If you purchase a vehicle from a dealership in New Jersey, that dealership will handle your registration and title work for you. If you purchase a used vehicle from an individual owner, dealership or auction, or transfer a vehicle into New Jersey, you are required to register that vehicle at a New Jersey motor vehicle agency. If you purchase a vehicle with no financing, the dealership may give you the title paperwork to be filed and transferred along with new registration at a New Jersey motor vehicle agency.
If the purchaser is a company or business:
If purchased at auction, and the vehicle is non-titled:
If transferred from a state that issues titles, but the title has no NJ Dealer Tax Stamp:
If transferred from a state that doesn’t issue titles: