Family Transfer

A Family Transfer exemption may be allowed when an individual transfers ownership of a vehicle that was previously registered to a family member. Family relations that are eligible for this exemption are:

      Spouse

      Son

      Daughter

      Father

      Mother

      Brother

      Sister

 

This includes step-parents, step-children, step-siblings, half-siblings, and adopted children. It does not include grandparents and grandchildren, or any other relations not listed above.

 

Required documents for this exemption:

      A completed RMV-1 Form

      A completed Form MVU-26

      Proof of Ownership

      Proof of tax paid, if the vehicle was purchased out-of-state less than six months ago.

 

Please see the Reducing the Tax Due section for more information on reciprocity.

 

An exemption is allowed on a jointly-owned vehicle transferred to a family member of either owner.