Unsatisfied Judgments

I received a suspension order for an unsatisfied judgment related to a motor vehicle accident, collision or crash.  What do I need to do?


To remove a suspension related to an unsatisfied judgment, you must resolve the judgment.

Information about insurance rates and premiums

How can I get information about the rates or premiums for automobile insurance in New York?

The DMV does not provide information about the rates or premiums for automobile insurance. You can contact insurance agents, brokers or companies for this information.

The NYS Department of Financial Services website (www.dfs.ny.gov) has information about insurance premiums and regulation of the insurance industry.

 

In-transit vehicle permits (temporary registrations)

To bring a vehicle from another state to register in New York

If you purchase a vehicle in another state, you will need to go through that state's DMV office to get a temporary plate and registration to transport the vehicle to New York.  Once the vehicle is in New York, you will need to follow the steps to register and title a vehicle here.

Moving out of New York State

What do I need to do with my plates if I move out of New York?

If you want to register your vehicle in another state, you must surrender your vehicle registration and plates to the New York DMV. 


Is out-of-state insurance acceptable for a vehicle registered in New York
?

No. If your vehicle is registered in New York State, you must have New York insurance coverage.  We will never accept out-of-state insurance coverage of any type for a vehicle registered in New York.

Driving in New York State

Who can drive here?

To drive a car or motorcycle in New York State, you must

Learner permit restrictions

No matter what age you are, if you hold a learner permit, you may not drive unless accompanied by a supervising driver age 21 or older who has a valid license to operate the vehicle you are driving. For example, only a person with a motorcycle license may supervise a person learning to drive a motorcycle.

Prepare for your road test

What do I need to do before I take my road test?

Once you have a learner permit, you must

Drive in New York State with an out-of-state permit

Can I drive in New York State with an out-of-state learner permit?

You may drive in New York State with a learner permit issued in another state if

Driver license and learner permit fees and refunds

Fees for a learner permit and driver license

The fee for your first New York State driver license or permit, or a new license or permit after a revocation, depends on your age when you apply and where you live. The total fee includes

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