Vehicle Registrations

Please bring the following with you when you are registering a vehicle: 
  1. Proof of insurance 
  2. Current mileage
  3. Payment by cash, check, or credit card (fees apply when using credit/debit cards)
  4. The prior registration
  5. If you have just purchased a vehicle from a dealership please bring all of the paperwork from the sale. 
  6. If you have just purchased a vehicle through a private sale, please bring the bill of sale and title for the car
  7. If you are new to Kennebunk, please bring proof of your Kennebunk address such as an updated driver's license, mail sent to your Kennebunk address, a lease or mortgage statement, etc. 

Online Registrations: Vehicles and Utility Trailers

If you are renewing you current motor vehicle registration or utility trailer registration, you may do so online using the State of Maine's Rapid Renewal service. 

Excise Tax

Excise tax is an annual tax that must be paid prior to registering your vehicle. Except for a few statutory exemptions, all vehicles registered in the State of Maine are subject to excise tax.
Excise tax is paid at the local town office where the owner of the vehicle resides. When a vehicle needs to be registered, an excise tax is collected prior to the registration.