You can ask the Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) to register a car.
You are not allowed to drive an unregistered car on a public road.

To register a car/motorbike/truck, the car must be roadworthy. Roadworthy means the car is safe to drive by law.

You may need to take the car to a mechanic to check if it is roadworthy.

You must go to the MVR and ask them to register the car.

You must pay money (registration fees) to MVR to register a car/motorbike/truck.

If your car has no licence plates, you get them from the MVR when you register the car.

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Vehicle Standards

Motor Vehicle Registry factsheet.

Vehicle Inspectors

Motor vehicle registry factsheet.

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