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RTB #009-18 Acceptance of Electronic Signatures by County Tax Assessor-Collectors

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Thank you, Jeremiah Kuntz, DirectorVehicle Titles and Registration DivisionTexas Department of Motor Vehicles Attachment If you have any questions concerning this communication, please contact your local TxDMV Regional Service Center.   RTB_009-18_Acceptance_of_Electronic_Signatures_by_County_Tax_Assessor-Collectors.pdf Source: Tax … Continue reading

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RTB #008-18 Electronic Signature Requirements

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Thank you, Jeremiah Kuntz, DirectorVehicle Titles and Registration DivisionTexas Department of Motor Vehicles Attachment If you have any questions concerning this communication, please contact your local TxDMV Regional Service Center.   RTB_008-18_Electronic_Signature_Requirements.pdf Source: Contractors … Continue reading

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RTB #007-18 Changes to Certified Copies of Texas Titles

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Thank you, Jeremiah Kuntz, DirectorVehicle Titles and Registration DivisionTexas Department of Motor Vehicles Attachments If you have any questions concerning this communication, please contact your local TxDMV Regional Service Center.   CCO Information Handout_Spanish.pdf … Continue reading

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RTB #006-18 Delinquent Transfer Penalty Fees for Unrecovered Stolen Vehicles

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Thank you, Jeremiah Kuntz, DirectorVehicle Titles and Registration DivisionTexas Department of Motor Vehicles Attachment If you have any questions concerning this communication, please contact your local TxDMV Regional Service Center.   RTB_006-18_Delinquent_Transfer_Penalty_Fees_for_Unrecovered_Stolen_Vehicles.pdf Source: Insurance … Continue reading

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Revised Registration Related Forms Now Available

Please review and distribute as appropriate. The department previously made you aware the Vehicle Titles and Registration Division launched an initiative to review and/or update 60 internal and external registration related forms. Today, we are pleased to announce we have … Continue reading

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TxDMV Board Meeting – December

      The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) Board has scheduled the following meeting for the month of December: Board Meeting Thursday, December 6, 2018 – 9 a.m.  Dewitt C.Greer BuildingRic Williamson Hearing Room125 E. 11th Street, Austin (The change … Continue reading

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Texas Permitting and Routing Optimization System (TxPROS) Upgrades on December 11, 2018

The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will upgrade the Texas Permitting and Routing System (TxPROS) December 11 to improve the overall customer experience by adding several features and increasing the self-issue limit.  New Self-Issue Weight Customers can self-issue certain … Continue reading

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ListServ regarding Late Registration Penalty

Please review and distribute as appropriate. The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) is working to clarify policy on the collection of the 20% delinquent penalty which a customer must pay when they have been arrested or cited for operating … Continue reading

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Protect your ride and what's inside while holiday shopping

In this season of giving and sharing, don’t give burglars and thieves a chance to take               Protect your vehicle and what’s inside while holiday shopping (AUSTIN, Texas – November 20, 2018) If motorists … Continue reading

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TxDMV Holiday Hours – Thanksgiving

In observance of Thanksgiving, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will be closed on Thursday, November 22, and Friday, November 23. Additionally, the Oversize/Overweight Permits Office will be closed on Saturday, November 24. Vehicle title and registration services: Most vehicle … Continue reading

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Update Notification: Issue: RTS Slow Response Times (11/15/2018 @ 03:37 PM Central Time)

Good afternoon, An issue has been reported with the RTS system where some users are experiencing slow response times.  Support staff have identified the issue that will require a reboot after hours. If you were unable to close out your … Continue reading

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Initial Notification: Issue: RTS Slow Response Times (11/15/2018 @ 03:37 PM Central Time)

Good afternoon, An issue has been reported with the RTS system where users are experiencing slow response times.  Support staff are working to identify and resolve the issue. An update will be sent by 04:30 PM (11/15/2018) or as more … Continue reading

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New Law Regarding Certified Copies of Title (CCOs) Becomes Effective January 1, 2019

New Law Regarding Certified Copies of Title (CCOs) Becomes Effective January 1, 2019 Vehicle Transfer Notifications Become More Important December 31, 2018   Texas dealers, take note to protect yourselves from title fraud: On January 1, 2019, a new law … Continue reading

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Initial Notification: Issue: FileNet (11/12/2018 @ 1:48 PM Central Time)

Good afternoon, An issue has been reported with the FileNet system where users are experiencing issues uploading documents, but users are still able to view documents.  Support staff are working to identify and resolve the issue. An update will be … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Huntsville Lock-down Status

Please review and distribute as appropriate. As of 11/8/18, the TDCJ Wynne Plate Unit was still under a lock-down. TDCJ does have a small skeleton crew working on allocation orders as well as the special plate orders. TDCJ is currently … Continue reading

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RTB #005-18 Titling in the Name of a Manufacturer

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Thank you, Jeremiah Kuntz, DirectorVehicle Titles and Registration DivisionTexas Department of Motor Vehicles Attachment If you have any questions concerning this communication, please contact your local TxDMV Regional Service Center.   RTB_005-18_Manufacturer_Titling_Own_Vehicle.pdf Source: Dealers … Continue reading

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Texas Department of Criminal Justice Lockdown

Please review and distribute as appropriate. As of November 5, 2018, the Wynne Unit in Huntsville is under lockdown status. This is a routine lockdown. At this time, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) anticipates being in this status … Continue reading

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TxDMV Support Resources for Dealers

Dear Licensee, When you have a question or issue with Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) systems at your dealership, you need prompt and reliable support so you can properly serve your customers. To that end, we want to keep … Continue reading

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TxDMV Help Desk Changes – November 1, 2018

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Effective Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, tax assessor-collector staff will have a new TxDMV Help Desk number to call for technology, funds adjustment, billing or accounts receivable issues. You will be able to reach a … Continue reading

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Motor Vehicle Dealer Training Seminar – Corpus Christi

Motor Vehicle Dealers and Industry: We are pleased to announce our Motor Vehicle Dealer Training Seminar on November 15th, 2018, in Corpus Christi, Texas.  This presentation will be a broad overview of the rules and regulations surrounding the motor vehicle … Continue reading

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Salvage Motor Vehicle Dealer Training Seminar – Corpus Christi

Salvage Motor Vehicle Dealers and Industry: We are pleased to announce our Salvage Motor Vehicle Dealer Training Seminar on November 14th, 2018, in Corpus Christi, Texas.  This presentation will be a specific overview of the rules and regulations surrounding the … Continue reading

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Proposed 43 TAC §217.84

Proposed 43 TAC §217.84   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 217, §217.84. These proposed changes … Continue reading

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Proposed 43 TAC Chapter 219

Proposed 43 TAC Chapter 219   Please review and distribute as appropriate.   The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has published in the Texas Register proposed rule review and proposed changes to the Texas Administrative Code, which affect Chapter … Continue reading

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Adopted 43 TAC §215.155

   Adopted 43 TAC §215.155   Please review and distribute as appropriate.   The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has published in the Texas Register adopted changes to the Texas Administrative Code, which affect Chapter 215, §215.155. The adopted … Continue reading

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Dealer License Plate Transfer Form

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Customers may request to transfer their current Texas license plates to a newly purchased vehicle, particularly in a trade in situation, as allowed by state law. You may use the attached form to assist … Continue reading

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