New Jersey License plate lookup

New Jersey license plate lookup

Using our free license plate lookup New Jersey tool, you can discover more about the vehicles history and previous owners.

Importance of New Jersey license plate lookup

There are many reasons why you need to know the owner of a license plate. This could be for due diligence of a car that you are interested in buying, or can be to report a bad driver. It is also possible that you are just curious about the previous owner. Using our free license plate lookup New Jersey tool, you can more about the vehicles history and previous owners.

Title and Vehicle Registration in New Jersey

The car license plate that you want to lookup must have a valid New Jersey registration. The title is proof of ownership that the owner must-have. A valid New Jersey registration is necessary to operate on New Jersey roads. To complete registration, you need to have a New Jersey Certificate of Title.

Once you have the New Jersey title and registration of the vehicle, then you can apply for a license plate. You can use our free DMV license plate lookup New Jersey tool to learn more the previous history within minutes.

If you are looking to renew your existing car or truck registration in New Jersey, then you can apply on New Jersey DMV website for online registration renewal with the help of only your registered license plate number.

Types of License Plates in New Jersey

You can use our New Jersey license plate lookup to identify which type of license plate the vehicle has. New Jersey license plates have different types ranging from standard to specialized. You can choose to change the license plates but first, you will need to learn what type it is. You can do it by using our license plate lookup for vehicles in New Jersey or anywhere in United States.

List of New Jersey license plate types:

  • Standard NJ License Plate
  • Special NJ License Plate
  • Personalized NJ License Plate
  • Special Interest NJ License Plate 
  • Commercial NJ License Plate

You can learn more about the specific type by using our NJ license plate lookup. You can also check the use of different types of  NJ license plates at NJ DMV website.

Search license plates from any city in New Jersey:

Newark
Jersey City
Paterson
Elizabeth
Lakewood
Edison
Woodbridge
Toms River
Hamilton township
Clifton
Trenton
Brick
Camden
Cherry Hill
Passaic
Union City
Old Bridge
Franklin township
Middletown
Bayonne
East Orange
Gloucester
North Bergen
Vineland
Union township
Jackson
Piscataway
New Brunswick
Irvington
Wayne
Hoboken
West New York
Parsippany-Troy Hills
Howell
Perth Amboy
Plainfield
Bloomfield
Washington township
East Brunswick
West Orange
South Brunswick
Evesham
Bridgewater
Hackensack
Monroe township
Sayreville
Manchester
Egg Harbor
Linden
Berkeley
North Brunswick
Mount Laurel
Kearny
Teaneck
Marlboro
Manalapan
Hillsborough
Winslow
Montclair
Atlantic City
Fort Lee
Monroe
Belleville
Galloway
Ewing
Pennsauken
Freehold
Fair Lawn
Lawrence township
Willingboro
Garfield
Princeton
Long Branch
City of Orange
Deptford
Westfield
Livingston
Rahway
Voorhees
Mount Olive
Lacey
Nutley
Englewood
West Windsor
Millville
Neptune
Bergenfield
Stafford
East Windsor
Pemberton
Bernards
Ocean
Paramus
West Milford
Mahwah
Hamilton
Wall
Randolph
Ridgewood
Cliffside Park

What does a license plate lookup result consist of?

The NJ license plate lookup report consists of detailed title checks, lien and loan checks, odometer record including renewal history, and other important elements that could help you find the real value of a vehicle that you are evaluating or if you are simply using our free lookup to know the owner of a car. In general, every license plate lookup contains:

  • Title checks including salvage title and rebuilt title brands
  • Accident history using DMV databases and insurance claims.
  • Personal, commercial, or rental use verifications
  • Accurate and up-to-date market evaluation
  • Service and repair history of the vehicle
  • Auction photos and history for New Jersey Auctions including all US States & Canada. 

Can I run a reverse license plate lookup in New Jersey? Is it legal?

Yes, you can run a New Jersey license plate reverse lookup. It is free if you use our lookup tool and is also legal. In fact, it is highly recommended that you should always run a reverse license plate lookup for any vehicle that you are considering for purchase or simply want to look up. You need the license plate number, state of registration like New Jersey (NJ), and press enter to get your results.

Why is reverse license plate lookup important?

Our New Jersey license plate reverse lookup free tool will provide you the VIN number and a report consisting of title checks, insurance claims data, accident history, service and repair history, and many other important details about the vehicle that you are investigating. Our license plate lookup will also provide auction history with photos which is unique to only our service and is not provided by Carfax or any other vehicle history report provider. Get the facts before making any decision and be informed.

Where to find license plate number?

The number is clearly mentioned on the license plate issued by the New Jersey DMV. You can also use our NJ DMV license plate lookup service. In addition, the NJ license plate number is available on the Certificate of Title also issued by the NJ DMV. The Certificate of Title also provides the issued date which can also be an important factor if there are any doubts about license plate number tampering.

Our free New Jersey License Plate Lookup report sources

We use a variety of sources to ensure that you get up-to-date and most accurate information. These sources include government agencies and local dealers. Some of the government agencies searched for compilation of your free NJ license plate lookup are 

  • National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB)  
  • Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)
  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
  • National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS)
How to transfer License Plates in New Jersey?

Using our license plate number lookup New Jersey tool, you can learn about the owners and the duration of the previous ownerships along with title check history. Once you have completed the evaluation of the car with the help of our free NJ license plate lookup, you can now safely move forward and learn the transfer procedure for New Jersey license plates. 

For transferring NJ license plate, you would need a transfer of title certificate, a signed copy with the signature of seller, buyer and any lien holders, and the transfer fee submission confirmation. You can also check NJ DMV website for further details.

With every vehicle history report, you will get a free bill of sale. Make sure this document is filled for your protection in case if there are issues with the transaction. Having a bill of sale is vital when dealing in cash transactions. 

How to register and transfer car title in New Jersey?

The process of transfer of title, vehicle registration and license plate transfer are all streamlined in New Jersey. Once you have used the license plate lookup tool and have decided to make the purchase, you can then apply for title transfer with either the New Jersey Certificate of Title or an Application for Duplicate or Transfer of Title application. This application should be accompanied with the signed copy with the signature of seller, buyer and any lien holders, and the transfer fee submission confirmation.
Simply visit the local Department of Motor Vehicles to conduct the transaction after your documents are in order.

Buying a used car? Run a free New Jersey License Plate Lookup

If you have completed the license plate owner lookup using our free NJ license plate lookup tool, then already have all the information you need to understand the worth and the health of the car you are buying. However, if you have not used our DMV license plate lookup NJ service yet, then just enter the NJ license plate number and get your free report.