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MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION

Abandoned motor vehicles, purchasers, Minn. Statutes 2004 168B.08

Administration

Monthly series registration, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.017

Public Safety Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.187

Affidavits

Classic motorcycles, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.105

Collector motor vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.10

Agents, owners, acting for, powers, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.013

All-terrain vehicles, fees, depositing, Minn. Statutes 2004 84.927

Ambulances, fees, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.012

Application of law

Commercial vehicle operation, federal prohibition, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.187

Leases, Minn. Statutes 2004 336.2A-104

Motor vehicle sales taxes, payment, Minn. Statutes 2004 297B.06

Applications

Checking against stolen motor vehicles list, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.34

Dealers, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.10

Fleet vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.127, 2004 168.187

Forms, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.10, 2004 168.101, 2004 168.33

Imported motor vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2004 168A.085

Licenses based on gross weight, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.013

Limousines, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.128

Manufacturers, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.10

Motor vehicle purchaser's certificate, Minn. Statutes 2004 297B.05

No-fault automobile insurance use, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.797, 2004 169.798

Personal information, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.346

Persons under age 18, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.101

Proportional registration, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.187

Purchase or acquisition of motor vehicle for use in state, presumption, Minn. Statutes 2004 297B.07

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.10

Title certificate, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.13

Vehicles from other states, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.13

Violations and penalties, see same under this topic

Armed forces members

Exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.031 to 2004 168.033, 2004 168.04

Arrests, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.91

Buses, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.102, 2004 168.62 to 2004 168.65

Cancellation, see Revocation, amendment, modification, suspension, or cancellation under this topic

Cards, see Registration cards under this topic

Certificates of registration

Alteration, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.36

Cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.013, 2004 168.65

Contents, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.11

Copies, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.11

Defacement, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.26

Defined as registration, Minn. Statutes 2004 168A.01

Deputy registrars of motor vehicles, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.33

Duplicate certificates, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.29

Expiration, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.014

Interpretation of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.11

Issuance, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.11, 2004 168A.085

Loss, sworn statements, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.15

Motor vehicle registration tax payment, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.11

Number, assignment, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.11

Public Safety Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.11

Retention, requirement, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.11

Return, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.15, 2004 168.17

Signatures, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.11

Surrender, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.10, 2004 168.127, 2004 168.33

Transfer, assignment, notice of sale, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.15

Use in lieu of title certificate, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.11, 2004 168.13

Certificates of title, see under MOTOR VEHICLES

Classic cars, collector motor vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.10

Classic motorcycles, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.105

Collector motor vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.10

Commercial vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.187

Commuter vans, category, established, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.126

Conditional registration, Minn. Statutes 2004 168A.07

Conflict of laws

Leases, Minn. Statutes 2004 336.2A-104

Proportional registration, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.187

Reciprocity, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.012

Contested cases

Proportional registration, administration, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.187

Data

Access, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.345, 2004 168.346

Classification, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.345, 2004 168.346

Disclosure, public safety purpose, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.346

Motor vehicle lessees, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.345

Motor vehicle owners, addresses, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.346

Public Safety Department, liability, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.34

Surcharges, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.345

Dealers

Exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.013

Requirements and regulations, compliance, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.10, 2004 168.33

Definitions

Interstate registration and reciprocity, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.187

Motor vehicle registration, taxation, sale, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.011

Motor vehicle titles, Minn. Statutes 2004 168A.01

Deputy motor vehicle registrars, see DEPUTY REGISTRARS OF MOTOR VEHICLES

Disabled war veterans, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.031

Disclosure, data, public safety purpose, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.346

Display, see Violations and penalties under this topic

Exemptions

Armed forces personnel, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.031 to 2004 168.033, 2004 168.04

Determination by use, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.012

Disabled war veterans, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.031

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.012

Manufacturers, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.26

Motor vehicle dealers, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.013

Tax-exempt vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.012

Expiration

Destruction, theft, dismantling, or permanent removal of motor vehicle, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.15

Temporary permit, display, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.09

Towing of vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.041

False statements, applications, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.10

Farm trucks, see Violations and penalties under this topic

Federal emission standards

Imported motor vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2004 168A.085

Federal heavy vehicle use tax, payments, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.013

Fees

Additional fees, Minn. Statutes 2004 168A.29

Agricultural chemical transport trucks, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.018

