Replace your vehicle registration

You must have a current registration to drive your vehicle legally. If your registration has been lost or stolen, you should replace it as soon as possible.

Registry of Motor Vehicles


The Details of Replace your vehicle registration

What you need for Replace your vehicle registration

To replace or to get a duplicate of your vehicle registration, you will need your:

  • Vehicle registration number
  • Driver's license or ID number for individuals or Federal Identification (FID) number for companies
  • Applicable fee

If ordering the replacement online, you will also need to provide your email address.


Fees for Replace your vehicle registration

Name Fee Unit
Vehicle Registration Replacement Fee $25 each

How to replace Replace your vehicle registration

To request a replacement registration online, you will need your:

  • Vehicle registration number
  • Driver's license, ID, or FID number
  • Email address
  • Applicable fee

If you need to change your address, be sure to change it before processing your transaction.

Your registration can be printed immediately or it will be mailed to you in 7-10 days. 

You can call the RMV's Contact Center at 857-368-8000
(from the 339/617/781/857 area codes or from outside of MA) or 800-858-3926 (from all other MA area codes) to request a replacement registration. You will need your:

  • Vehicle registration number
  • Driver's license, ID, or FID number
  • Applicable fee

You will receive the registration in the mail within 5-7 days.

To request a replacement vehicle registration, bring your registration number and vehicle owner information to:

You can pay with cash, credit/debit card, check, or money order. Since payment methods vary by location, check what’s accepted at the site you will be visiting.  

More info about Replace your vehicle registration

For leased vehicles, the replacement registration will be mailed to the leasing company unless the replacement is requested in person.


Replacement Decal

If you lost your decal or did not receive one, you may visit an RMV Service Center. Please bring your current vehicle registration.

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