When filling out a car title, you need the vehicle title, its identification number, the release of lien and a bill of sale. It is important to visit your local DMV a few weeks in advance and receive a list of the exact requirements for the title application.Know More
No matter the state in which you are applying for a car title, the first thing you must fill out is the vehicle identification number and the make of the car. States, such as New York, may require an odometer reading and a vehicle tax.
Next is the owner's information: if it is bought new, the dealership will fill this out. For used cars, the owner fills out his name, ID number and full address. The new title holder must then fill out the same information. Finally, the cost and operation information including number of miles and date of purchase must be filled out as well.
The owner double signs the application with both date and telephone number. It is important to look over the application after it is filled out, as it may be rejected for a single mistake.
Homemade trailers in Texas only need to be titled if the gross weight exceeds 4,000 lbs., and the process requires proof of ownership, application for certificate of title and a Prescribed Form of Statement of Fact for Ownership of Homemade/Shopemade Trailer application. If the trailer does not exceed 4,000 lbs., it does not need to be titled. However, the DMV still recommends keeping a record for it.Full Answer >
Depending on the method used to replace the title of a car in Illinois, the process can take as little as two days, explains the Illinois DMV. Replacement requests with proper documentation and an additional fee can be expedited so the individual receives the replacement the following day.Full Answer >
In states where vehicle safety inspections are required, the vehicle does not need to be inspected in the county where the owner lives. Vehicle inspection laws apply throughout the state; therefore, as long as the vehicle is inspected in the state, the inspection is valid.Full Answer >
A boat's identification number can be checked by requesting a report at the Department of Motor Vehicle office where the boat was last owned. The hull identification number is a 12-character serial number usually located on the transom of the boat at the starboard side. It should be noted that the HIN is different from the State registration number often located on the bow of the boat.Full Answer >