WERE YOU A MINNESOTA RESIDENT
AT THE TIME OF PURCHASE?
THIS VEHICLE WAS:
A VEHICLE ACQUIRED BY A MINNESOTA RESIDENT IS SUBJECT TO TAX AS SOON AS THE VEHICLE IS OPERATED ON A MINNESOTA STREET OR HIGHWAY. AN
AUTOMOBILE BROUGHT INTO MINNESOTA BY A NON-RESIDENT MUST BE REGISTERED WITHIN 60 DAYS; HOWEVER, IF THE FOREIGN STATE VEHICLE IS NOT
CURRENTLY REGISTERED, THE VEHICLE MUST BE REGISTERED IMMEDIATELY. TAX FOR THE NON-RESIDENT IS COMPUTED FROM THE APPLICATION DATE OR
60 DAYS AFTER THE VEHICLE IS BROUGHT INTO MINNESOTA, WHICHEVER IS FIRST. TAX ON A TRUCK IS DUE AND COMPUTED FROM THE APPLICATION DATE
OR THE DATE THE VEHICLE IS BROUGHT INTO MINNESOTA, WHICHEVER IS FIRST.
DATE THIS VEHICLE FIRST BROUGHT INTO MINNESOTA
I CERTIFY BY MY SIGNATURE I HAVE PURCHASED THE VEHICLE DESCRIBED ON THIS APPLICATION. CHECK ONE:
I am 17 years old and have completed an approved
driver training course.
I am 17 years old and a high school graduate.
I am an employed, emancipated minor and I have a
Minnesota driver's license.
When I was a resident of a foreign state, I was the duly registered owner of the automobile or
truck described on this application (COMPLETE SECTION E)
BY LAW, THE TYPE, AND IN SOME CASES THE USE, OF YOUR VEHICLE DETERMINES WHICH REGISTRATION CLASS (PLATE) IS PROPER. THE
FOLLOWING IS A BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE LAW WHICH APPLIES TO THE CLASSES OF REGISTRATION. PLEASE CHECK THE BOX
CORRESPONDING TO THE PROPER CLASS FOR YOUR VEHICLE.
CLASS EXPLANATION OF REGISTRATION CLASSES
AUTOMOBILE AND STATION WAGONS
All passenger automobiles and vans, station wagons, ambulances and hearses. Also all pickup trucks with a manufacturer's rated capacity of 3/4 ton or less.
Duluth Transit Bus
Bus operated in cities of less than 70,000 population
Bus used exclusively for transporting students (must be inspected prior to registration)
All motorized bicycles, which do not exceed 50 cubic centimeters or 2 brake horsepower.
All motorcycles, motorbikes, minibikes and motorscooters. Engine number is required on front of form.
MOTORCYCLES AND MOPEDS
Self-propelled vehicle is a vehicle with permanently installed life support systems designed to be used for temporary living quarters while engaged in recreational or vacation
activities which uses the public streets or highways incidental to such activities and is not used as the residence of the owner or occupant. At least four of the following life support
systems must be present, two of which must be 1, 2 or 3.
1. Cooking with liquid propane gas supply. 2. Potable water supply including sink and faucet. 3. Separate 110-125 volt electrical power supply. 4. Heating
or air conditioning separate from vehicle engine. 5. Refrigerator – electric or propane. 6. Toilet – self-contained or connected to a plumbing system.
Towed vehicle used for temporary living quarters while engaged in recreational or vacation activities which uses the public streets or highways incidental to such activities and not
used as the residence of the owner or occupant. Limited to trailers up to 102” in width and 45’ in length.
All semi-trailers (Permanent plate)
Trailer with a gross weight of more than 3,000 pounds (except those registered in the B (utility), recreational, farm or semi trailer classes) or an equipment dolly used to transport the
owner’s construction machinery, equipment, implements and other objects used on a construction project, but not to be incorporated in or to become a part of a completed project.
