Additional Resources:

Nearest BMV Locations:

Rumford

65 Lincoln Avenue
Rumford, ME 04276
Tel: (207) 369-9921

Fax: (207) 369-0106
Driving Directions

Lewiston

36 Mollison Way Suite 1
Lewiston, ME 04240
Tel: (207) 753-7750

Fax: (207) 783-5385
Driving Directions

Vehicle Registrations

Passenger vehicles are registered annually on a staggered basis. Generally, registrations expire one year from the month issued. The registrant must be a resident in the Town of Sumner to complete a motor vehicle registration at the Sumner Town Office.  

Registration Renewals

Registration renewals can be completed online and in person at the Sumner Town Office. For online registration, you will need a copy of your old registration, your current insurance card, and also your current mileage. Payment will be by electronic check via Maine Rapid Renewal. 

 

          Online Vehicle Registration Renewal

Please note online renewal is not available for new registrations. 

The following information is needed at the time of your registration renewal:

  • Proof of insurance

  • Previous registration

  • Vehicle's current mileage

New Registrations

The Town of Sumner is authorized to issue new registrations for passenger & combination vehicles, motorcycles, trailers, mopeds, motor homes, antique autos, farm vehicles, special equipment and commercial trucks to be registered for no more than 26,000 pounds gross vehicle weight.  As of January 1, 2010, 1995 and newer vehicles need a Maine title. A vehicle 1994 and older does not need a Maine title.

Private Sale
To register a vehicle purchased through a private sale, the new owner must provide the following items at the time of registration:

  • A bill of sale that includes the make, serial (VIN) number, the date of the sale, and amount paid.  This must be signed by the seller & the new owner(s).

  • If the vehicle is 1995 or newer, the title from the previous owner is required.  The back of the title must be filled out to the new owner(s) and signed by the previous owner(s).

  • Proof of Insurance Coverage for the vehicle, as required by the State of Maine.

  • Current Mileage
     

Dealer Sale
To register a vehicle purchased through a Maine dealer, the new owner must provide the following items at the time of registration: 

  • Application for Maine Title from the dealer.   

  • A receipt or bill of sale from the dealer, indicating sales tax was paid.

  • Proof of Insurance Coverage for the vehicle, as required by the State of Maine.

  • Current Mileage

  • If the vehicle is brand new, you must also provide the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price window sticker or a copy of the sticker

For additional questions or more information regarding vehicle registrations, please contact the Sumner Town Office