When a Title Is Not Needed
According to Connecticut State Law Title 14 Sec. 14-166 exempted vehicles: the acquisition of a certificate of title shall not be required for the following:
- A vehicle owned by the United States, unless it is registered in this state.
- A vehicle owned by a manufacturer or dealer and held for sale, even though incidentally moved on the highway or used for purposes of testing or demonstration; or a vehicle used by a manufacturer solely for testing.
- A vehicle owned by a nonresident of this state and not required by law to be registered in this state.
- A vehicle regularly engaged in the interstate transportation of persons or property for which a currently effective certificate of title has been issued in another state.
- A vehicle moved solely by animal power.
- An implement of husbandry.
- Special mobile equipment.
- A self-propelled wheel chair or invalid tricycle.
- Any trailer having a gross weight not in excess of 3,000 lbs.
- Any vehicle for which a temporary registration has been issued pursuant to Connectict State Law Title 14 Sec. 14-12 for the purpose of permitting a non-resident owner who purchases a vehicle in Connecticut to transport such vehicle to such owner’s home state.
- A motor vehicle owned by the state or any town, city or borough within the state.
- A motor vehicle registered temporarily for inspection purposes pursuant to Connecticut State Law Title 14 Sec. 14-12.
- A snowmobile or ATV
The acquisition of a certificate of title for over 20 model years old is not required. Please contact the DMV's Title Division with any questions at 860-263-5710.
Content Last Modified on 9/30/2014 5:15:06 PM