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Initial Notification: Scheduled Maintenance: RTS Release 9.2 (12/29/2018)

Good afternoon, Over the weekend of December 29, 2018, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will update the Registration and Title System (RTS) with Release 9.2 that contains the content summarized below.    New and Redesigned License Plates Issued for: … Continue reading

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Initial Notification: Scheduled Maintenance: webDEALER/eTAG (12/29/2018 @ 10:00 PM Central Time)

Good afternoon, On Saturday, December 29, 2018, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will be performing system maintenance that will impact the webDEALER/eTAG system. The duration of the maintenance is scheduled for up to 8 hours beginning at 10:00 … Continue reading

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Resolved: RTS issue (12/27/2018 @ 11:35 PM)

Good morning, The issue with the RTS system that prevented some users from logging on has been resolved. You may need to restart RTS or reboot your workstation(s). If connectivity issues persist please contact a customer service representative.   If … Continue reading

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Initial Notification: RTS issue reported (12/27/2018 @ 11:20 PM)

Good morning, An issue has been reported with the RTS system that may prevent some users from logging on. Support staff are working to identify and resolve the issue.  An update will be sent by 12:30 p.m. today (12/27/2018) or … Continue reading

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

REMINDER: Certified Copy of Title (CCOs) Change Takes Effect December 31, 2018 at TxDMV Lawfully obtained Certified Copy of Title (CCOs) will supersede and invalidate any previously issued title or certified copy, effective December 31, 2018. The goal of this … Continue reading

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2019 Calendar and AM 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 2019. The AM date is part of the transaction identification … Continue reading

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Changes to Certified Copies of Titles (CCOs) Become Effective December 31, 2018

Changes Regarding Certified Copies of Titles (CCOs) Become Effective December 31, 2018   Important changes are coming soon for Certified Copies of Titles (CCOs) in Texas. Beginning December 31, 2018, all CCOs will have a new document number and issue … Continue reading

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Electronic Display of Apportioned Cab Cards Allowed Starting January 1, 2019

Motor Carriers can display Apportioned Registration Cab Cards on an electronic device, such as a phone or tablet, starting January 1, 2019. The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles adopted a rule in December allowing International Registration Plan (IRP) registrants to … Continue reading

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Stakeholder Webinars for RTB

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Webinars will be held for various department stakeholders to discuss RTB #008-18, “Electronic Signature Requirements.” The webinar schedule is listed below, and space is limited. Please reserve your virtual “seat” as soon as possible … Continue reading

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RTB Webinars for County Tax Assessor-Collectors

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Webinars will be held for county tax assessor-collectors to discuss:• RTB #006-18, “Delinquent Transfer Penalty Fees for Unrecovered Stolen Vehicles”• RTB #007-18, “Changes to Certified Copies of Texas Titles”• RTB #009-18, “Acceptance of Electronic Signatures by County … Continue reading

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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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