All residents who purchase a new car must register it in Nevada whether they bought it from an NV dealer, an out-of-state dealer, or an individual. Buying a car should be a good feeling. You may also have a law enforcement officer
Scenario 1: Seller Has the Title. Insurance and registration or a movement permit are required to drive a vehicle on a public street at any time. If the vehicle is less than 10 years old, and the seller has lost the title paperwork, the seller must apply for a duplicate, or copy, of the title through the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles. See Plate Surrender/Registration Fee Refunds. Any loan or other lien must be satisfied first. If the vehicle has unregistered status, which applies to vehicles that are not driven and are stored, the DMV requires the VIN. Bring everything you need to register the vehicle. If the vehicle has never been registered or titled in Nevada, you must have a VIN inspection completed at the DMV. Subleasing and "take over payments" arrangements are illegal. However, that only covers the transfer of ownership on the certificate of title. Ownership and tenure of title varies by state. Ask the dealer for a movement permit to bring the vehicle back into Nevada. The Certificate of Registration and your Nevada Evidence of Insurance must be kept in the vehicle. Pro: Lower Prices. The person must also present an Application for Vehicle Registration (VP 222) signed by the owner. The seller fills out the transfer area of the title, which requires your name and contact information, as well as the odometer reading of the vehicle. Use the Vehicle Identification Number to query the following services. If you will not be driving the vehicle on public streets, you may submit the title only to have the vehicle transferred into your name. If you are titling a vehicle that is not physically present in Nevada or registered elsewhere, you will need to pay a $36.00 fee. If there is a private arrangement for payments or other interest in the vehicle, anyone may become a lienholder on the vehicle by completing the lienholder section of the title. Yes, with the bill of sale paperwork.