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Online Services in Massachusetts

Massachusetts is known as “The Spirit of America." When the spirit moves you to perform your next driving-related transaction, consider relying on online driver and vehicle services. These online transactions can help you avoid a trip to your local licensing agency.

Online Vehicle Services in MA

Usually, vehicle services are handled through the Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV). You can also take care of your vehicle-related needs with third-party vendors that we (DMV.org) connect you to. Private vendors are typically NOT affiliated with the government.

Massachusetts RMV Vehicle Services

The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles offers the following online vehicle services:

  • Vehicle registration renewal.
  • Cancel vehicle registration.
  • Check registration status.
  • Request title and lien-holder status on a vehicle.
  • Order vanity/specialty license plates.
  • Request an accident report.

Private Vendor Vehicle Services

A third-party company can provide you with timely vehicle-related services not offered by the MA RMV, including:

  • Car insurance search.
    • Compare the plans and rates of all your auto insurance options to ensure you make the smartest decision.
  • Motorcycle insurance search.
    • Find a motorcycle insurance plan fitting your needs without breaking the bank.
  • Extended vehicle warranty.
    • Worry less and possibly save money by investing in an extended vehicle warranty.
  • Vehicle history report (VHR).
    • You should always order a VHR and/or VIN check on any vehicle you're thinking about buying before purchasing.

Massachusetts License & Record Services

You can now accomplish a majority of your MA license and record-related tasks online. Depending on the service and how soon you need results, you may choose to either go directly through the Massachusetts RMV or through a private company.

MA Registry of Motor Vehicles Services

You can use the online services provided by the state to request:

  • Renewals for:
    • Driver's license.
    • State ID card.
    • Commercial driver license.
  • Duplicates of:
    • CDL.
    • Learner's permit.
    • State ID card.
  • A new MA state ID card.
  • An upgrade on your CDL.
  • Applications for:
    • New CDL.
    • Learner's permit.
  • Vehicle registration records.
  • Driving records.
  • Court records.
  • Change of address.
  • Registration to become an organ donor.
  • Status of your driver's license or permit.

Third-Party License & Record Services

You can go through a private vendor for assistance with the following license and record-related items:

  • Driving records.
    • Use a third-party company to receive your personal or professional driving records in a timely manner.
  • Vital records.
    • A private vendor can be your one-stop source for all types of MA vital records (birth, death, marriage, divorce).
  • Background checks.
    • Protect yourself and your business by running background checks on all potential employees.
  • Court records.
    • Order court records through a third-party vendor, which will do most of the tedious legal legwork for you.
  • Name change.
    • With just a single request, a private company can officially change your name across several government agencies.
  • International Driver's Permit (IDP).
    • To avoid any unnecessary trouble with the law abroad, make sure you have an IDP before driving in another country.
  • Expedited passport.
    • If you're leaving the country on short notice, take advantage of the expedited passport services offered by private vendors online.

Massachusetts Online Driver's Ed Services

Private companies can provide you with a variety of online driver's education products, including:

Dealing with the law is already stressful enough, so it's a relief you can now take care of some legal tasks online.

The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles allows you to pay traffic tickets and court fees from the comfort of your own home, using their online services.

A third-party company can also assist you with:

  • Finding a DUI lawyer.
    • When tackling something as serious as DUI charges, make sure a competent attorney is at your side to ensure your best chances in court.
  • Protecting your identity.
    • Your identity is one of the most valuable things you can protect, so invest in a trustworthy company that'll keep your personal information safe.

Miscellaneous Online Services in MA

If you couldn't find the services you looked for above, don't worry! Check out a few of the Massachusetts RMV's miscellaneous online services:

  • Schedule a road test.
  • CDL self-certification.
  • Look up your Driver's Ed certificate.
  • Pay road test and driver's license fees.
  • Apply for the NuRide carpool program.
  • Sign up for E-ZPass MA.

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