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Cancel your Section 5 plate(s) and/or master registration

To cancel your master registration or plate(s), follow the instructions below.

Registry of Motor Vehicles

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The Details of Cancel your Section 5 plate(s) and/or master registration

What you need for Cancel your Section 5 plate(s) and/or master registration

Identification must be presented at time of cancellation. If the cancellation request is submitted by mail, then it must be accompanied by a photocopy of an owner’s photo ID, such as driver’s license or Massachusetts photo ID.

Fees for Cancel your Section 5 plate(s) and/or master registration

If you are not canceling the entire Master Registration, there is a $25.00 fee for amending the Master Registration.

How to cancel Cancel your Section 5 plate(s) and/or master registration

Complete and sign the Section 5 Plates Cancellation Form, submit applicable payment if you are not cancelling the master registration, and mail to:

Registry of Motor Vehicles

Attention Section 5 Division

P.O. Box 55897

Boston, MA 02205-5897·

Next steps for Cancel your Section 5 plate(s) and/or master registration

Processing time

The RMV will mail your cancellation receipt to the address on record with 7 to 10 days.

Contact for Cancel your Section 5 plate(s) and/or master registration

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