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Cancel Your MA Plates Online

By August 19, 2021February 18th, 2022No Comments

Learn how to “Cancel Your MA Plates Online” with Premier Shield Insurance. Canceling your Massachusetts vehicle registration is simple and easy in 2021.


You’ll want to do this prior to canceling your MA auto insurance.



Did you know that in the state of Massachusetts license plates do not have to be returned to the RMV when registration is cancelled? – Premier Shield Insurance



Q: Within the State of Massachusetts “How do I cancel my plates online“? or “Is there a way to cancel my plates in MA online”?”

A:  Yes. The MA RMV has made it easy to “Cancel your MA vehicle registration” simply visit the Commonwealth of Massachusetts website and do it right online

What do I need to cancel your Massachusetts vehicle’s plates & registration?



To make sure your information is safe & secure, you’ll need the following information to move forward with your MA plate cancelation request online.



  1. Make sure you have your MARegistration Number” or “Plate Number” (generally the same number).
  2. Your email address.
  3. You’ll also need either your ID number (driver’s license or permit ID), Commercial Car/Truck Company/Corporation’s FID number, or your SSN (Social Security Number).
  4. Once completed you will be able to “SAVE” and/or “PRINT” the official Mass RMV “Plate Return Receipt”.
  5. Remember to notify your insurance company, agent, or agency upon completion to ensure that your MA automobile insurance policy is properly canceled. This is an important step many consumers miss which can lead to auto insurance complications in the future.



Is there a fee to cancel my plates in Massachusetts?



You may be wonder there is a fee you have to pay to cancel your registration/plates in Massachusetts. “Currently, you are not required to pay a fee to cancel your registration” according to the MA state website.


Additional Vehicle Cancelation Information & Consumer Next Steps


Don’t get fined or penalized financially for not following Massachusetts forms, policies, and procedures for vehicles, registration cancelations, and excise taxes.


Please keep the Registration Cancellation Receipt for your records and provide a photocopy to your insurance company.

Once you cancel your registration, your car/truck cannot be driven on any public way in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. When your registration is canceled, the RMV will provide you with a registration cancellation receipt.

Once your registration is canceled, you must recycle or destroy your license plates. Plates can be cut in half and discarded; or you can recycle destroyed plates if your town accepts them at the local recycle center.

Excise tax abatements

You may be eligible for an abatement of your local motor vehicle excise if you canceled your registration because you either:

  • Moved out of Massachusetts
  • Reported the vehicle stolen
  • No longer own the vehicle

Consumer Note: You are not entitled to an abatement by just cancelling your registration.

For your local assessors’ office to process your abatement application, you must provide documentation of these and any other actions required by state law.  “If have any questions, please contact your local assessor”.

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