Monthly Archives: February 2017

Maintenance Complete: webDEALER available (02/28/2017 9:25 AM CDT)

Good morning,   The webDEALER system maintenance was completed as of 9:25 AM CDT this morning (2/28/2017).  Please resume normal dealer operations.  If you experience any new issues with the webDEALER system please contact the Service Desk.   Statewide Ticket … Continue reading

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Unplanned system maintenance: webDEALER unavailable (2/28/2017 9:05 AM CDT)

Good morning,   An issue has been identified with the webDEALER system that prevents a limited number of users from logging in.  The resolution requires unplanned maintenance starting at 9:05 AM CDT this morning (2/28/2017). The expected duration of the … Continue reading

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Unplanned system maintenance: eTAG unavailable (2/27/2017 7:30 PM CDT)

Good afternoon,   The eTAG system will undergo unplanned maintenance which requires an outage starting at 7:30 PM CDT today (2/27/2017). The expected duration of the outage is fifteen (15) minutes. A follow up message will be sent when the … Continue reading

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TxDMV Board Meeting – March 2

      The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) board has scheduled the following meeting for the month of March: Board Meeting  Thursday, March 2, 2017 – 8 a.m.  4000 Jackson Avenue, Austin – Lone Star Room TxDMV board … Continue reading

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Maintenance Complete: eTAG available (2/26/2017 3:00 PM)

  Good afternoon,   The eTAG system maintenance was completed as of 3:00 PM CDT this afternoon (2/26/2017).  Please resume normal dealer operations.  If you experience any new issues with the eTAG system please contact the Service Desk.   Please … Continue reading

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System Maintenance: eTAG unavailable (2/26/2017 2:45 PM)

Good afternoon,   The eTAG system will undergo maintenance which requires an outage starting at 2:45 PM CDT today (2/26/2017). The expected duration of the outage is fifteen (15) minutes. A follow up message will be sent when the maintenance … Continue reading

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COMPLETE: eTAG available (2/26/2017 10:10 AM)

  Good morning,   The eTAG system maintenance was completed as of 10:00 AM CDT this morning (2/26/2017).  Please resume normal dealer operations.  If you experience any new issues with the eTAG system please contact the Service Desk.   Please … Continue reading

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Initial Notification: eTAG unavailable (2/26/2017 8:25 AM)

Good morning,   The eTAG system is currently unavailable due to system maintenance.  A follow up message will be sent when the maintenance is complete.    As a reminder, if you are unable to print buyer’s tags, you should use … Continue reading

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RESOLVED: eTAG system available (02/23/2017 @ 4:00 PM)

  Good afternoon,   The eTags system was briefly unavailable between 3:28 p.m. and 3:48 p.m. today (2/23/2017).  If you experience new issues with the eTAG system please contact the service desk.   Please remember that after using an Internet Down … Continue reading

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Revised Buyer's Guide

       FTC Changes to Used Car Buyers Guide The Used Car Rule, formally known as the Used Motor Vehicle Trade Regulation Rule, 16 CFR Part 455, has been in effect since 1985. It requires car dealers to display a window … Continue reading

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eLicensing: Online Submittal of Dealer Complaints (03/06/2017)

Good afternoon,  On March 6, 2017 the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will deploy the new eLICENSING system. The eLICENSING system will allow Texas motor vehicle and salvage dealers to apply for, renew, or amend their licenses online. Dealers … Continue reading

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eView for Specialty License Plate Design

Please review and distribute as appropriate. The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles is previewing one new license plate, Eastern Star.  We offer you the opportunity to provide input on this new design. Please visit us at the following link to … Continue reading

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Salvage Motor Vehicle Dealer Seminar in Abilene, Texas

Salvage Motor Vehicle Dealers and Industry: We are pleased to announce our Salvage Dealer Training Update on March 15th, 2017, in Abilene, Texas.  This presentation will be a specific overview of the rules and regulations surrounding the salvage motor vehicle dealer … Continue reading

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Dealer Training Seminar in Abilene, Texas

Motor Vehicle Dealers and Industry: We are pleased to announce our Dealer Training Seminar on March 16th, 2017, in Abilene, Texas. This presentation will be a broad overview of the rules and regulations surrounding the motor vehicle dealer industry. Representatives from … Continue reading

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January 2017 Motor Vehicle Registration Manual Update

Please review and distribute as appropriate. The latest update to the Motor Vehicle Registration Manual (attached) is now available via Registration and Title System (RTS) workstations and at www.txdmv.gov. We welcome your feedback and encourage you to email any comments … Continue reading

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January 2017 Motor Vehicle Title Manual Update

Please review and distribute as appropriate. The latest update to the Motor Vehicle Title Manual (attached) is now available via Registration and Title System workstations and at www.txdmv.gov. We welcome your feedback and encourage you to email any comments or … Continue reading

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Chapter 215, Motor Vehicle Distribution – Adopted Amendments

Adopted Chapter 215, Motor Vehicle Distribution Please review and distribute as appropriate. The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) published in the February 10, 2017 issues of the Texas Register adopted rule review and adopted changes to the Texas Administrative … Continue reading

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TxDMV Holiday Hours – Presidents' Day

In observance of Presidents’ Day, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will be closed on Monday, Feb. 20, with the exception of the Motor Carrier Oversize/Overweight Permits Section which will be open during its normal business hours, 7 a.m. to … Continue reading

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Urgent Alert for Filing License Applications

Urgent Alert for Filing License Applications The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) is preparing to release the new eLICENSING system, a self-service hub that will allow motor vehicle industry licenses to apply for, renew, and amend licenses online. Licensees … Continue reading

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RTS Hot Fixes Related to Centralized Fulfillment and Combination Registration/Renewal

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Several programming changes to the Registration and Title System (RTS) will be available on Monday, February 13, 2017, to provide added benefit in the processing of Internet Vehicle Title and Registration Service (IVTRS) renewals … Continue reading

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Additional eLICENSING Training Webinars

         On February 3, 2016, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles announced that we will be hosting informational webinars for motor vehicle and salvage licensees to learn more about the new eLICENSING system. Due to significant demand, we are … Continue reading

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Combination plates issuance and reallocation

Good afternoon,   After the RTS 8.8.0 Release, the month and year of registration expiration will no longer be embossed on Combination license plates when manufactured.   In an effort to clarify when to issue 2017 embossed vs. the new … Continue reading

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eLICENSING Training Webinars

  v:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} o:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} w:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} .shape {behavior:url(#default#VML);} Save the Date!      TxDMV is making eLICENSING, an online self-service hub, available to motor vehicle and salvage licensees very soon. TxDMV will use this online system exclusively to receive and process … Continue reading

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TxPROS Back Online after Emergency Maintenance

TxPROS is back online after a brief outage this morning for emergency maintenance. If you experienced trouble accessing the system, please try again. We apologize for any inconvenience. For questions, please contact the Oversize/Overweight Permits Office at 1-800-299-1700.   Source: … Continue reading

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