Motor Vehicle Benefits

Military and Veteran Registry of Motor Vehicles Information

The RMV makes certain exemptions from regular procedures and waives certain fees for military service members, veterans, and their spouses/dependents.

Massachusetts RMV: Services for Military and Veterans

Disabled Veteran Fee and Tax Exemptions

Disabled veterans approved for a Disabled Veteran (DV) plate by RMV Medical Affairs are exempt from paying certain RMV registration and/or driver's license fees.

Massachusetts RMV: Fee and Tax Exemptions

Motor Vehicles Excise

Exempted Individuals includes: 

  • (Former) prisoners of war and their surviving spouses
  • Disabled or blind veterans
  • Massachusetts servicemembers on active military duty outside the continental United States 

Massachusetts RMV: Motor Vehicles Excise Exemptions

Deferral of excise due by Massachusetts National Guard members and reservists on active duty and dependents

Chapter 60a Section 9:  In any city or town accepting the provisions of this section and notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter to the contrary, any excise due under this chapter by a member of the Massachusetts National Guard or reservist or a dependent of a member of the Massachusetts National Guard or reservist shall be deferred while that member is on active service outside the commonwealth and for a period of up to 180 days after completion of that service. No interest or penalties shall be assessed for any period before the expiration of the 180 days.