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You will need to provide us with the current unexpired registration for the old vehicle, and the paperwork from the dealer or seller on the new vehicle. License plates are solely owned by the first person listed on the registration and can only be transferred and any credit applied to a registration that again reflects the same individual as the first person on the registration. If there is a leasing company involved, you can transfer your plates as long as the lessee is the same as the owner of the plates.
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The Town of Hanover accepts cash, certified bank checks, cashiers’ checks, personal checks (starter checks not accepted), or money order. Debit and Credit cards are also accepted with a 2.99% or $2.50 minimum convenience fee applied.
The Town of Hanover CAN issue regular NH license plates, Moose plates, vanity plates / initial plates, motorcycle plates, trailer plates, vanity antique plates, vanity motorcycle plates, vanity trailer plates, vanity Moose plates, Agricultural, Farm, and Tractor plates
The Town CANNOT issue regular antique plates, veteran plates of any kind, commercial plates, Pearl Harbor plates, Purple Heart plates, moped pleated dirt bike plates, Handicap plates, and apportioned plates. These plates can be obtained through the State of New Hampshire DMV Offices. Please call the State DMV at 603-271-2251 for questions regarding these types of plates.
Driver's licenses are obtained through any office of the State's Department of Motor Vehicles. The Concord DMV Office can be reached at 603-271-2251; phone numbers for local DMV offices are not available to the public.
Driver's licensing can be done Monday through Friday at the Claremont DMV.
You will need to produce the following documents to secure your driver's license:
You will need to provide us with the current registration or the renewal notice. Pursuant to the State of New Hampshire Privacy Act Law, Records and Certifications RSA 260:14, if you are unable to provide your vehicle information to us, we cannot "fill in the blanks" and provide it to you.
Please note that a title is a legal document and is required to be completed accurately and in its entirety by the SELLER in order for us to process your transaction.
No, the State of New Hampshire nor the Town of Hanover provides a refund if you move.
You will need to provide proof of Hanover residency to have your address changed on your license and registration here at the Town Office. You will need to complete a Record Change Request Form. Access the NH DMV Record Change Request Form.
You should bring the following with you to Town Hall: