COVID-19 Effects on Registration Services
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, state DMVs nationwide have closed driver licensing offices, extended license and registration expiration dates, and/or limited the transactions they are processing. If possible, residents should use the OMV’s online services to complete any relevant transactions. Follow the OMV’s most recent updates for the latest information.
To legally operate your vehicle in Louisiana, you must register it with the Office of Motor Vehicles (OMV) either in person or by mail. You will need to provide various documents, including proof of ownership and proof of car insurance. Registration fees and taxes vary based on your vehicle and which parish you live in. New Louisiana residents should be prepared to supply out-of-state title and registration.
Keep reading for complete details about registering a car in Louisiana.
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