Vehicle Title and Registration

ORS 803.360
Domicile requirements for registration

  • exceptions


A person may not register or renew the registration of a vehicle in this state unless the person is domiciled in this state, as described in ORS 803.355 (“Domicile” described). This section does not apply to persons required by ORS 803.200 (Residency) or any other provision of law, to register vehicles in this state.


Notwithstanding subsection (1) of this section, a person who is not domiciled in this state may register or renew the registration of a vehicle that:


Is usually left within the state when the registered owner is absent from the state;


Is used primarily for personal transportation within the state;


Is a private passenger vehicle or a vehicle with a loaded weight of no more than 10,000 pounds; and


Is not a motor home or a camper. [1985 c.305 §8; 2005 c.770 §3; 2019 c.312 §31]
Chapter 803

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Application of Article XI, section 11b of Oregon Constitution to fees imposed under this chapter, (1991) Vol 46, p 447


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