Farm trailer with a gross weight in excess of 10,000 pounds drawn by a passenger automobile or farm truck. Used exclusively for transporting agricultural products from farm to
farm and to and from the usual market. May be registered on an annual or quarterly basis.
Trailer with a maximum gross weight of 3,000 pounds (except those registered in the recreational or farm classes). Permanent registration.
Park trailer (used for temporary living quarters) exceeds 8-1/2' in width but is no larger than 400 sq. Ft. (note: park trailers not used on the highways during the calendar year shall
be taxed as manufactured homes).
Manufactured homes any trailer or semi-trailer which is designed, constructed and equipped for use as a human dwelling place, living abode or living quarters. The manufactured
home is 320 sq. ft. Or more when erected on site.
Gross weight trucks used exclusively by the owner, to transport farm products or personal property from farm to market or to transport property and supplies to the owner’s farm or
occasionally used to transport unprocessed and raw farm products not produced by the owner of the truck from the place of production to market when such transportation
constitutes the first haul of such products, or used to transport raw and unfinished forest products harvested by the truck owner from the place of production to an assembly yard or
rail head when such transportation constitutes the first haul thereof, or used to transport milk and/or cream from a farm to an assembly point or place of final manufacture and/or
from an assembly point for final processing or manufacture providing the truck is a single unit truck and solely constructed for such use. Farm trucks may be registered on an annual
or quarterly basis.
Trucks used only in the commercial zone.
For CZ registration, enter LCC or ICC permit number:
All gross weight trucks except those registered in the farm or commercial zone class.
NOTE: TRAILERS AND TRUCKS REGISTERED ON A GROSS WEIGHT BASIS MUST BE REGISTERED AT A MINIMUM OF 1.25 TIMES THE EMPTY WEIGHT.
† FOR TRUCKS REGISTERED AT 78,000 OR HIGHER, MUST DECLARE THE NUMBER OF AXLES ON THE FRONT OF THIS APPLICATION NEXT TO THE OWNER’S SIGNATURE.
CHECK HERE IF VEHICLE IS A TRUCK-TRACTOR
Classic Car as defined by law (M.S. 168.10), and owned and operated solely as a collector’s item and not for general transportation purposes.
FOR CLASSIC, COLLECTOR, STREET ROD & PIONEER, PLEASE INDICATE DESIRED NUMBER OF PLATES:
One Plate Two Plates
Collector Vehicle is a vehicle which is at least 20 model years old and manufactured after 1935 and owned and operated solely as a collector’s item and not for general
transportation purposes. To register a vehicle in the collector class, the owner of the vehicle must have one or more vehicles with regular license plates.
REGULAR LICENSE PLATE NUMBER OF THE OTHER VEHICLE OWNED OR LEASED BY YOU:
REGULAR LICENSE PLATE NUMBER OF THE OTHER VEHICLE OWNED OR LEASED BY YOU:
Street Rod is a motorized vehicle manufactured prior to 1949 or designed and manufactured to resemble such vehicle and owned and operated solely as a street rod and
not for general transportation purposes. To register a vehicle as a street rod, the owner of the vehicle must have one or more vehicles with regular license plates.
Pioneer Vehicle Is a vehicle manufactured prior to 1936 which is owned and operated solely as a collector’s item and not for general transportation purposes.
Tax Exempt all vehicles required to display tax-exempt license plate(s) must have the name of the state department or political subdivision, non-public high school
operating a driver education program or licensed commercial driving school, plainly displayed on both sides of the vehicle; except those exempted by M.S. 168.012. For
more information regarding the marking or exemption requirements please call DVS at (651) 205-4082.
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, CONTACT A DEPUTY REGISTRAR OR THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
NON-COMMERCIAL Y CLASS - Non-commercial Y class (plate) is for one-ton pick-up trucks registered at 10,000, 12,000 or 15,000 used exclusively for personal use.