VIN Checks

If the title is from another state or the vehicle was registered in another state, and the model year of the vehicle is 2001 or newer, a Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) check is required before you register the car. A title is needed for a VIN check. If you own the vehicle, bring the original title. If there is a lien on the vehicle, bring a copy of the title.


We conduct VIN checks on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday (except holidays) from  8:30am – 2pm.   Monday and Tuesday (except holidays) from 4:30pm- 9pm.


We provide this service to any Central Falls resident for a $15 fee. We also offer this service for non-residents for a $20 fee.


We accept the following payment from registered vehicle owners on weekdays (except holidays):

  • Money orders or cash: 8:30 am –2:00 pm (Municipal Court clerk)
  • Money orders: 4:30pm – 9:00pm (main window)
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