What is Form MV-82?
Form MV-82 or the New York Vehicle Registration Form is used by New York residents to register vehicles, renew vehicle registration, and amend or request a duplicate vehicle registration.
For vehicle owners that need to apply for vehicle registration, either renewal or a new registration, Form MV-82 is required to be filled out completely and submitted.
Who needs to fill out Form MV-82?
- New vehicle owners
- Vehicle owners in need of renewal of vehicle registration
- Vehicle owners requesting duplicate registration
How to fill out Form MV-82?
Before filling out Form MV-82, you must read the instructions indicated on the form. Avoid errors and be as legible as you can. Make sure that the form is completely filled out to avoid complications. Do not register false or misleading information, any false or misleading information provided on the form is punishable by law as stated in the US Code Title 8 Chapter 12 Subchapter II Part VIII and can lead to penalties and imprisonment.
The uppermost part of the form contains boxes that ask about what you want to use the form for. Mark the applicable box.
- Register a vehicle
- Change a registration
- Renew a registration
- Replace lost or damaged items
- Get a title only
- Transfer plates
Fill out the required information and make sure to double-check the information that you input to avoid errors and complications.
Name of Primary Registrant
Enter your full legal name in the following format: Last, First, Middle Name, or the name of your business.
NYS Driver License ID Number of Primary Registrant
Enter your Driver’s License ID Number.
Date of Birth
Enter your date of birth in the following order: Month, Day, Year.
Mark the box to determine your gender. You may select Male or Female.
Name of Co-registrant
Enter the full name of your co-registrant in the following order: Last, First, Middle
NYS Driver License ID Number of Co-registrant
Enter the Driver’s License ID Number of your co-registrant.
Date of Birth of your co-registrant
Enter the date of birth of your co-registrant in the following order: Month - Day - Year
Gender of Co-registrant
Mark the box to determine the gender of your co-registrant. You may select Male or Female.
Select Yes if you have legally changed your name. Select No if you have not changed your name.
Select Yes if you have transferred to a new address. Select No if you have not transferred to a new address.
Enter your telephone number. Provide the area code first.
Mobile Telephone Number
Enter your mobile telephone number. Provide the area code first.
If you have changed your name, enter your former name and provide proof of change.
Enter your email address if it is available.
Enter your mailing address including the street number and name, rural delivery, or box number.
Enter your residential address if different from the mailing address.
Vehicle Identification Number
Enter the identification number of the vehicle.
Enter the year and make of the vehicle.
Mark the box which indicates the body type of the vehicle:
- Other (specify)
Enter the color of the vehicle.
Enter the unladen weight of the vehicle.
Type of power (fuel)
Mark the box that indicates what type of power the vehicle uses:
Indicate the number of cylinders in the engine of the vehicle.
Maximum Gross weight
Enter the maximum gross weight of the vehicle if it is a trailer or a commercial vehicle. Disregard this if the vehicle is not a trailer or a commercial vehicle.
Enter the seating capacity of the vehicle if it is a rental, bus, or taxi. Disregard this if the vehicle is not a rental, bus, or taxi.
Odometer reading in miles
Enter the odometer reading in miles of the vehicle.
For commercial vehicles
Enter the axles and the distance if the vehicle is for commercial use.
Describe and indicate any changes made to the vehicle, and the reasons for the changes. Submit the NYS title if it is issued.
If the OWNER of the vehicle is DIFFERENT from the REGISTRANT, the OWNER must complete this section.
NYS Driver License Number of OWNER
Enter your NYS Driver License number.
Name of Current Owner(s)
Enter your name in the following order: Last, First, Middle
Name of Co-owner
Enter the name of the co-owner of the vehicle if applicable.
Date of Birth
Enter your date of birth in the following order: Month - Day - Year
Mark your gender. You may select Male or Female.
Mailing address of the owner(s)
Enter your mailing address, including the street number and name, rural delivery, or box number.
Signature of owner(s)
Enter your signature of the owner and, if applicable, enter the signature of the co-owner.
DEALER USE ONLY - LIEN FILING
This section is to be used by the dealer of the vehicle.
Mark the box that indicates whether the vehicle has a lien or not
Lien Filing Code
Enter the Lien Filing code.
Enter your name in the following order: Last, First, Middle
NEW YORK DEALERS ONLY
This section is to be used by New York dealers only.
Mark yes if you have provided plates for the vehicle. Mark No is you have not provided plates for the vehicle.
Enter the plate number of the vehicle.
Enter the registration class of the vehicle.
Date temp issued
Enter the date when the plate was temporarily issued.
Facility ID Number
Enter your facility ID number.
Certify that all information provided is true.
Enter your signature.
OFFICE USE ONLY
This section is to be completed by the office of the DMV of New York.
Enter the new plate number of the vehicle.
Enter the new class of the vehicle.
Ins. Co. Code
Enter the Ins. Co. Code.
Enter the sales tax.
Enter the status.
Enter the value of the vehicle.
Enter the rate of the vehicle.
Out of state
Fill out if the vehicle is purchased outside the state of New York.
Enter the jurisdiction.
Enter the audit.
Fill out if the vehicle had a prior owner.
Enter the issuance state.
Enter the title.
Enter the lien of the vehicle.
Enter the lien number.
Enter the date when the lien was released.
Mark the special condition. Choose from the options provided.
Enter the proof submitted.
Enter the registration or title.
Enter the state where the vehicle is being registered.
Enter the name of the authority in charge.
Additional Vehicle Information
This part contains questions that must be read and answered by the registrant.
- Mark Yes if the vehicle has been wrecked, destroyed, or damaged and needed to be restored to its condition before the accident. Mark No if it has not been wrecked, destroyed, or damaged.
- Mark Yes if the vehicle is registered for personal use, then proceed to question 3. Mark No if the vehicle is not for personal use. If you marked No, choose one of the boxes provided.
- Mark Yes if the vehicle has been modified to change its registration class. Mark No if it has not been modified
- Mark the box of your choice IF your vehicle is a pick-up truck that has a maximum unladen weight of 6,000 pounds and if the vehicle has never been used for commercial purposes.
This part contains the certification that is required to be met for the registration to be completed.
Indicated in the certification is that the vehicle must have passed the required New York State inspection within the past 12 months, or has qualified for a time extension (VS-1077) and will be inspected within 10 days.
Also indicated in the certification is that the appropriate insurance coverage is in effect, and that the vehicle will be operated in accordance with the Vehicle and Traffic Law.
Additional information about the certification can be seen in the form. Read carefully to avoid complications.
What is a VS-1077?
A VS-1077 is a 10-day extension sticker when you buy or get a vehicle from someone other than a dealer registered with the New York State DMV, you will receive an inspection extension that will last 10 days from the date of the registration.
Where to submit Form MV-82?
The form is to be submitted to any DMV office in the state of New York.