Motor Vehicle Registrations

All motor vehicle transactions including cars, trucks, motorcycles, trailers, campers and boats can be processed at the Town Office.

A PHOTO ID IS REQUIRED FOR ALL MOTOR VEHICLE TRANSACTIONS

 

Renewal Registrations:

  • Try middle of the month – fewer people are registering
  • Please do not wait until the very last day to renew as any issues will leave you with an unregistered vehicle
  • Renewal registrations for motor vehicles may be done on-line
  • Be sure to have your previous registration.
    • If you do not have your previous registration you must provide in writing the following:
      • Year, make and vehicle identification number
      • License plate number
      • License plate decal number
    • If somebody else will be renewing your registration for you and you do not have the previous registration please be sure to provide an Authorization to Renew form found in Information & Forms

New registrations please provide:

  • The Title Application from your dealer or the signed original title from a private seller
  • Please do not wait until the last day of a 20 day temporary registration as any errors or issues with documents will leave you with an unregistered vehicle
  • If the new vehicle is title exempt (1999 or older) one of the following items must be provided with the bill of sale:
    • Previous title
    • Previous NH registration
    • VIN Verification Form (19A) completed by a law enforcement officer, dealership or inspection station
    • If somebody else will be registering your new vehicle for you please be sure to provide a New Registration Authorization form found in Information & Forms

New residents to Thornton must bring 2 proofs of physical address – See Residency Requirements details on the side bar to the left under Information & Forms

TWO CHECKS OR CASH ARE NEEDED TO REGISTER VEHICLES & BOATS 
 

NO DEBIT or CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED AT THE TOWN OFFICE

 

For other Information & Forms see the sidebar to the left.

 

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Desiree L. Mahurin Municipal Agent for MV (603) 726-4232
Pamela White Deputy Tax Collector (603) 726-4232
Donna Monti Town Clerk (603) 726-4232