post #1 of Old 07-28-2009, 04:00 PM Thread Starter
Fallen7s
Registered User
1998 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: State College
Posts: 40
Moving... registering my jeep?

I'm getting an apartment in delaware, and relocating from my parents home in pa. I was wondering where exactly the line is drawn between which state you should have your vehicle registered in. I'll be living in de for at least a year, but come home at least once a month. Is switching my title, registration and everything necessary or can I get away with still having my registration and insurance through pa?
Fallen7s is offline  
post #2 of Old 07-28-2009, 04:07 PM
Awshux
Cynical Bastard
 
Awshux's Avatar
2004 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Chandler
Posts: 1,902
The laws in each state differ, but your registration is typically based on your "permanent" residence. In other words, if you're going to school in one state but will otherwise still maintain your parent's house as your official residence, you may not have to register your vehicle in Delaware. If, however, you're setting out on your own and are establishing your own address from this point forward, you'll likely need to get it registered in the new state. Regardless, you should research the laws in Delaware, since that's where you'll be spending most of your time and doing most of your driving.

You live and learn. At any rate, you live.
-Douglas Adams
Awshux is offline  
post #3 of Old 07-28-2009, 05:19 PM
MN_NATV
Registered User
1995 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: New Castle
Posts: 179
I live near the DE Memorial bridge, and I see cars with PA tags parked in front of houses all the time, and they don't really do anything about it. It may be easier to get it registered in DE, but without knowing why you're moving to DE and where, I can't say for sure.
MN_NATV is offline  
post #4 of Old 07-29-2009, 08:51 AM Thread Starter
Fallen7s
Registered User
1998 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: State College
Posts: 40
My fiance has a job in wilmington and we're moving to the new castle area, and we will be renting an apartment there for about a year... the more i read the more i'm realizing i'll probably have to switch it over. damn.
Fallen7s is offline  
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Jeep Forums Replies Last Post
registering vehicle. 5.9 ANDY General Discussion 1 11-08-2009 09:19 AM
Registering a Massachusetts car in NY. Needs some advice here. Divinitous General Discussion 4 11-25-2008 11:35 AM
registering a salvage title in california charlescho General Discussion 2 04-09-2008 09:04 PM
Registering a German Shepherd EaglesSJ General Discussion 14 04-20-2006 08:40 AM
Registering a historic truck....yea or nay? mrfister General Discussion 4 04-13-2005 11:05 AM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome