notice will usually contain the vehicle that you have registered, your name and what you will have to pay to renew the registration. The following is what you will need to do once you receive this notice.
Go to the DMV in person
The only way that you will be able to renew your registration is by going to the DMV in person. Before you make the trip, you will have to take the time to gather a few things to make this a smooth transaction. The following is what you will need to bring with you when going to the New Hampshire DMV to renew your registration:
- The current vehicle registration that you have
- The renewal notice that you have been sent by the New Hampshire DMV
- The payment for the fees that you owe
The New Hampshire registration and renewal fees
When you go to the New Hampshire DMV, you will have to be prepared to pay fees. The fees that you have to pay will be based on the county that you live in. You need to call ahead to your local DMV and get an idea of what you can look forward to paying:
Getting a vehicle inspection
In some instances, you will have to get a vehicle inspection to get your registration renewed. Usually, the notice that you receive from the DMV will state whether or not you will have to do this. Visit the New Hampshire DMV website to get more information on this process.
This article originally appeared on YourMechanic.com as How to Renew Your Car Registration in New Hampshire and was authored by Valerie Johnston.