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.