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Commercial Vehicle Registration


State Motor Vehicles, Department of

Vehicles used for commercial purposes need a Commercial Vehicle Registration in New York State. Vehicles should be registered with the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV).

Residents of New York City must also pay a vehicle use tax when registering a vehicle. The tax rate depends on the type of vehicle. Most vehicles are taxed at $40 per year, but livery, bus, and taxi vehicles are taxed at $400 per year.

NYS Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)

6 Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY 12220
Phone (212) 645-5550

To find the nearest DMV location, please visit the DMV's website or call the number above.

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