Navigating your way through the policy and procedure of the Massachusetts DMV can be difficult. Here are a few frequently asked questions regarding temporary plates that could save you both time and aggravation.
Q) If I buy a car out of state and I am issued temporary out of state plates, is it legal to drive with them in Massachusetts?
A) No, it is not. Massachusetts does not recognize out of state temporary plates issued to a Massachusetts resident as legal. Massachusetts does not issue temporary plates for its own residents