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If a vehicle sustains more damage than it is worth, it is considered a total loss and becomes considered salvage.
Learn about transferring the certificate of title of a vehicle following the death of the owner.
If you do not have a driver's license, a Massachusetts ID, or a Social Security number, you will be required to prove lawful presence in the United States to obtain a registration.
Low speed vehicles have certain requirements and restrictions you have to be aware of in order to drive them in Massachusetts.
Most new vehicles with 7,500 or fewer miles on their odometers need to be equipped with factory-installed California-certified advanced emission control systems in order to be sold and registered in Massachusetts.
All vehicles registered in Massachusetts must pass a yearly vehicle inspection.
Find out how to register a vehicle acquired from a family member or given to you as a gift.