VIN checks are conducted for Coventry residents on the following days at the times listed below. (Weather permitting)
|Tues||10am - 2pm||N/A|
|Wed||10am - 2pm||5pm - 8pm|
|Thurs||10am - 2pm||5pm - 8pm|
|Fri||10am - 2pm||N/A|
|Sat||10am - 12pm||N/A|
Make sure you have the following when you arrive.
You must be Coventry resident. Please show a photo ID (for example: voter id, valid RI driver's license, etc.) proving you are a Coventry resident or a utility bill with your new Coventry address.
The vehicle, motorcycle, or trailer you are attempting to register (2001 and newer only)
A valid driver's license. If you are registering the vehicle for another Coventry resident, you must have a copy of their valid driver's license.
$10.00 cash, check, or money order. Exact Change Required!
NOTE: If you're having a VIN checked on a vehicle that you own that is actively registered to you in another state, you must provide a copy of that registration. The registration certificate will be accepted in place of the vehicle title and bill of sale.
· 5-day plates issued at DMV locations for the express purpose of obtaining a VIN Inspection from a local police station prior to an initial registration in Rhode Island
· All paperwork, including proper proof of Rhode Island insurance, (besides a required VIN check) is required to be submitted before obtaining a 5-day temp plate
· These cannot be used to transport a vehicle from Rhode Island to another state