Title and Registration

  • What is a Title and Registration?
    A title is a legal document that shows who owns certain property. In Michigan, motor vehicles, trailer coaches, trailers weighing 2,500 pounds or more empty, off-road vehicles, pickup campers, and watercraft 20 feet and over or with a permanently affixed engine must be titled.

    All motor vehicles and trailers used on Michigan roads must be registered and display valid license plates. A registration shows the plate number and what vehicle that plate is registered to.  To register a motor vehicle, provide either the previous registration or proof of insurance and ownership documents.

What Vehicles Require Titles and Registration?

Title and Registration Fee Information