Transfer Station Stickers

All Green Round Residential Transfer Station Permits (Stickers) Are Now Expired

Black Round Residential Transfer Station Permits (Stickers)


All Green round residential transfer station permits (stickers) expire in 2018.

Permits (stickers) will expire in the month which corresponds with the last number (not letter) on your license plate. See schedule below:
  • 1 - January 2018
  • 2 - February 2018
  • 3 - March 2018
  • 4 - April 2018
  • 5 - May 2018
  • 6 - June 2018
  • 7 - July 2018
  • 8 - August 2018
  • 9 - September 2018
  • 0 - October 2018
  • Vanity Plates (all letters) - November 2018
  • Commercial/Part-time - December 2018
For example:
  • 82C GRG would be due in February 2018
  • 841 DP6 would be due in June 2018
  • 250 GLB would be due in October 2018

New BLUE Square Residential Transfer Station Permits (Stickers)


  • One free BLUE square permit (sticker) per household - $25 for additional permits (stickers).
  • Not valid for pick up trucks or vans with commercial plates
  • If you Sell/Trade in your vehicle or replace your windshield, please take the permit (sticker) off and bring it in and we will replace it free of charge. Otherwise there will be a $25 replacement charge.
  • All permits (Blue stickers) will expire in the month which corresponds with the last number (not letter) on your license plate in 2019.
For example:
  • 82C GRG would be due in February 2019
  • 841 DP6 would be due in June 2019
  • 250 GLB would be due in October 2019

To Obtain a Residential Transfer Station Sticker/Permit


Please bring to the Department of Public Works Office at 25 Bare Cove Park Drive:
  • Vehicle you want the sticker on
  • Current Vehicle Registration (registered in Hingham). If new resident please see below.
  • Driver's License
  • Transfer Station Permit Application (PDF) (also available at the Department Public Works Office)
  • One free permit/sticker per household. $25 charge for additional stickers (cash or check only).

For New Resident


We can issue a 3-week temporary permit to new residents to give you time to change your address on your registration. Please bring proof of residency (Hingham Light bill, Purchase and Sale or Lease Agreement) in addition to list above.

If your registration is not due to expire, contact your car insurance company and let them know that you moved. They will send you a Coverage Selections page of your policy that shows your new address, as well as your vehicle. Please bring that document in with your registration and we can then put a permit/sticker on your vehicle.

Leased Vehicles

Bring in your:
  • Vehicle Registration
  • Coverage Selection Page from your car insurance company. This will list your address as well as your vehicle.
  • Drivers License 

​Part Time Resident Sticker

For residents who live in Hingham, but not year round and their vehicle is not registered in the town of Hingham. Bring your:
  • Drivers License
  • Vehicle Registration
  • Hingham tax bill or utility bill
  • Cash or Check (made out to the Town of Hingham) $25

If You Already Have a Sticker and You Are Getting a New Vehicle 


  • Make sure you take the sticker off the vehicle you are no longer using
  • Bring the sticker with you when you come to get a sticker for the new vehicle, even if it came off in pieces
  • The old sticker cannot be placed on the new vehicle as it will not match our records
  • If the sticker does not come back there may be a replacement fee



If You Already Have a Sticker and You Are Getting a New Vehicle 
  • Make sure you take your old sticker off the vehicle you are no longer using, even if it comes off in pieces
  • Bring the old sticker with you when you come in for a sticker for the new car
  • The old sticker cannot be placed on the new car as it will not match or records
If You Already Have a Sticker and You Are Getting a New Vehicle 
  • Make sure you take your old sticker off the vehicle you are no longer using, even if it comes off in pieces
  • Bring the old sticker with you when you come in for a sticker for the new car
  • The old sticker cannot be placed on the new car as it will not match or records