Tag & Title Tool Box

Sema Tag & Title Tool Box

Looking to register your muscle car or kit car? Looking to restore, replace or rebody a collector car? Do you need a vehicle inspection or smog test to get obtain a title? Should you get an antique or collector car tag? …Are there mileage restrictions if you do?

Register a kit car can either be a nightmare, or as easy a driving down to your local DMV or tag office. Some states allow drivers to use vintage license plates from the 1960’s and 1970’s. It all depends on where you live. That is why  Motor City and SEMA have put together a step by step guide to registered your project vehicle in all fifty states.

License Plate USA

The information for each state is organized as follows:

  • Definitions: Applicable specialty vehicle definitions for each state are listed separately at the beginning of each state’s document to clarify the language in the statutes and regulations.

  • Laws: Information from state DMVs, administrative codes and statutes providing guidance on titling and registering unique vehicle classes.

  • Exemptions: Information on specific equipment and emissions exemptions for different types of specialty vehicles.

  • Forms: Printable forms and publications necessary to register and title your vehicle.

As a whole, each document provides a great jumping off point for enthusiasts looking to get an overview of the registration and titling process in their state, as well as an informative reference for those in the middle of the process who are in need of clarification on the finer points of their state’s laws.

This site was created to serve as a useful supplement in the in the registration and titling of your hobby car. The information contained herein is current as of December 31, 2010. Please be advised that these state laws and regulations are subject to change. Please consult the current statutes and regulations for your state of interest to ensure the accuracy of the information contained within this volume.

Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas
California Colorado Connecticut Delaware
Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho
Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas
Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland
Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi
Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada
New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York
North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma
Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina
South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah
Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia
Wisconsin Wyoming

Source (SEMA)


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