DMV Easy Answers
for How to Obtain a Temporary Registration
Holiday Schedule: On Friday, Sept. 2, DMV offices will close at 12:30 p.m. in recognition of the Labor Day holiday. Offices will reopen on Tuesday, Sept. 6, at 7:45 a.m. More information.
A temporary registration may be obtained at any DMV Hub or Limited Service office for the purpose of needing a safety inspection and/or emissions test.
What to do:
Temporary registrations are not renewable.
What to bring:
If the vehicle is not previously registered in your name:
If the vehicle is previously registered in your name:
What it will cost:
Sales tax will be collected for newly purchased vehicles.
- The sales tax will be 6.35 percent for vehicles purchased at $50,000 or less.
- The sales tax will be 7 percent for vehicles over $50,000.
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