Motor Vehicle Registration

During the temporary suspension of services at City Hall, The Motor Vehicle Registration Office will continue to accept online, mail-in, email, and drop off services as listed below. When calling please leave a message, if the call is not answered immediately we will get back to you.  Please read detail information below.  Citizens may also call our general line at 589-3200 - press 3.  

Motor Vehicles  Special Email – mvr2@nashuanh.gov 

  • Renewal of a car registration: Can be made in one of two ways: (1) online via our website portal (https://www.nashuanh.gov/paybills); (2) via mail (checks only and post dates will be honored as the date of payment with envelope provided by the city).
  • Registration and title transfers of newly purchased vehicle: the State has announced that all 20 day temporary plates issued after 2/26/20 for Newly Acquired vehicles have been extended through May 31, 2020. Questions or concerns can be sent to the MVR Supervisor Debbie (mvr2@nashuanh.gov) or call (603) 589-3200.
  • New residents who have moved to Nashua from another State can get plates and registration by emailing (mvr2@nashuanh.gov) or call (603) 589-3200 to find out what information is required.
  • If a resident can’t process a renewal online they should email at (mvr2@nashuanh.gov) or call (603) 589-3200.
  • If you purchased a vehicle through a private sale you should go to the State office to get a temporary plate, which will expire on May 31, 2020.  The State office in Nashua is currently closed and the closest location is Manchester at 377 South Willow St.  You must call to make an appointment at 227-4000.    
  • Boat Licensing: Registration of new boats – please contact MVR Supervisor Debbie Martel, (mvr2@nashuanh.gov). Renewal of boats can be done with the State with the form received in the mail. 
  • Payment of Parking Fines (tickets) Can be made in one of two ways: (1) online via our website portal (https://www.nashuanh.gov/paybills); (2) via mail (checks only and post dates will be honored as the date of payment with envelope provided by the city).
  • Tax and Sewer (wastewater) payments: Can be made in one of two ways: (1) online via our website portal (https://www.nashuanh.gov/paybills); (2) via mail (checks only and post dates will be honored as the date of payment with envelope provided by the city).
  • Lease parking payments: Can be made in one of two ways: (1) online via our website portal (https://www.nashuanh.gov/paybills); (2) via mail (checks only and post dates will be honored as the date of payment with envelope provided by the city).

Pay Bills

  • Payment of Parking Fines (tickets) Can be made in one of two ways: (1) online via our website portal (https://www.nashuanh.gov/paybills); (2) via mail (checks only and post dates will be honored as the date of payment with envelope provided by the city).
  • Tax and Sewer (wastewater) payments: Can be made in one of two ways: (1) online via our website portal (https://www.nashuanh.gov/paybills); (2) via mail (checks only and post dates will be honored as the date of payment with envelope provided by the city).
  • Lease parking payments: Can be made in one of two ways: (1) online via our website portal (https://www.nashuanh.gov/paybills); (2) via mail (checks only and post dates will be honored as the date of payment with envelope provided by the city).




Municipal Agent


The City of Nashua is a Municipal Agent for the State of New Hampshire. This enables our department to complete most transactions in one location for the convenience of our residents.

Registration Signature


The owner of a registered vehicle must sign the bottom of the registration (State of New Hampshire RSA 641:3)

Tax Deductible Fees


The City's municipal fees for MOS/MILLS on your vehicle registration are the only portions that are tax deductible on Internal Revenue Service Schedules A and B on Form 1040. These line items are a deduction for personal property taxes.
The State of NH portion of your registration is not deductible.

Finding the Fees Paid


Please refer to your registration for the fees paid. The fees paid appear in the box on the right side of your registration, under the following headings:
  • Municipal Fees
  • State Fees
We are unable to provide any registration fees over the phone or through email. These services are now available online.

Lost Registration


If your registration is lost, a certified copy of your registration can be provided at City Hall for an $18 fee.

Snow Emergencies 


During the hours of the snow emergency, the City of Nashua will be towing vehicles remaining on the street and in the municipal surface lots. Owners of towed vehicles may retrieve their cars at the Solid Waste Department (Landfill) and must pay a fine of $315 (cash, money order or credit card only). Please note that cars may be picked up at the landfill scale house at all times during the snow emergency. After the snow emergency has been lifted, cars may be picked up during normal business hours.