Louisiana Registration Information

The Pelican State

Need to register a vehicle in Louisiana?

In order to register by mail, all documents and monies must be submitted simultaneously. The following items are required:

  • Application for title (DPSMV 1799), properly completed and signed by the owner, showing the current physical Louisiana address. If the mailing address is a post office box or an out-of-state address, it must be shown as a mail-to address. Must list driver's license number or Federal EIN number (for companies) on application. The liability insurance declaration must be signed for motorized vehicles only.
  • Check or money order made payable to the Department of Public Safety to cover fees and/or taxes.
  • Military personnel should submit proof they are in military service.