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IC-14-16-1-8; IC-14-16-1-9; IC-14-16-1-11; IC-14-16-1-11.5

  • If you operate an ORV on public property, it must be registered. The only exception is a vehicle that is properly registered in another state and operated by a resident of that state.
  • All ORVs purchased after December 31, 2003, must be registered.
  • As of Jan. 1, 2014, the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) manages ORV and snowmobile registrations. You can complete registration and other related transactions at any BMV branch in Indiana or online at www.mybmv.com.
  • The pocket-sized Certificate of Registration must be carried on the vehicle and made available for inspection by law enforcement officers.
  • A bill of sale will serve in lieu of the Certificate of Registration for 31 days from the purchase date.
  • Registration decals must be attached to both sides of the forward half of the vehicle.
  • All decals must be maintained in a legible condition, and expired decals must be removed from the vehicle.
  • If your ORV is currently registered and you wish to renew, you may do so online.
Indiana ORV registration decal

Decals must be placed on both sides of the forward half of the ORV.