Rules and fees


Snowmobile registration procedures & fees

Registration procedures

The State of Minnesota requires only a current registration on snowmobiles. At this time, you do not need a certificate of title for your snowmobile.

Two options for snowmobile registration

New in 2014: Snowmobile definition
"Snowmobile" means a self-propelled vehicle originally manufactured and designed for travel on snow or ice steered by skis or runners. Snowmobile does not include the following vehicles equipped with aftermarket ski and track configurations:

Register your new snowmobile:

Renew your snowmobile registration:

Duplicate snowmobile safety cards are available:




Snowmobile registration fees
Type of transaction Fee Issuing fee Duration
Trail use registration 75.00 3.50 3 fiscal years
Non-trail use registration 45.00 3.50 3 fiscal years
Renewal - trail use registration 75.00 3.50 3 fiscal years
Renewal - non-trail use registration 45.00 3.50 3 fiscal years
Transfer - trail use registration only 10.00 3.50  
Collector registration (unlimited use)  6.00  3.50  Non-expiring
Renewal & transfer - trail use registration 85.00 3.50  
Duplicate registration card 10.00 3.50  
Duplicate registration decal only 0.00 1.50  
Dealer's registration (new or renewal) 50.00 3.50 1 year
Manufacturer's registration (new or renewal) 150.00 3.50 1 year

Annual State Trail sticker

35.00 1.00 Nov.1 - Apr.30
Annual State Trail sticker (Penalty) 70.00 1.00 Nov.1 - Apr.30