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Change the name or address for your Section 5 registration

Follow the instructions below to change a name and/or address on your Section 5 registration.

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What you need for Change the name or address for your Section 5 registration

If you are making a name change and are the holder of a Repair, Farm, or Owner Contractor plate, you must re-title all vehicles associated with the above plate number. To do this, you must complete an Registration and Title Application (for each vehicle) and submit it with the proper title fee.

For sole proprietors using a business name, you must provide the following:

  • Proof of FID number from the IRS
  • Amended Certificate of Business from city / town
  • Amended Dealer’s License from city / town (if applicable)
  • Photocopy of MA Driver’s License (if applicable)
  • Photos of exterior business signs, as well as the posted business hours and the building’s interior office

For corporations, you must provide the following:

  • Article of Amendment from the Secretary of State
  • Proof of FID number from the IRS
  • Amended Certificate of Business from city / town (if applicable)
  • Dealer license from the city or town (if applicable)
  • Photos of exterior business signs, as well as the posted business hours and the building’s interior office

 

How to change Change the name or address for your Section 5 registration

Complete and sign the Name/Address Change Request Form
for Section 5 Plate Types
and mail with required documentation to:

Registry of Motor Vehicles

Attention Section 5 Division

P.O. Box 55897

Boston, MA 02205-5897

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