How To Register Your Trailer

  1. Power of Attorney required for all registration.
  2. If your trailer is already REGISTERED OR TITLED to you in your state:
  3. Is your trailer a new purchase (private party, dealer, or business)?
    • Does it weigh less than 3000 lbs when empty?
    • Does your trailer EXCEED 3000 lbs when empty and is 1998 or newer?
      • REGISTER HERE. You will be prompted to MAIL the ORIGINAL documents to our office:
      • Original title or certificate of origin showing transfer of ownership
      • Copy of the bill of sale
      • Our original notarized Power of Attorney
      • Mail these documents with tracking
  4. Is your trailer a HOMEMADE trailer or is your VIN number less than 17 digits?
    • If your trailer VIN is less than 17 digits we will need a title copy or our MVT10 form filled out and signed by your local law enforcement.
    • If your trailer is HOMEMADE: Maine will only accept a VIN that is State assigned.
    • Please forward a copy of the title with your State assigned VIN or our MVT10 form filled out and signed by your local law enforcement. This can be found in the forms tab.

** Your bill of sale must include ALL of the following:

Buyer & seller names, addresses & signatures

Trailer: MAKE, YEAR, VIN

Purchase Price & Purchase Date

A template can be found here

  • All proof of ownership must include the owner’s full name & full VIN number
  • Submitting a certificate of origin – transfer of ownership must be completed on the back including buyer’s name and address
  • Your order includes a Maine plate & registration card