All-terrain vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2004 84.922

Depositing, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.127, 2004 168.29, 2004 168.33

Determination, formulas, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.187

Duplicates, fees for, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.33

Exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.012, 2004 168.33

Farm trucks, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.018

Fertilizer transport trucks, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.018

Filing fees, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.33

Fleet vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.127

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 168A.29

Handicapped license plates, credits, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.021

Initial registration, Minn. Statutes 2004 115A.908

Lienholders, payment by, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.013

Monthly series registration system, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.017

Off-highway motorcycles, Minn. Statutes 2004 84.788

Proportional registration, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.187

Proratable vehicles, computation, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.187

Quarterly registration, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.018

Reciprocity, see same under this topic

Refunds, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.16

Registration period, extension, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.017

Tax-exempt vehicle registration, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.012

Title fees in lieu of transfer fees, Minn. Statutes 2004 168A.29

Transfer of registration

Failure to submit fees, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.101

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 115A.908, 2004 168.54

Waste management fees, Minn. Statutes 2004 16A.531, 2004 115A.908

Trip permits, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.187

Underage registration, failure to submit fees, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.101

Unused portion, credits, refunds, accounting, rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.187

Fines, audit violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.187

Fleet vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.127, 2004 168.187

Forms, personal information

Disclosure, sale, rental, or use, notice, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.346

Fraud, applications, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.10

Gross earnings tax companies, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.013

Imported motor vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2004 168A.085

Information about, interpretation of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.34

Initial registration

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.013

Leased vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.017

Intercity buses, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.62 to 2004 168.65

International registration

Proportional registration, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.187

Interpretation of law

Information requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.34

Proportional registration, exclusivity, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.187

Registration certificates, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.11

Issuance

Imported motor vehicles, limitations, Minn. Statutes 2004 168A.085

Motor vehicle certificate of title, Minn. Statutes 2004 168A.02

Motor vehicle sales taxes, payment, Minn. Statutes 2004 297B.06

Refusal, commercial interstate motor vehicle carriers, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.187

Laws, Public Safety Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.33

Lawsuits, conditional registration, Minn. Statutes 2004 168A.07

Lending, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.10

License plates, see LICENSE PLATES

Limousines, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.128

Manufacture, violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.36

Manufacturers, requirements and regulations, compliance, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.10

Modification, see Revocation, amendment, modification, suspension, or cancellation under this topic

Monthly series registration system

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.017

Plates and insignia, display, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.09

Tabs and stickers, see under LICENSE PLATES

Motor carriers, see Vehicle registration under MOTOR CARRIERS

Motorcycles

Classic motorcycles, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.105

Off-highway motorcycles, Minn. Statutes 2004 84.788

Multistate Tax Compact, effect, Minn. Statutes 2004 290.171

Nonresidents

Application of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.211

Armed forces personnel, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.04

Persons under age 18, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.101

Purchase of vehicle from dealer, Minn. Statutes 2004 168A.11

Numbers

All-terrain vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2004 84.922

Motor vehicles struck by bullets, reporting, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.09

Off-highway motorcycles, Minn. Statutes 2004 84.788

Traffic accidents, drivers' duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.09

Owners, see Registrants under this topic

Park trailers, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.098

Passenger carriers

Common carriers, Minn. Statutes 2004 221.0252, 2004 221.031, 2004 221.131

Persons under age 18, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.101

Pioneer motor vehicles

Collector motor vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.10

Policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.187

Presumptions, purchase or acquisition of motor vehicle for use in state, Minn. Statutes 2004 297B.07

Previously registered vehicles, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 168A.01

Proportional registration, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.187

Proratable vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.09, 2004 168.187

Purchase, see Violations and penalties under this topic

Quarterly registration, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.018

Rate of tax, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.013

Rebuilt motor vehicles

Identification number, assignment, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.10

Receipts

All-terrain vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2004 84.922

Conditional issuance, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.17

Off-highway motorcycles, Minn. Statutes 2004 84.788

Park trailers, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.098

Reciprocity

Application of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.187, 2004 168.211

Cancellation, gross weight violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.013

Conflict of laws, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.012

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.187

Records and record keeping

Proportional registration, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.187

Recreational vehicles, park trailers, receipts, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.098

