You must obtain a Vermont vehicle registration upon establishing residency in this state. This must be done no longer than 60 days after moving to Vermont or if your out-of-state vehicle registration expires before the end of this 60-day period you must obtain a Vermont vehicle registration before it expires (whichever occurs first). Registration applications are available at any town clerk's office, your local police station, or the VT DMV. The cost of registration is $65.00 per year for standard plates. Vanity plates are an additional $38 annually.
The time frames used when getting new license plates applies to driver's licenses as well. Everyone is required to take the written and vision tests. Your examiner may decide to have you take the driver's test at his/her own discretion. You must make an appointment with the Motor Vehicle Department to take the tests. In Chittenden County contact: Vermont Dept. of Motor Vehicles, 1193 North Avenue, Burlington,VT 05401, Phone: 802-863-7292. The cost for a four-year operator's license is $45. The license exam fee is $17.
All Vermont motor vehicles must be inspected within 15 days following registration. Vehicles must show an inspection sticker as evidence of this inspection. Any local garage that is a certified inspection I station can handle this inspection at a $10.00- $25.00 charge. All inspections are good for one year.
Contact the VT Department of Motor Vehicles for more information
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