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Town of Plaistow New Residents Information
TOWN OF PLAISTOW
NEW RESIDENTS INFORMATION
382-8129 ext 16
Mon. 8 AM - 7 PM
Tues, Wed, & Thurs. 8 AM - 4:30 PM
Fri. 7 AM - Noon


1.      Establish Residency:  We will need either a notarized letter from the landlord stating that you live at their property or a copy of your mortgage statement showing both your name and the Plaistow address.  Plus you will need a current utility bill or at least recent mail showing a recent postmark and your name with the Plaistow address.

2.      Register your vehicles:  We will need your titles to each vehicle, if you hold them, to register and issue plates to you.  If you have a bank loan on the vehicle, bring in the following:  your current registration and the name and address of the bank that is holding the title.  We will also need to know the date you bought the vehicle and the mileage at the time of the sale.  We will then get the title application ready and have you mail it to the Title Bureau; they will contact your lien holder and have your title swapped for a NH title.  When this is finished, Concord will mail you a letter explaining that you should bring the letter to us along with your blue copy of the title application, and we can issue the plates.  You will be charged a state fee and a town tax, which is an excise tax.

3.      Change your license: You will need to bring 1 Primary, 1 Secondary and 1 Residency document OR 2 Primary and 1 Residency document.

Primary Documents
Birth Certificate                                                    
Valid Passport                                                                      
Valid Military ID                                                            
Valid Photo Drivers License

Secondary Documents
Photo image driver's license
Non-driver ID
State of Nh employee ID
Marriage or Civil Union Certificate
Divorce Decree for name change
Social Security Card
Current student photo ID
Military discharge papers

Residency
Valid NH Title
Blue copy of a Title Application
Valid NH Registration
Notarized letter from landlord
Mortgage Statement
Current utility bill
Property Tax bill
Government check or document
Issued by an offical in place of residency
Payroll check or document
Verification by a parent


ALL DOCUMENTS MUST BE IN ENGLISH!

YOU HAVE 60 DAYS AFTER MOVING INTO THE STATE TO CHANGE BOTH YOUR VEHICLE REGISTRATIONS AND TITLES AND ALSO YOUR DRIVERS LICENSE.

Dog licenses need to be obtained for all dogs over 3 months old.  We will need a current rabies certificate.  The cost is $10.00 or $7.50 for a fixed animal.  Seniors over 65 get one dog for a fee of $2.00.




 
Town of Plaistow, New Hampshire    145 Main Street, Plaistow, NH 03865    Phone:(603) 382-5200
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