Motor Vehicle Registration

City Hall is still closed to the public but all transactions are being processed.  Transactions can be completed online, mail-in, email, and drop off services as listed below. We strongly suggest you email us since the call volume is extremely high. 

The special email is
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.  If a resident can’t process a renewal online they should email us at (mvr2@nashuanh.gov).  It is highly recommended that you email since the call volume is extremely high. If you have changed your address recently or have outstanding parking tickets you may have trouble doing a renewal.

Registration and title transfers of newly purchased vehicle:


the State has ended all special extensions for temporary plates.  Residents who need new plates or need to transfer plates will need to provide the information listed below.  If you have a question please email since the call volume is extremely high. Email Address is mvr2@nashuanh.gov

Since we are closed to the public at this time, you can use our drop box slot located at the Elm St. entrance of the building or you can mail your information in.  Below is the list of required documents that you will need to submit. Please place your name and phone number on your envelope. You can pay by including a check payable to the City of Nashua-MVR , leaving the amount blank, please ensure it is dated and signed or you can also send a copy of your credit or debit card, front and back.  If you want the total amount owed prior to completing the transaction please include that request in your written statement or you can just request a receipt to be included with your completed paperwork.

  1. The Original Title, Certificate of Origin or NH Title Application.
  2. The original registration of your prior vehicle if you have plates that you want to transfer.
  3. A detailed statement asking us to register remotely (must include your contact information).
  4. Color of vehicle
  5. A copy of your bill of sale or purchase contract (if financing this information must be included).
  6. A copy of your driver's license, front and back.
  7. If you are relocating from out of state and you are financing, we will also need a copy of your current registration.                                             

New residents who have moved to Nashua from another State 


Get plates and registration by providing the information listed below.  If you have a question please email (mvr2@nashuanh.gov) or call (603) 589-3200.  It is highly recommended that you email since the call volume is extremely high. 

Since we are closed to the public at this time, you can use our drop box slot located at the Elm St entrance of the building or you can mail your information in.  Below is the list of required documents that you will need to submit. Please place your name, phone number on your envelope. You can pay by including a check payable to the City of Nashua-MVR , leaving the amount blank, please ensure it is dated and signed.  You can also send a copy of your credit or debit card, front and back.  If you want the total amount owed prior to completing the transaction please include that request in your written statement or you can just request a receipt be included with your completed paperwork. If you are relocating from out of state and you are financing, we will also need a copy of your current registration.

  1. Proof of Address (Utility Bill, Lease Agreement, or a recent piece of mail with a post mark stamp)
  2. Driver’s License (Does not have to be NH if not changed yet)
  3. Actual Title, Actual Title Application or Old Registration from Other State.
  4. Bill Of Sale
  5. Color of Vehicle
  6. Seller Information
    a  Lien Holder Information (If Financed)
    b  Date of Sale
    c  Mileage of Vehicle

New residents who have moved to Nashua from another town or city of NH 


Get plates and registration by providing the information listed below.  If you have a question please email (mvr2@nashuanh.gov) or call (603) 589-3200. It is highly recommended that you email since the call volume is extremely high. 

Since we are closed to the public at this time, you can use our drop box slot located at the Elm St. entrance of the building or you can mail your information in.  Below is the list of required documents that you will need to submit. Please place your name and phone number on your envelope. You can pay by including a check payable to the City of Nashua-MVR , leaving the amount blank, please ensure it is dated and signed.  You can also send a copy of your credit or debit card, front and back.  If you want the total amount owed prior to completing the transaction please include that request in your written statement or you can just request a receipt be included with your completed paperwork.  

  1. A completed Record change form (DSMV-30)
  2. Proof of Address (Utility Bill, Lease Agreement, or a recent piece of mail with a post mark stamp)
  3. Driver’s License 
  4. Your current registration 

Temporary Plates:


If you purchased a vehicle through a private sale or an out of state dealer and want a 20 day temporary plate you will need to call 227-4000 (State DMV).

Boat Registration of new boats.


Provide the information below and place in the drop off box slot or mail as described above. 

Renewal of boats can be done by the State with the form you received in the mail or by the city with an additional $5.00 fee.

Items Needed For New Boats

  1. Detail Bill of Sale
  2. Copy of your NH License

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.