Registration Renewal. Don’t Forget it.

Registration Renewal. Don’t Forget it.

Massachusetts requires car registration to be renewed every two years. There is a number of ways to do it keeping your car within the law. Above all it is a matter of safety and avoids problems with the local authorities.

The department of traffic of Massachusetts, RMV, sends you a renewal application called RMV-2 through the mail, 6 to 8 weeks before the current registration expires. In case you don’t receive your renewal package, there are a number of reasons why it didn’t make it to you: wrong address, for instance. Despite that, you still have to renew it.

Other more serious possible reasons for not receiving the renewal package include:

  • Any non paid parking tickets, non paid taxes or the vehicle has a citation for it.
  • Nonpayment of child support
  • Pending jail mandates
  • Wrong address in file

Check your registration for errors and misprints and make the necessary corrections. You will get a stamp valid for two years to be affixed to your license plate. A very simple procedure. It can be also paid at the RMV website. Don’t forget it!

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