Yearly Archives: 2017

2018 Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) Delayed Until Further Notice

The Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) Board of Directors has delayed until further notice the start of 2018 UCR registration. The delay will stay in place until the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration completes rule making to establish 2018 fees. The … Continue reading

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October 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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October 2017 Assembled and Rebuilt Vehicle Manual Update

Please review and distribute as appropriate. The latest update to the Assembled and Rebuilt Vehicle 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 … Continue reading

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October 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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Resolved: RTS unavailable (10/31/2017 @ 9:51 AM CST)

Good morning,   The issue with the RTS system was resolved at 8:58 AM CST and RTS is now available.  Please reboot all workstations before processing transactions in RTS.  If you experience any new issues with RTS please contact the service desk.   … Continue reading

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Initial Notification: RTS unavailable (10/31/2017 @ 8:58 AM CST)

Good morning,   An issue has been reported with the RTS system that prevents users from logging on.  Support staff are working to identify and resolve the issue.  An update will sent by 11:00 AM (10/31/2017) or as more information becomes … Continue reading

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Complete: eTAG Scheduled Maintenance (10/29/2017 at 8:45 AM CST)

Good morning,    The eTAG scheduled maintenance was completed as of 8:45 AM CST this morning, 10/29/2017.  If you experience issues with the system after the maintenance is complete, please contact the Service Desk.   Please remember that after using an Internet Down tag, you … Continue reading

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Complete: eTAG Scheduled Maintenance (10/29/2017 at 6:45 AM CST)

Good morning,    The eTAG scheduled maintenance was completed as of 6:45 AM CST this morning, 10/29/2017.  If you experience issues with the system after the maintenance is complete, please contact the Service Desk.   Please remember that after using an Internet Down tag, you … Continue reading

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Initial Notification: eTAG System Maintenance (10/29/2017 @ 7:00 AM CST)

Good afternoon, On Sunday, October 29, 2017, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will be performing eTAG system maintenance. The duration of the maintenance is scheduled for up to 3 hours beginning at 7:00 AM CST and lasting until 10:00 AM CST.  As a reminder, … Continue reading

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Resolved: IRP Transmittal Report Issue (10/26/2017 @ 1:50 PM CST)

Good afternoon,   The issue with the IRP Transmittal reports has been resolved. To receive the complete IRP Transmittal report data for this week, please use the report run dates of 10/25/2017 – 10/26/2017.     The statewide ticket for this issue is: … Continue reading

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IRP Transmittal Report Issue (10/26/2017 @ 8:33 AM CST)

Good morning,   Due to issues with the IRP batch process last night your IRP Transmittal reports will be incomplete. Support staff are working towards a resolution. An update will be sent by end of business today, (10/26/2017).    The statewide ticket for this … Continue reading

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Initial Notification: eTAG System Maintenance (10/28/2017 @ 7:00 PM CST)

Good afternoon, On October 28, 2017, Data Center Services (DCS) will be performing system maintenance that may result in brief interruptions in network connectivity to the eTAG system. The duration of the maintenance is scheduled for up to 12 hours beginning at 7:00 PM CST (10/28/2017) … Continue reading

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Performance Quality Recognition Program Applications Reminder

Please review and distribute as appropriate. The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) is accepting applications for the inaugural Performance Quality Recognition Program (PQRP). Only one week remains before the October 31 submission deadline. The PQRP application, Form 2017-001, can … Continue reading

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Proposed 43 TAC §§219.34, 219.35, and 219.36

Proposed TAC §§219.34, 219.35, and 219.36 Please review and distribute as appropriate. The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has published in the Texas Register proposed changes to the Texas Administrative Code, which affect Chapter 219, §§219.34, 219.35, and 219.36.  … Continue reading

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TxDMV Informs Owners of Flood-Damaged Vehicles of Duty to Brand Their Title

TxDMV Informs Owners of Flood-Damaged Vehicles of Duty to Brand Their Title Texans urged “Don’t let the future owner of your vehicle be the next victim of Hurricane Harvey.” AUSTIN – With an estimated 500,000 to one million cars and … Continue reading

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Salvage Motor Vehicle Dealer Training Seminar – McAllen

Salvage Motor Vehicle Dealers and Industry: We are pleased to announce our Salvage Motor Vehicle Dealer Training Seminar on November 16th, 2017, in McAllen, Texas.  This presentation will be a specific overview of the rules and regulations surrounding the salvage … Continue reading

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Motor Vehicle Dealer Training Seminar – McAllen

Motor Vehicle Dealers and Industry: We are pleased to announce our Motor Vehicle Dealer Training Seminar on November 15th, 2017, in McAllen, Texas.  This presentation will be a broad overview of the rules and regulations surrounding the motor vehicle dealer … Continue reading

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Complete: eTAG Scheduled Maintenance (10/22/2017 at 7:22 AM CST)

Good afternoon,    The eTAG scheduled maintenance was completed as of 7:22 AM CST this morning, 10/22/2017.  If you experience issues with the system after the maintenance is complete, please contact the Service Desk.   Please remember that after using an Internet Down tag, you … Continue reading

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INITIAL NOTIFICATION: eTAG System Maintenance (10/21/2017 @ 7:00 PM CST)

Good afternoon, On October 21, 2017, Data Center Services (DCS) will be performing system maintenance that may result in brief interruptions in network connectivity to the eTAG system. The duration of the maintenance is scheduled for up to 12 hours beginning at 7:00 PM CST (10/21/2017) … Continue reading

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Extension of Temporary Waiver to Renew Registration or Register a Vehicle

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Governor Greg Abbott granted residents of counties affected by Hurricane Harvey a temporary extension to renew their vehicle registration. This was done by proclamation on August 28, 2017. The Governor signed a proclamation yesterday … Continue reading

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TxDMV Board Meeting – October 19

      The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) board has scheduled the following meeting for the month of October: Board Meeting  Thursday, October 19, 2017 – 8 a.m.  4000 Jackson Avenue, Austin – Lone Star Room TxDMV board … Continue reading

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Guidance on the National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS) HOLD Remarks in the Registration and Title System (RTS)

Please review and distribute as appropriate. The American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) and the United States Department of Justice (USDOJ) are the organizations responsible for oversight and administration of the National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS). AAMVA … Continue reading

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Revision of Registration Related Forms

Please review and distribute as appropriate. The Vehicle Titles and Registration Division has undertaken an initiative to review, revise, consolidate, and/or eliminate more than 50 registration-related forms. These updated forms will be made available for your use over the coming … Continue reading

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Resolved: Cognos Report Issue (10/04/2017 @ 8:35 AM CDT)

Good morning,   All NMVTIS data is available this morning (10/04/2017).  Please rerun the NMVTIS Inquiry Report in Cognos to capture all errors that were missing from yesterday’s report.    The statewide ticket for this issue is: 147257   If you would … Continue reading

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Update: Cognos Report Issue (10/03/2017 @ 10:35 AM CDT)

Good morning,    The issue affecting Cognos reports has been resolved. However, today’s (10/03/2017) NMVTIS report will not be available until tomorrow due to TxDMV not receiving the data file from AAMVA.     The statewide ticket for this issue is: … Continue reading

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