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Vehicle Registration

The Vehicle Registration process varies from state to state. Please call our department for specific registration requirements not mentioned below.

Renewing a current Kennebunkport registration:
*current vehicle registration
*valid insurance card
*current mileage.

Renewing a registration when moving to Kennebunkport from another municipality in Maine: 
*proof of residency in Kennebunkport (deed, lease, rental agreement or letter from property owner)
*current Maine registration
*valid insurance card
*current mileage
NOTE: if it is not renewal time, address changes must be processed at a BMV branch

New vehicle registration from a licensed dealer in the State of Maine (if transferring plates from another vehicle):
*proof of residency in Kennebunkport (deed, lease, rental agreement or letter from property owner) if this is your 1st time registering here
*registration for the plates you plan to use
*current mileage
*valid insurance card for the new vehicle
*title application (from the dealer)
*bill of sale, invoice or lease agreement (from the dealer)
*window sticker (if a brand new vehicle)
NOTE: name(s) on registration for old plates must match the purchase agreement of the new vehicle. If they do not match, all parties on old registration must come in to the office to sign a form or go to a BMV branch to obtain new plates

New vehicle registration from private sale or out of state dealer:
*proof of residency in Kennebunkport (deed, lease, rental agreement or letter from property owner) if this is your first time registering here
*if you are transferring plates, the registration from that vehicle
*bill of sale, invoice or lease agreement
*title for vehicle
*window sticker (if a brand new vehicle)
*current mileage
NOTE: You will pay excise tax in our office and then go to a BMV branch to pay sales tax, title and obtain plates

New registration when moving from another state:
*proof of residency in Kennebunkport (deed, lease, rental agreement or letter from property owner)
*vehicle registration from previous state
*title from previous state (or lender name & address if it is financed)
NOTE: our office will collect excise tax and you will then go to a BMV branch for title work and plates

Trailer Registrations
: Please call for registration information, not all trailer registrations are processed with us. For renewals of utility and boat trailers, you may process on Rapid Renewal for a period of one or two years.

Duplicate copy of registrations: Fee - $6.00
*Please know your plate number and current mileage

Duplicate plate stickers: Fee - $.25 each
*current vehicle registration is required

Payment options - cash or check preferred. Credit and debit cards will have a 2.75% convenience fee added to the total.

Please feel free to call our office Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. if you have any questions.
rapidrenewal
For online vehicle registration renewals, please click on the Rapid Renewal Logo 

BMV’s Main Office in Augusta (207-624-9000 ext. 52149) is open to from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

The BMV Branch Offices are open to the public from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The phone number to the Kennebunk branch is (207) 985-4890.