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Registrations & Titles

The Division of Motor Vehicles processes new, transfer, or renewal registrations by mail, drop box, or in-person with a reservation.

  • By Mail: Send the completed TR-1 or Renewal form and any supporting documentation to the Division of Motor Vehicles Attn: Registration, 600 New London Avenue, Cranston RI 02920.
  • Drop Box: Deposit the completed TR-1 or Renewal form and any supporting documentation in drop boxes located at all DMV branch locations.
  • Online: Renewals can be processed online.
  • AAA Members: You can renew your registration at any AAA branch office.
  • NHTSA Free VIN Look-up Tool: Vehicle recalls are at an all- time high in the United States. Millions of unfixed and unsafe vehicles are on the road, some unbeknownst to owners. NHTSA is providing a website for consumers to use the free VIN look-up tool to see if their vehicle is under recall. Please go to the following link to check your vehicle for possible recalls: https://vinrcl.safercar.gov/vin/