Register & Title a Motorcycle in Nevada

Register & Title a Motorcycle in Nevada

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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.
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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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