Vehicle Registration Renewal

You can renew your registration online and print a 10-day document to use until your new registration arrives in the mail. Please note: If your vehicle has been altered or stretched to increase the number of passengers or if there are other special circumstances, you cannot renew your registration online. 


Renew Online

You can also renew by mail or make an appointment to renew at the DMV. 


Renew your registration before it expires


You cannot renew a registration that

Renew By Mail

If you have a renewal notice

Mail the bottom part of your registration renewal notice (MV-3 or OP-3) to the address listed on the notice. Include a personal check or money order payable to 'Commissioner of Motor Vehicles' for the fee.


If you do not have a renewal notice (MV-3 or OP-3)

Use the Vehicle Registration / Title Application (PDF) (MV-82). If you do not know the correct amount to renew, send a check payable to 'Commissioner of Motor Vehicles', but do not write the amount.


Mail the MV-82 and your payment to

New York State Department of Motor Vehicles
Utica Processing Center
P.O. Box 359
Utica, NY 13503

Renew at a DMV Office

Bring your registration renewal notice (MV-3 or OP-3) and payment to a DMV office. If you do not have your MV-3 or OP3, complete the Vehicle Registration / Title Application (PDF) (MV-82).


Office Procedures Have Changed Due to COVID-19

We recommend you conduct your DMV business at the office or by mail in the County where you are a resident.