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Assembled Vehicles

Overview

This page provides information about assembled vehicles. 
 
Use the links below to go directly to any section:
Definition
An assembled vehicle:
  • Has a body that does not resemble any particular year model or make of vehicle,
  • Was not built in a factory where the year, model, and make are assigned at the factory,
  • Was not rebuilt by a manufacturer, and
  • Is not an antique or special interest vehicle, a reconstructed vehicle, or a replica vehicle.
Title & Registration

IMPORTANT: This section describes how to title and register an assembled vehicle for the first time. If you want to transfer the title (already issued for an assembled vehicle), refer to the How To Guides for Titling and Registering Vehicles. 
 
IMPORTANT: Before applying, please determine if you legally qualify for Oregon vehicle registration

To Apply
To title and register an assembled vehicle for the first time, you must:

To Submit Your Application
Take the vehicle, your completed application, supporting materials and payment to a DMV office
 
Note: Make checks or money orders payable to “Oregon DMV."   
 
Note: Due to the additional costs of associated merchant fees, DMV offices only accept cash and checks and do not accept credit or debit cards; however many office locations have ATMs available.

How Long Will It Take
If everything is in order, plates and stickers will be issued immediately at the DMV office.

Titles are generally mailed to applicants about three to five weeks after DMV receives the necessary paperwork. Delays may occur during peak processing months.

License Plates

The license plates issued to assembled vehicles depends upon the vehicle type. See Vehicle Types and License Plates for more information. 

Related Information
Additional information that may be relevant includes: