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Massachusetts RMV Resource Links & FAQs

Here you’ll find everything you need to prepare for your tests and tasks with the Massachusetts RMV.

Driver’s license and vehicle tasks are completed with the Registry of Motor Vehicles. The official website for the Massachusetts RMV is:

Online Services at the Massachusetts RMV

If you can avoid a trip to your local DMV office, you’re in luck. The Massachusetts RMV offers the following services online:

  • Renew your driver’s license.
  • Renew vehicle registration.
  • Change your address.

Visit to set up an online account and complete your driver’s license and vehicle tasks online.

Massachusetts Driver’s Licenses & Learner’s Permits is designed to help you prepare for and pass your DMV written tests – all for free!

We want you to focus on studying and being a safe driver. We don’t think you should pay extra for this.

Massachusetts RMV Practice Tests

Massachusetts RMV Permit Practice Test

Road Signs & Traffic Signals Practice Test

Free Massachusetts RMV Cheat Sheets & Study Guides (Including Free PDF Print-Outs)

We also provide overviews of the steps you’ll need to take at the DMV, so you can be better prepared and know what to expect when it comes time to make a visit to your local office or complete a task online or through the mail. You’ll also find tips and guides designed to help make you the most knowledgeable driver and vehicle owner as possible.

How to Get a Driver’s License in Massachusetts

Driver’s Education in Massachusetts

REAL ID Identification Requirements at the DMV

Driver’s License for Undocumented Immigrants

Driving Safety Topics: Distracted Driving, Defensive Driving, DUI, Seat Belt Laws, and More!

Massachusetts Motorcycle License & CDL

Are you interested in obtaining other types of driver’s licenses and endorsements in Massachusetts? has you covered!

Massachusetts Motorcycle License Practice Tests & Application Requirements

Massachusetts Motorcycle Written Exam Simulation

Free CDL Practice Tests & Guides

Massachusetts Car Registration & Title

After you get your driver’s license, you’re going to need something to drive, right? We’ve got the information you’ll need to get started.

Massachusetts Car Registration & Title Information

Smog Check & Vehicle Inspection Requirements

Car Insurance Requirements

Vehicle History Reports

Free Bill of Sale Form

Massachusetts License & Registration FAQs

What documents do I need to get a Massachusetts driver’s license?

You’ll need to prove your identity, age, Massachusetts address, and Social Security Number.

How do I renew my driver’s license in Massachusetts?

You can renew online or in person.

How long do I have to renew my Massachusetts driver’s license after it expires?

You will have 2 years before you need to retake the written test and road test again.

Do I need a new driver’s license when I move to Massachusetts?

Yes, you’ll need to do so upon establishing residency in the state.

When will I receive my Massachusetts driver’s license after renewing or replacing it?

You should receive your updated license within a few weeks.

Can I get a copy of my Massachusetts registration online?

Yes, you can get a copy online.

How do I renew my car registration in Massachusetts?

You can renew online, over the phone, or through the mail.

Can I renew my car registration online in Massachusetts?

Yes, you can.

What happens if my Massachusetts car registration is expired?

You may be charged a late fee.

When will I receive my Massachusetts car registration and license plate stickers/tabs after I renew or replace them?

You should receive them in a few weeks.

How much of my Massachusetts car registration is tax deductible?

You can deduct your car registration fees from your federal income taxes if a portion of your registration is based on the vehicle’s value. Refer to your registration documents for details.

Do I need to register my vehicle when moving to Massachusetts?

Yes, you’ll need to transfer your out-of-state registration and title.

Massachusetts RMV Office Locations & Appointments

Sometimes there’s nothing you can do to avoid a trip to the DMV.

Use the Massachusetts office finder to locate DMVs near you:

Here you’ll be able to find:

  • Addresses and directions.
  • DMV Office Hours.
  • Holiday and Weekend Schedules.
  • Acceptable forms of payment.
  • Current wait times, if available.

Remember, if you do have to visit the Massachusetts RMV, it’s always a good idea to make an appointment. This can help reduce the time you’ll need to spend there.

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