How long is the wait to register a car in Rhode Island?

By law, if a person purchases a car from a private party, it needs to be registered within two days, according to DMV spokesperson Paul Grimaldi. He said those who need to register a vehicle can mail or drop off the form at any branch.

Do you need an appointment at RI DMV?

RI DMV BREAKING NEWS. RESERVATIONS RI Division of Motor Vehicles is currently open by reservation only. Reservations are available for the Cranston, Woonsocket, Middletown, and Wakefield offices. NO WALK-INS ALLOWED.

How do I talk to a person at the DMV in RI?

Contact Us

  1. Main Information. Phone: (401) 462-4368.
  2. Accident Office. Phone: (401) 462-5710 | Fax: (401) 462-5788.
  3. Cashiers. Phone: (401) 462-5721.
  4. Commercial Driver’s License. Phone: (401) 462-5813 | Fax: (401) 462-5805.
  5. Dealers Commission and Regulations.
  6. Directions to Offices.
  7. Disability Placards.
  8. Enforcement.

How do I make an appointment at the RI DMV?

To make an appointment, visit:

How old does a car have to be to not need a title in Rhode Island?

Rhode Island does not require titles on vehicles year 2000 and older. However, you will need to complete a Bill of Sale and have identification. Titles are required on all vehicles year 2001 and newer. If your title is lost, a duplicate title can be obtained from the DMV.

Can I get a real ID at AAA in RI?

AAA members may also obtain a REAL ID at any of the association’s branch offices. There is no additional cost for a REAL ID, when you apply for it during your renewal period. A REAL ID will cost $26.50 outside your renewal period.”

Does RI DMV accept cash?

A. Acceptable forms of payment are: cash, money orders, personal checks, bank checks, and credit card (VISA, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express). All credit cards have a minimum fee of $1.50 per transaction. Third party checks are not accepted.