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TxDMV Longview Office Closed – January 17

MEDIA ADVISORY: The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) Longview Regional Service Center is closed today (Wednesday, January 17) due to weather and road conditions. Most vehicle title and registration services are provided by your county tax office. County tax … Continue reading

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TxDMV Weather Delays/Closures – January 17

MEDIA ADVISORY: The following Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) offices will have adjusted hours on Wednesday, January 17, due to weather and road conditions: Houston Regional Service Center: Closed Beaumont Regional Service Center: Opening at 10 a.m.  Longview Regional Service … Continue reading

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TxDMV Weather Closures – January 16

MEDIA ADVISORY: The following Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) offices will be closed on Tuesday, January 16, due to weather and road conditions: Austin Headquarters Austin Regional Service Center  Most vehicle title and registration services are provided by your county … Continue reading

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Resolved: RTS Available (01/15/2018 @ 4:10 PM)

Good afternoon, The RTS system was available as of 4:10 PM CDT this afternoon, 01/15/2018. If you experience new issues with the RTS system please contact the service desk. The statewide ticket for this issue is: 161062 If you would … Continue reading

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Update: RTS Unavailable (01/15/2018 @ 2:15 PM CDT)

Good afternoon,   The RTS system continues to be unavailable. The power issue was resolved earlier, and approximately 700 out of 1000 servers are operational.  State Data Center support staff continue to work to bring the remaining servers up.  An update will sent by 4:00 … Continue reading

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Update: RTS Unavailable (01/15/2018 @ 12:30 PM)

Good afternoon,  The RTS system is currently unavailable due to an emergency power issue at the State Data Center. State Data Center support staff have resolved the power issue and are working to bring systems back online.  An update will sent by 2:00 … Continue reading

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Initial Notification: RTS Unavailable (01/15/2018 @ 11:24 AM)

Good morning, The RTS system is currently unavailable due to an issue at the State Data Center. State Data Center support staff are working to identify and resolve the issue. An update will sent by 12:30 PM this afternoon 01/15/2018. The … Continue reading

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TxDMV Holiday Schedule – MLK Jr. Day

Need to take care of business with the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) during the next few days? Please be aware of the following schedules in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day:  Saturday, Jan 13: The Oversize/Overweight Permits Office … Continue reading

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Resolved: eTAG Issue (01/10/2018 @ 10:50 AM CDT)

Good morning,   The issue with the eTAG system that delayed password reset emails has been resolved. If you experience any new issues with delayed password reset emails please contact the Service Desk. The statewide ticket for this issue is: 160464  Please … Continue reading

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Initial Notification: eTAG Issue (01/09/2018 @ 5:15 PM CDT)

Good afternoon, An issue was reported with the eTAG system that delays password reset emails. Support staff have identified and are working to resolve the issue. An update will be sent by 8:00 AM CDT tomorrow (01/10/2018) or as additional information becomes available. The … Continue reading

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eView for Specialty License Plate Designs

Please review and distribute as appropriate. The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles is previewing two license plates, Route 66 and Red Racing Stripes. We offer you the opportunity to provide input on these new designs. Please visit us at the following … Continue reading

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2018 Gregorian and Application Manager Dates

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Attached are two files providing both a calendar and a table listing format of the Gregorian and Application Manager (AM) dates for calendar year 2018. The AM date is part of the transaction identification … Continue reading

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Completed: eTAG Maintenance (12/31/2017 @ 8:05 AM CDT)

Good morning, The eTAG maintenance was completed as of 8:05 AM CDT this morning, December 31, 2017. If you experience any new issues connecting to TxDMV applications please contact the Service Desk.  Please remember that after using an Internet Down tag, you must enter the information for that tag … Continue reading

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Webinars: Registration and Title System Release 9.0

Please review and distribute as appropriate. With Registration and Title System (RTS) Release 9.0, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will introduce the Package Delivery Vehicle license plate and changes related to Antique and Annual license plates. The following … Continue reading

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RTB #018-17 Package Delivery Plates Pertaining to House Bill 561

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_018-17_Pkg._Delivery_Plates_Pertaining_to_HB_561.pdf Source: Tax … Continue reading

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Initial Notification: eTAG Maintenance (12/31/2017 @ 5:00 AM CDT)

Good afternoon, On Sunday, December 31, 2017, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will be performing eTAG system maintenance. The duration of the maintenance is scheduled for up to three (3) hours beginning at 5:00 AM CDT and lasting until 8:00 AM CDT.  As a … Continue reading

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Adoption of 43 TAC §§219.34, 219.35, and 219.36

Adopted 43 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 adopted changes to the Texas Administrative Code, which affect Chapter 219, §§219.34, … Continue reading

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Reminder: RTS Release 9.0 Deployment

Good morning, Reminder, over the weekend of January 2, 2018, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will update the Registration and Title System (RTS) and Internet Vehicle Title and Registration Service (IVTRS) with Release 9.0 that contains the content … Continue reading

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Update: RTS Release 9.0 Deployment

Good afternoon, Over the weekend of January 2, 2018, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will update the Registration and Title System (RTS) and Internet Vehicle Title and Registration Service (IVTRS) with Release 9.0 that contains the content summarized … Continue reading

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TxDMV Holiday Schedule – New Year's Day

Need to take care of business with the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) during the next few days? Please be aware of the following schedules:  Saturday, Dec. 30: The Oversize/Overweight Permits Office will be CLOSED during regular Saturday hours. Monday, … Continue reading

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Proposed 43 TAC §217.41

Proposed 43 TAC §217.41 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, §217.41.  These proposed changes are posted … Continue reading

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Proposed §217.123 and §217.124

Proposed 43 TAC §217.123 and §217.124 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, §217.123 and §217.124.  These … Continue reading

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Proposed 43 TAC §217.2

Proposed 43 TAC §217.2 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, §217.2. These proposed changes are posted … Continue reading

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Proposed 43 TAC §221.72

Proposed 43 TAC §221.72 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 221, §221.72.  These proposed changes are posted … Continue reading

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Proposed 43 TAC §217.71, §217.72, §217.73, and §217.74

Proposed 43 TAC §217.71, §217.72, §217.73, and §217.74 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, §217.71, §217.72, … Continue reading

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