If a customer has purchased a used vehicle and wants to transfer a current plate that was just renewed, would the vehicle need to go through emissions before registration and transferring the plate? Yes, because the current plate is being assigned to a new vehicle. August 21, 2020 20:51 Related articles Does the county collect taxes on the document fees on the Bill of Sale from a dealership? If a resident has a tiny home, built on a trailer, to which they hold a title; does it need to be inspected? Will the home carry the VIN of the trailer on which it is built? If a customer purchased a new or used vehicle and wants to transfer the current plate, that was just renewed, would the vehicle need to go through emissions before transferring and registering? How do I title and register my vehicle in Tennessee?