You don’t need a driver’s license to register your car in California.
In fact, the CA DMV site mentions that all you need is to: Provide proof of your ID and car insurance.
Complete a Application for Title or Registration (Form REG 343).
What is California’s license plate?
Registrants provided their own license plates for display until 1914, when the state began to issue plates. Plates are currently issued by the California Department of Motor Vehicles. Front and rear plates are required on most types of vehicle in California, including all passenger vehicles.
How do you get a license plate?
How to Get Auto License Plates for a New Car
- Visit the department of motor vehicles (DMV) office in your area.
- Provide proof of ownership.
- Complete the Application for Certificate of Title.
- Provide a Certificate of Inspection.
- Submit the Bill of Sale.
- Pay the appropriate fees.
- Get your license plates.
Can you transfer license plates from one car to another California?
A registrant who wishes to transfer license plates from 1 vehicle to another must apply for a transfer within 5 days of acquiring the new vehicle. License plates may not be transferred from 1 owner to another.
What documents do I need to register my car in California?
To register, head to the DMV and submit:
- A Completed Application for Title or Registration (Form REG 343).
- The Vehicle’s Out-of-State Title.
- The Vehicle’s Out-of-State Registration.
- Proof of Insurance.
- A Valid Smog Certificate.
- Payment for Fees (see “Fees” below).
Can I drive in California with Canadian driver’s license?
People with a current valid driver’s license from a foreign country can legally drive in California. They do not need to get a California driver’s license or international driving permit (“IDP”) as long as: The license covers the type of vehicle they are driving in California (car, truck, motorcycle, etc.).
Do we need front license plate in California?
Yes, most definitely, it is an infraction to drive a vehicle missing a front license plate in the State of California. Vehicles registered in California must display valid license plates as evidence of current registration: Passenger vehicles must display 2 license plates: 1 plate on the front of the car.
Who makes license plates in California?
HOW LICENSE PLATES ARE MADE. Each and every license plate manufactured in the state of California starts at Folsom State Prison as bare metal aluminum. Inmates go through about 10 giant rolls of the aluminum each day.
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