Obtaining a Duplicate Registration

Registration

The most convenient way to obtain a duplicate registration is Online. You can also obtain a duplicate registration by telephone or at a Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) Service Center.

AAA members can request a duplicate registration at select AAA locations that offer RMV services.

Fees

A $25.00 fee is required for a Duplicate Registration

Processing Time

  • Online: If your information was electronically verified, you will be able to download your registration immediately. If your information cannot be electronically verified, it will be mailed to you; please allow 7-10 days to receive it.
  • Telephone: Your duplicate registration will be mailed to you. Please allow 7-10 days to receive it.
  • In Person: You will receive the duplicate registration in hand when your request is processed.

Requesting a Duplicate Registration Online:

You can request a Duplicate Registration Online. You will be required to provide your registration number, Massachusetts license/ID number/FID number, and an email address. If it is a leased vehicle, you must enter the FID number provided by your leasing company. You may pay by credit card (American Express, VISA, Master Card, and Discover) or E-check.

Important Notes

  • If you moved, you should change your mailing address online prior to requesting your duplicate registration online.
  • If your driver's license record or FID number can be electronically verified, you will be able to download your duplicate registration in PDF format.
  • If your driver's license record or FID number cannot be verified, your duplicate registration will be processed and mailed to the address on file. Please allow 7-10 days to receive it.
  • If your vehicle is leased, your registration will be mailed to the leasing company on file.

Requesting a Duplicate Registration by Telephone:

You can request a duplicate registration by calling the RMV Contact Center. You will be required to provide your registration number and you must be able to verify the registered owner’s information in order to process your request via the telephone. You can pay by credit card (American Express, VISA, Master Card, and Discover). Your duplicate registration will be processed and mailed to the address on file. Please allow 7-10 days to receive it.

Requesting a Duplicate Registration in Person:

You can request a duplicate registration at any RMV Service Center. You will be required to provide your registration number and you must be able to verify the registered owner's information to process this transaction. You can pay with cash, check or money order.





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