Title Exempt Vehicles

Model Year 1999 & Older


Vehicles which are model year 1999 and older are title exempt, which means they will not be issued a title at the time of registration. If you haven't registered a vehicle within the last year in the City of Lebanon or you are a new resident, please bring Residency Requirements for Motor Vehicle Registrations (PDF). We will also ask to see photo identification.

To register a vehicle from 1999 or older, please bring:
  • A Bill of Sale that includes seller and buyer information and signatures, VIN, year, make, model and color of vehicle.
  • And one of the following, as a supporting document:
    • Previous owners NH registration (current or expired - we can't accept out-of-state registrations)
    • A valid title (NH or out-of-state)
    • Verification of VIN Form (PDF) (forms can be obtained online, at the City Clerk's office or through the State DMV)

Motor Vehicles Registered in Another State


If you are a new resident and the 1999 or older vehicle was registered in your name in another state please bring:
  • Your current out-of-state registration.
  • And one of the following, as a supporting document:
    • A valid title (NH or out-of-state)
    • Verification of VIN Form (PDF) (forms can be obtained online, at the City Clerk's office or through the State DMV)
If you require proof to a different State that your 1999 or older vehicle is exempt from titling in the State of New Hampshire, you may present a State of New Hampshire Title Exempt Letter (PDF).