Refusal of registration

Grounds, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.10

Manufacturer's sworn statement, failure to file, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.321

Persons under age 18, failure to give statements, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.101

Registered owners, see Registrants under this topic

Registrants

Addresses, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.346

Data, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.34, 2004 168.345, 2004 168.346

Rebuilt motor vehicles, assignment of identification number, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.10

Residence, basis, county state-aid highway fund allocations, Minn. Statutes 2004 162.07

Social Security numbers, data classification, Minn. Statutes 2004 13.69

Registrar of motor vehicles, see under PUBLIC SAFETY DEPARTMENT

Registration cards

Copies, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.11

Display, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.11

Fleet vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.127

Proratable vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.187

Semitrailers, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.09

Surrender, gross weight violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.013

Transfer of title, Minn. Statutes 2004 168A.13

Registration year, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.09

Reinstatement

Commercial interstate motor vehicle carriers, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.187

Motor vehicle transfers, failure to deliver title certificates, fees, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.301

No-fault motor vehicle insurance, proof, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.792, 2004 169.797

Renewal periods, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.013

Renewal

Filing fees, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.33

Fleet vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.127

Motor vehicle certificate of title, requirement, Minn. Statutes 2004 168A.02

Notice, Public Safety Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.11

Rental motor vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.15, 2004 168.16

Rental trailers, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.843

Reports about

Public Safety Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.33

Telephone information, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.345

Requirements

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.09, 2004 168.10, 2004 169.79

Motor vehicle purchaser's certificates, Minn. Statutes 2004 297B.04, 2004 297B.05

Temporary nonresident vehicle permits in lieu of, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.091

Reregistration

Excessive gross weight, windshield stickers, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.013

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.013

License plates, display, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.09

Reregistration after cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.013

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.09

Revocation, amendment, modification, suspension, or cancellation

Axle weight violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.013

Certificates of title, transfer violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.17, 2004 168A.10

Commercial interstate motor carriers, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.187

Commercial zone trucks, operating outside zone, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.013

Gross weight violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.013

License plates, return or seizure, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.17, 2004 168.36

Motor vehicle registration taxes, payment violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.17

Motor vehicle transfer violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.301

No-fault automobile insurance violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.791, 2004 169.792, 2004 169.797

Refusal to surrender, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.10

USDOT carrier number violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.185

Use of vehicle, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.36

Rulemaking about

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.33

Intercity buses, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.64

Monthly series registration system, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.017

Proportional registration, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.187

Reciprocity, trip permits, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.187

Safety standards, imported motor vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2004 168A.085

Sale, violations, see Violations and penalties under this topic

School buses, preregistration inspection, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.102

Stickers, see Tabs and stickers under LICENSE PLATES

Street rods, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.10

Surety bonds, applications, Minn. Statutes 2004 168A.085

Surrender

Fleet vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.127

Refusal to surrender, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.10

Surrendered certificates, cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.33

Suspension, see Revocation, amendment, modification, suspension, or cancellation under this topic

Tabs, see Tabs and stickers under LICENSE PLATES

Taxes, see MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION TAXES

Transfer fees

Public Safety Department fees, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.54

Waste management fees, Minn. Statutes 2004 16A.531, 2004 115A.908

Transfer of duties to, Public Safety Department, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.325

Trucks

Quarterly registration, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.018

Rental trucks, percentage of taxable trucks, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.842

USDOT carrier numbers, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.185

Unauthorized motor vehicles, purchasers, Minn. Statutes 2004 168B.08

Validation stickers, see Tabs and stickers under LICENSE PLATES

Violations and penalties

Application violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.10, 2004 168.101, 2004 168.35

Arrests, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.91

Axle weight violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.013

Certificates of registration, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.36

Certificates of title, transfer violations, suspension of registration, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.17, 2004 168A.10

Failure to register, fleet vehicles, certificates of title, refusal, Minn. Statutes 2004 168A.08

Fee violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.101

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.10, 2004 168.17

Lending, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.10

Manufacture violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.36

Proportional registration, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.187

Quarterly registration, trucks, operating after expiration, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.018

Reregistration, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.09

Surrender violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.10, 2004 168.36

Suspended or revoked registration, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.36

USDOT carrier number violations, motor vehicle registration, revocation, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.185

Use violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.36

Vehicles without safety glass, registration prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.74