The Secretary of condition was authorized to issue a temporary enrollment license for the purpose of mobile some motors usually required to be subscribed.

a transportation dish are issued for a one-way journey or even for a round-trip, depending on the client’s needs.

a transportation plate try good for an interval around ten era.

RESOURCE: Name 29-A, Point 501 (7)

7. Temporary registration license. The Secretary of county may point a short-term registration allow with regards to going specific vehicles or else needed to be licensed below.

A. a short-term registration permit is actually for one travel merely:

(1) Between the information of beginning and resort and advanced details, as set forth during the permit; or

(2) From the aim of beginning on the resort and back again to the point of origin, including any advanced information, because established into the allow.

B. a short-term subscription license is actually for the transit of car just. The car might not be employed for the transportation of travelers or house, for payment or otherwise, unless particularly authorized about temporary subscription allow. When the vehicle was a chartered shuttle which is not included in a reciprocity contract together with the county or nation of enrollment, the Secretary of State may authorize transportation of guests.

C. The Secretary of county cannot problem a temporary subscription license which legitimate for extended than 10 times through the effective day from the subscription.

D. The cost for a short-term enrollment license granted under paragraph A, subparagraph

(1) is actually $12. The cost for a short-term registration license issued under part one, subparagraph (2) try $25.

E. The temporary subscription license must certanly be carried inside the car all the time.

F. someone who functions or moves an automobile away from tracks given during the short-term enrollment permit commits a website traffic infraction and may also not be fined significantly less than $25 nor significantly more than $200.

G. The assistant of condition may issue unassigned short-term registration permits to an automobile public auction companies accredited under part 1051 allowing the action of an automobile marketed to a dealership.


Transportation plates aren’t used in lieu of subscription or even circumvent the registration requirement. The transportation dish could be issued earlier than the successful date.

If an out-of-state homeowner has had a car registered in another state and would like to carry the vehicle to Maine, we are able to point a transit plate to maneuver the automobile to Maine, although the automobile was previously licensed for them an additional condition.

Verify the automobile suggestions, VIN, Year, render and unit.

Point of beginnings and/or point of resort ought to be Maine.

Insurance must certanly be shown on vehicle, when the automobile is going to be driven. Or even for towing functions, the license must state”FOR TOWING REASONS ONLY”; insurance is not required in this instance.

a transportation plate are issued to either the towing vehicle or the device being towed. a transit plate may be given on towing car providing the machine being towed had a legitimate subscription.

The motor vehicle must have a legitimate evaluation or an allow to go the car to an assessment place. This allow are extracted from the Bureau of cars, Municipal Truck agencies, condition authorities, or neighborhood police departments/sheriff’s workplaces.

If the vehicle are moved got purchased “AS WELL AS – WHERE is quite” from a supplier, the transit allow can be released only if the car are uninspected and being moved to an evaluation facility for check.

Regulations will not stop the transport of individuals or property, therefore, unique permission does not have to feel acquired before issuing the allow. But regulations will not let “For-Hire” motors to hold lots; like, passenger/ merchandise on a transit plate for payment.

When the car definitely getting relocated are a cellular room, an announcement is essential in regards to the fees, sewer and liquids being settled or that none were due. This is done making use of the MV-47 form. If the customer are from an unorganized area, they need to contact the Maine earnings solution, individual Property income tax area at (207) 287-4785 to search for the MV-47 kind.

Only 1 transportation dish allow, either a one-way permit or round-trip allow is released to a motor vehicle or truck. Any subsequent movements shall need subscription on the car or trailer. Exemption: If a one-way license is bought and the client wishes to move the car “round-trip”, we are going to allow the issuance of a subsequent transportation plate for all the return journey.

In the event the automobile has been moved through other county jurisdictions, the candidate should examine if it legislation would respect the allow.

If the vehicle is relocated to Canada-we have actually confirmed with Canadian automobile authorities as well as the Canadian line patrol that transit plates could be released for details of resort beyond the boundary. For that reason, it is far from required to question the transit dish simply to the Maine border. Maybe you are necessary to showcase some proof of possession at line; eg, costs of sale. In addition, their insurance rates cards should claim that your insurance policy is valid in the usa and Canada. It’s not needed for the insurance coverage card to state to be used in the usa and Canada in regards to our reason for issuing the transit dish, but instead for Canada.

If you’re touring regarding county while would not have an energy decal or DOT # released to you personally for that automobile, you may want to consult with the reports where you are going to be travel.

You might get in touch with the BMV Registration part with questions or responses at: (207) 624-9000 ext. 52149 or by mail: