Motor Vehicle

License and Tax

  • New residents must license their motor vehicles within 30 days after moving into the State of Nebraska.
  • Sales tax must be paid on all new or used vehicles within the first 30 days following the purchase in order to prevent a penalty.
  • Proof of insurance is required to license a new vehicle or to renew an existing license. The insurance card must include an effective date and an expiration date, as well as the make, year, and VIN number of the vehicle.