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How to Get a North Dakota Assigned Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) – Cars, Vans, Trucks

How to Get a North Dakota Assigned Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) – Cars, Vans & Trucks

I remember the first time I bought a car. Getting an assigned vehicle identification number (VIN) was like pulling teeth, and finding out how to change your VIN on your new purchase is even worse. If you’re anything like me, then this article will be a life changer for you!

North Dakota driver services fall under the ND Department of Transportation (DOT). Other states might call it something different, like the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV), Motor Vehicles Division (MVD), Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (HSMV), Driver Services Department (DSD), Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV), Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA), Driver and Vehicle Services (DVS), Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV), Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC), Department of Licensing (DOL), Department of Driver Services (DDS), or Department of Public Safety (DPS).

 

How Do I Get a North Dakota Assigned Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)?

1. Go to the North Dakota Department of Transportation website.

2. Click on the link for “Vehicle Services.”

3. Click on the link for “Assigned Vehicle Identification Numbers (VIN).”

4. Complete the online application form.

5. Pay the required fee.

6. You will be assigned a VIN which will be valid for 60 days from the date of issuance.

 

What Documents Do I Need to Obtain a North Dakota VIN?

In order to get a North Dakota VIN, you will need to provide the following documents:

1. A completed North Dakota VIN Application form.

2. A copy of your vehicle registration certificate.

3. A valid photo ID (e.g., driver’s license, passport).

4. The fee for the North Dakota VIN, which is currently $5.

 

Why Should I Run a North Dakota VIN/Car ID Check?

1. To avoid buying a stolen vehicle: A North Dakota VIN/Car ID check can help you determine if a vehicle has been reported stolen.

2. To avoid buying a salvage vehicle: A North Dakota VIN/Car ID check can also help you determine if a vehicle has been declared a total loss (salvage) by an insurance company.

3. To get accurate information about the vehicle: A North Dakota VIN/Car ID check can provide you with important information about the vehicle, such as its make, model, year, and country of origin.

 

What Is Form SFN60467 in North Dakota?

Form SFN60467 is the North Dakota Assigned Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) form. This form is used to request a VIN for a vehicle that will be registered in North Dakota.

To get this form, you will need to contact the North Dakota Department of Transportation. The contact information for the department is as follows:

North Dakota Department of Transportation

608 East Boulevard Avenue

Bismarck, ND 58505-0700

Tel: 701-328-2725

Fax: 701-328-3757

 

What is a North Dakota License Plate? What About a Truck License Plate?

You will need to go to your local North Dakota DMV office and bring the following documents:

-Your car registration

-Your proof of insurance

-Your driver’s license

-The fee for the license plate

 

License Plate Lookup in North Dakota

If you are looking for a specific license plate in North Dakota, you can use the state’s online search tool. Simply enter the license plate number and state, and the search tool will return results with the registered owner’s name and address. If you are looking for a general idea of what kind of license plates are available in North Dakota, you can browse through the state’s online catalog. The catalog includes photos and descriptions of all available license plates.

How Do I Get a License Plate in North Dakota for Cars, Vans, or Trucks?

1. You must have a North Dakota driver’s license or ID card.

2. You must have insurance on the vehicle you want to register.

3. You must have the vehicle’s title or proof of ownership.

4. You must have a completed Application for Certificate of Title and Registration (Form SFN 2872).

5. If you are registering a vehicle that has never been registered in North Dakota, you will need to provide an out-of-state title or registration, or a manufacturer’s certificate of origin.

6. If you are leasing a vehicle, you will need to provide a notarized Lease Agreement (Form SFN 1875).

 

Passenger License Plates vs Commercial License Plates in North Dakota

Passenger license plates are for vehicles that are used primarily for personal use, while commercial license plates are for vehicles that are used primarily for business purposes. Commercial license plates typically have a higher weight limit and may be subject to different registration fees than passenger license plates.

 

North Dakota License Plate Renewal

If your vehicle is registered in North Dakota, you must renew your license plate every year. The renewal process is simple and can be done online, by mail, or in person.

To renew online, visit the North Dakota Department of Transportation website and login to your account. From there, you will be able to renew your license plate and pay the required fees.

If you prefer to renew by mail, simply fill out the renewal form that was sent to you and return it with payment to the address indicated.

Finally, if you need to renew in person, you can do so at any North Dakota DMV office. Be sure to bring along your renewal form and payment.

 

Smog Certification/Vehicle Inspection in North Dakota

A smog certification/vehicle inspection is a test that is conducted on a vehicle to ensure that it meets emissions standards. This test is required in order to register a vehicle in North Dakota.

There are two ways to get a smog certification/vehicle inspection in North Dakota:

1. Take your vehicle to an emission testing station. A list of stations can be found here:

2. Have your vehicle inspected at a licensed repair facility.

 

How to Transfer Your Vehicle Title in North Dakota?

1. Gather the required documents. In order to transfer your vehicle title in North Dakota, you will need to have the following documents:

-The current title of the vehicle, signed by the previous owner

-A completed Application for Certificate of Title (Form SFN 2872)

-A completed Vehicle Identification Number and Odometer Verification (Form SFN 18700)

-Proof of insurance for the vehicle

-Your driver’s license or identification card

2. Bring the required documents to your local county treasurer’s office. Once you have gathered all of the required documents, you will need to take them to your local county treasurer’s office in order to begin the title transfer process.

3. Pay the applicable fees. When you go to your local county treasurer’s office, you will be required to pay a number of fees in order to complete the title transfer process. These fees include:

-$5 for a new certificate of title

-$10 for a lien release, if applicable

-$8 for registration

4. Wait for your new certificate of title. After you have paid all of the necessary fees and submitted all of the required documentation, you will simply need to wait for your new certificate of title to arrive in the mail. Once you receive it, you will be the official owner of the vehicle!

 

Transferring a Vehicle’s Title As a New Resident of North Dakota

The following is needed to transfer a vehicle’s title as a new resident of North Dakota:

-A completed Application for Certificate of Title & Registration (Form SFN 2872)

-The out-of-state title or registration

-Proof of insurance

-An odometer reading if the vehicle is less than 10 years old

-Payment for all required fees and taxes

 

Is a Bill of Sale Required in North Dakota?

You do not need a bill of sale in North Dakota to get a VIN.

 

What is Required in a North Dakota Bill of Sale?

-The name, address, and telephone number of the seller

-The name, address, and telephone number of the buyer

-A description of the vehicle being sold that includes the year, make, model, VIN number (vehicle identification number), odometer reading at the time of sale

-The selling price of the vehicle

-The date of the sale

-Both parties must sign and date the Bill of Sale. The signature should be notarized.

 

Conclusion

You can get a North Dakota assigned vehicle identification number (VIN) by contacting the North Dakota Motor Vehicle Division.