The State, commonwealth, territory, Indian nation, U.S. Government, foreign country, etc., issuing the registration plate and the year of registration as indicated on the registration plate displayed on the motor vehicle. For foreign countries, MMUCC requires only the name of the country. Border States may want to collect the name of individual Canadian Provinces or Mexican states. Refer to Appendix D.
Motor Vehicle Registration State and Year
This element is critical in providing linkage between the crash and motor vehicle registration files to access the motor vehicle identification number.