A valid NH snowmobile registration is required to ride in New Hampshire. We also encourage you to support the trails by joining a club and the NHSA.
How To Register Your Snowmobile in NH
All snowmobiles and OHRVs must be registered in NH if they are operated off the owner’s property. A NH snowmobile registration is a privilege to ride on approved trails, please respect the landowners and stay on the trails. There are no additional trail-user fees required in NH.
You can receive a $30 discount on your registrations by joining a snowmobile club.
Registrations are available at these OHRV Registration Agents located throughout the state.
To register an OHRV or snowmobile the owner must:
- Be at least 18 years of age, present a valid driver’s license or accepted non-driver photo ID, and apply in person.
- Present a valid NH driver’s license or NH photo ID to qualify for resident rates.
- Provide previous NH OHRV registration OR the following vehicle information: year of manufacture, make, model, displacement, primary and secondary colors, and VIN. OHRVs are not titled in NH – no title, bill of sale or previous registration required.
- Registration decals shall be affixed to each side of the cowling or the outside of the windshield, clearly visible. Example
NH Snowmobile Registration Fees
Resident (club member) – $66 | cost breakdown
Resident (non-club member) – $96 | cost breakdown
Non-resident (club member) – $86 | cost breakdown
Non-resident (non-club member) – $116 | cost breakdown
Additional fee information
For more registration information visit the NH Fish and Game.
NHSA and Club Registration Discount
- When you join a club you should receive a voucher with a unique 12-digit number and the date of membership.
- In order to receive the $30 discount, you need the voucher in hand at the time you register, otherwise you will not qualify.
- The club issues the voucher. Be sure it is dated for the current season, not last year. The discount applies to all sleds you own.
The clubs of the New Hampshire Snowmobile Association are the backbone of the organization. In addition to grooming and maintaining the state snowmobile trails system, each club holds monthly meetings, sponsor year-round events, monitor legislation, hold safety workshops, and raise money for charity.
Membership in a club and the NHSA are critical to the future of our sport. Snowmobiling on groomed trails is a pay-as-you-play system, membership dues are used by associations throughout the U.S. and Canada to raise the necessary funds to maintain quality trails.
There are over 100 clubs to choose from throughout New Hampshire. Membership fees vary from club to club. Pick a club in the area that you will be doing most of your riding. Purchase a club membership online. or contact your favorite club directly.
Reasons to Join the NHSA
- A strong association that represents snowmobile interests throughout the state.
- The NHSA works with legislative representatives in monitoring bills at the State House.
- We work with the Division of Parks and Recreation and the Bureau of Trails to establish trail networks throughout the state.
- Partnerships with state agencies and associations to coordinate snowmobile activities throughout New England, the United States and Canada.
- Our affiliation with national and international groups to discuss and act upon laws and operations internationally.
- Our association with organizations such as the White Mountain National Forest and other environmental groups to help develop and maintain the network of state trails.
- The Sno-Traveler, the official publication of the NHSA.
- An informative website that keeps members up to date with snowmobile news, providing overall information about snowmobiling and related activities.
- An opportunity for members to become involved with a successful organization.
What You Get
- A Membership Card and Decal
- The Sno-Traveler, delivered to your home
- Full-Time Legislative Lobbying Program
- Representation at Government Agencies
- Information on Local, State and National Events