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Yes, but we will need the SIGNED renewal notices that the state sent. We cannot renew a boat for someone not on the registration without this notice, as we keep a copy of it. If you are renewing a boat for yourself, we can use just your driver's license. Please note that there is a $5 charge for registering the boat at the Town Offices.
- Proof of residency. Acceptable forms of proof include; utility bill, lease agreement (lease agreement must be legal document), or other postmarked mailings to that address, ie., credit card bill, phone bill, bank statement, etc. - Current out of state registration and ORIGINAL TITLE if you hold title to the vehicle. - If you do not hold your title we will need the full name and address of your lien holder and/or lease agreement. - Current mileage. - The date of your purchase.
Yes, all address changes must be made within 30 days of moving.
- You will need to provide proof of residency to have your address changed on your license and registration here at the Town Office. - You will need to fill out a
Effective January 1st, 2015: Any motor vehicle whose manufacturer's model year is 2000 and newer will always be titled. RSA 261:1
I) If you purchased your car from a New Hampshire dealership you will need to bring the blue title application marked ‘Town Clerk’s Copy’.
II) If you purchased your vehicle out of state you will need to bring the original title or certificate of origin, and a bill of sale.
III) If you purchased your vehicle from a private sale you will need to bring a bill of sale and the original title correctly assigned by the SELLER.
IV) If you have purchased a vehicle that is a model year 1999 or older, you will need a bill of sale, and one of these three items; an original title, a previous NH registration for that vehicle, or a verification of the vehicle identification number.
V) If you are registering a vehicle under a trust name for the first time, we will need the trust paperwork.
You will need to provide us with the current/unexpired registration for the old vehicle, and the paperwork from the dealer/seller on the new vehicle. The registration must be an original, not a photocopy.
I) License plates are solely owned by the first person listed on the registration. You can transfer plates from the same name to the same name only, ie. John and Jane Smith bought a new vehicle and traded in their old vehicle that was in John’s name solely. When the new car is purchased it must have John’s name first so that he can transfer his plates and get the credit from the old vehicle II) If there is a leasing company involved you can transfer your plates as long as the lessee is the same as the owner of the plates (on a leased vehicle the owner of the plates is the lessee).
In order to renew a registration in your name, you will need your NH ID. Along with the ID, we will accept renewal notices or old registrations but it is not a requirement. If your name is not on the registration, we require the ID of the person coming in to register and either renewal notice or old registration. We cannot look up any information for a vehicle not in your name.
Driver’s licenses are obtained through any DMV office. The Concord office can be reached at 603-227-4030. The DMV office located in Manchester hours of operation are 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. 23 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH 03305 377 S Willow Street, Manchester, NH 03103
The Town of Bedford can issue regular NH license plates, moose plates, motorcycle plates, trailer plates, and state park plates. Temporary plates are only issued at a DMV, not the Bedford Town Offices. Read more about the