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Register & Title a Motorcycle in Mississippi


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This page will cover the street legal requirements and motorcycle registration and title process in Mississippi and provide some tips on how to register if you bought the motorcycle without a title.

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Mississippi Title & Inspection Requirements for Used Motorcycles

  • Does Mississippi have an equipment/safety inspection?
    • Not required.
  • Does Mississippi require VIN Inspections for motorcycles bought out of state?
    • Not required.
  • Does Mississippi require a title for old motorcycles?
    • Titles required. Vehicles over 25 years old are considered antique vehicles.

How to Title and Register a Motorcycle in Mississippi

You’ll need to provide the following:

  • Signed title
    • Bill of sale and old registration if bought in a state that doesn’t issue titles.
  • Bill of Sale
  • Registration and title fees.
  • Sales tax.

Find more information about Mississippi motorcycle registration and registration renewal.

Register a No Title Motorcycle in Mississippi

Option 1: Motorcycles purchased in Mississippi

Before sale is complete, ask previous owner to get a duplicate title:

Learn how to replace a lost motorcycle title in Mississippi.

Option 2: Bikes from out of state

If the motorcycle was bought in a state that requires motorcycle titles:

Option 3: Register in a No-Title State

Register the bike in a non-title, no residency requirement, mail-in registration application state, such as Vermont.

Mississippi Street Legal Motorcycle Equipment Requirements

Mississippi motorcycles must include:

  • Rearview mirror.
  • Fenders on both wheels.

Learn more about street legal motorcycle requirements.

This information was correct at the time of writing it, but state laws are subject to change.

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