After you bought a car

After you bought a carRegistration

You may need to have a local address in the state you want to get the car registered in, so if you are buying an out-of-state car think about how far you will have to drive to get the papers change, and whether you are going that way anyway.

Please find specific information about registering your car for each specific state at the following websites:


Make sure you organise insurance before you drive the car away.


Check whether the car you are looking at has been recalled as part of a safety campaign and, if it has, ensure the repairs have been made.