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Register a recreational vehicle (snowmobile, boat, moped or ATV)

How do I register my recreational vehicle?

Recreational vehicles must be registered in New York State. There are some types of motorized devices that cannot be registered or operated here.

Before you purchase a vehicle, trailer, boat, snowmobile, or an ATV, make sure that you can receive proof of ownership.  You’ll need it to register your vehicle or obtain a title certificate.

See the special instructions for how to register your recreational vehicle

Remember that if you use a trailer to transport your recreational vehicle, you must register the trailer too.