The application must be made to the Registrar on the appropriate form, must bear the applicant’s signature, and must be written in ink.
The application must contain: (1) the name, bona fide residence and mailing addresses of the owner; (2) a description of the vehicle including the make, model, type of body, serial, or identification number; and (3) any other information reasonably required by the Registrar.
There is no period of grace for a late registration.
Upon vehicle registration, the Registrar shall issue a registration certificate to the owner of the vehicle.
The registration certificate shall contain: (1) the name and address of the owner; (2) the registration number assigned to the vehicle; (3) a description of the vehicle; and (4) on the reverse side of the certificate, an endorsement form for vehicle transfer.
A registration certificate for a vehicle leased for over 30 days must contain, in place of the name of the owner, the name of the owner together with the name and address of the lessee under the lease.
It is not permissible to operate a motor vehicle unless a registration certificate has been issued for the vehicle, and the original or photostatic copy of the registration certificate is carried in the vehicle or on the driver at all times.
A motor vehicle liability insurance card must be carried in the vehicle or on the driver when the vehicle is operated on the highway.
The Registrar may issue a permit to an applicant to operate the vehicle in New Brunswick on a temporary basis.
The owner of a motor-driven cycle must register the cycle. Upon registration, the owner shall be issued 1 registration plate. The age requirement for the registration of a motorcycle is 16 years of age or older.
The registration for vehicles expires on midnight of the same day 1 year after the day of initial vehicle registration, except for commercial vehicles with a weight in excess of 4,500 kg and vehicles engaged exclusively for the hauling of unprocessed farm products.
The registration, registration certificate, and registration plate are valid for a 1-year period.