Why do title and registration at the same time?

June 25, 2020,

A title deals with the ownership of a car and tells the state who the owner is and what liens are on the vehicle. A vehicle registration is linked to the license plates on the vehicle. The registration provides revenue for the state and a valid non-expired plate is evidence that the owner is current on registration fees. Many states require both title and registration to be done at the same time, and there is different documentation required for each process.

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