How do I register a used car in Utah?

I just moved to Utah and bought a used pickup truck from a man on Craigslist. How do I register a used car in this state?

Answer
Congrats on your move! Registering a used car in Utah is a relatively simple process. All you will need to do is fill out some forms and make a trip to the DMV.
Before heading out to the DMV, you’ll need the following information about your vehicle:
  • Title
  • Proof of insurance
  • Registration card (most recent)
  • VIN for the vehicle, as well as serial inspection, when required
  • Gas or diesel emission certificate, when required
You may obtain your new registration by presenting the signed title, proof of insurance, and photo ID to a DMV clerk.
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Hope this helps!
Matthew Macgugan
Answered on Oct 27, 2021
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