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Municipal BMV Data Transfer System Details

How Does the BMV Data Transfer System work?

The Municipal BMV Data Transfer System allows the Bureau of Motor Vehicles to retire the 3 1/2” diskettes used to support the exchange of data with towns for registration.
Previously, the BMV has been required to send monthly preprint updates to municipalities via diskette.  The Municipal Data Transfer System allows the BMV to send this data electronically via the Internet.  Municipal motor vehicle agents are able to download this data and update their software.
The Municipal Data Transfer System also allows municipalities to send their weekly or daily motor vehicle registration data and reports to BMV electronically via the Internet.  

Download BMV Preprints

The Municipal Data Transfer System allows municipalities to access BMV preprint data.  The data is posted to the service by BMV each month. An email notification is sent to each municipality when new data is available for download. 
Once the preprint data has been downloaded, it can be imported by a municipality using their current registration software.

Upload BMV Ereg Data

The Municipal BMV Data Transfer System allows municipalities to upload BMV E-Reg data.  This process replaces the 3 1/2” diskette that municipalities produce and mail to BMV along with their paper reports.  Paper reports and money are still required to be sent to BMV.