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How to Renew Your Car Registration in Rhode Island

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There are a number of things that a person will have to do in the state of Rhode Island in order to drive legally. Among the most important things that you will need to do in order to stay legal while driving in Rhode Island is to register your car with the DMV. Every two years you will have to make sure that you renew this registration. The team at the Rhode Island DMV will be able to make it a bit easier by sending you out a notice that the renewal is due. Here is what you will need to do when you receive this notice.

Visit the Rhode Island DMV website for online renewal

If you want to renew your registration online, then you will need to go to the Rhode Island DMV website. Once you get there, this is what you will need to do:

  • Enter your name and address
  • Put in your license plate number
  • The current vehicle registration number will need to be entered
  • Put in the car insurance information
  • Pay the fees that you owe

Do it in person or by mail

For people who want to do this renewal in person, they will need to visit the DMV office that is nearest to them. Here is what they will have to do to in order to get the renewal process handled:

  • Bring in the notice that you got from the DMV
  • Make sure you have your Rhode Island driver’s license
  • Pay the fees that you owe

You can also mail in this information to the address below:

Division of Motor Vehicles Registration Renewal
600 New London Ave.
Cranston, RI 02920

Renewal fees in Rhode Island

The fees that you will pay in Rhode Island for registration renewal will depend solely on the type of vehicle.

If you have any more questions about this process, be sure to go to the Rhode Island DMV website. You will be able to find a wealth of information that will help you to get this process over and done with in a hurry.

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