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Buying/registering as non US citizen in California
I've read a few other posts regarding buying and registering in California, but still have reservations. My wife and I are hoping to fly to LA from London in May, purchase a couple of Vstars or similar and cruise around the west coast for a couple of months (perhaps standard for some but a long awaited trip of a lifetime for us). We do have an address we can use in California and we had hoped to spend no more than a week, purchasing and registering the newly bought bikes, but we've recently been advised that to get a title document from the DMV, we need a Cali drivers licence and a 4-6 week wait for the fresh registration plates to come through. Really??? Others don't appear to have had a problem, but its a long way to go on the chance of failure. Perhaps its our age, but it would be great to have a little more confidence to know its possible. Any help/comments would be greatly appreciated, there must be somebody out there who has done this recently who could perhaps point us in the right direction.
Not really. We're flying into LA, but can travel if it makes life easier. Did you do it with a US licence or are you non resident. Are you aware whether we can do it with a UK licence and did you have to wait to receive the reg plates?
Well, I have to admit I'm a little new to this forum stuff, but I have trawled and trawled a load of associated stuff, but I still can't find a definitive answer to my question. Do we need a California drivers licence to get a title for a motorcycle bought in California?, and therefore make it very difficult to do what we want to do. DMV don't make it clear - I would be very grateful if anyone could point me towards the answer if indeed they've seen it.
i am an australian in nevada, non resident, non citizen on ozzie licence. i bought and registered a car here with no problems.
its only a 4 hour drive to vegas from LA so that could be an option for you.
that can give you a back up plan should California give you any issues.
when you buy the vehicle they give you a one month temp registration permit type thing. and then when all the paperwork (title etc) are ready for pick up. take it dmv and you get plates on the spot. i insured with progressive as they are cheapish and insure foreigners
hope this helps a little bit
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