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What do I need to bring to the City to register a vehicle I just purchased?
For vehicles with a model year of 2000 or newer you will need ONE of the following:


A. An original Certificate of Origin signed over on the back to the new owner,
B. An original Certificate of Title signed over on the back to the new owner.
C. A light blue copy of the Certificate of Title Application (CTA), Town Clerk's copy, provided by the dealer.

For vehicles with a model year of 1999 or older you will need a bill of sale from the seller to the buyer, signed by the seller, AND one of the following documents:

A. A prior owner's previously issued NH registration (out-of-state registration is not acceptable).
B. A valid title from any state.
C. A State of NH verification of VIN form (Form 19A) completed by the appropriate agency - NH law enforcement officer, NH State Inspection station, or NH dealer. This form verifies the vehicle identification for the vehicle and is available at City Hall.

Finance - Treasury / Collections - Automobile Registration

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1. Where is City Hall?
2. Where do I process the State portion?
3. How can I renew my vehicle?
4. What do I need to bring to the City to register a vehicle I just purchased?
5. How do I renew my registration?
6. How do I renew my registration if moving from another city/town in New Hampshire?
7. How do I register my vehicle if moving from another State?
8. How do I register my vehicle if my business is new to the City of Concord?
9. When do I renew my registration?
10. What do I need to bring to the State?
11. Are the same fees collected throughout the State?
12. What is the difference between a new, renewal, or transfer registration?
13. What is the State fee?
14. What is the City fee?
15. Is the permit fee the only fee?
16. My company changed its name. Do I need to re-register?
17. When will my registration expire?
18. Can I transfer my spouse's car to my name?
19. If I lease a vehicle, what is different with the registration process?
20. I am buying a car out of state. How do I register a car I do not have possession of yet?
21. I am moving out of Concord to another NH city or town. Is my registration valid?
22. How do I change my mailing address?
23. Can I receive a refund?
24. I never went to the State to complete my registration AND/OR a vehicle was never put on the road. Can I receive a refund?
25. What forms of payment do you accept?
26. Can I use a bill pay check to pay for my registration?
27. Do I need to sign my registration?