Register & Title a Motorcycle in Nevada

Register & Title a Motorcycle in Nevada

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

Nevada Title & Inspection Requirements for Old Motorcycles

  • Does Nevada have an equipment/safety inspection?
    • Not required.
  • Does Nevada require VIN Inspections for motorcycles bought out of state?
    • Required for out of state motorcycles.
  • Does Nevada require a title for old motorcycles?
  • Yes, all motorcycles are titled.

How to Title and Register a Motorcycle in Nevada

To register and title your bike in Nevada, you need the following:

Notarization Required on the following documents in Nevada:

  • Bill of Sale notarized or signed in front of DMV agent.

Registering a No Title Motorcycle in Nevada

Option 1: Bikes from Nevada

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

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.

Nevada Street Legal Motorcycle Equipment Requirements

Nevada motorcycles must have the following to be street legal:

  • Rearview mirrors.
  • Fenders on both wheels.
  • Handlebars maximum 6” above shoulder height.
  • Passenger footrest when carrying passenger.
  • Turn signals required for motorcycles manufactured after 1972.
  • Brake light may not display a blue light larger than 1” in diameter.

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

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