Category Archives: Dealers and Manufacturers

Adopted 43 TAC §§219.60 – 219.64

   Adopted 43 TAC §§219.60 – 219.64   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, §§219.60, … Continue reading

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Salvage Motor Vehicle Dealer Training Seminar – Nacogdoches

Salvage Motor Vehicle Dealers and Industry: We are pleased to announce our Salvage Motor Vehicle Dealer Training Seminar on October 24th, 2018, in Nacogdoches, 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 – Nacogdoches

Motor Vehicle Dealers and Industry: We are pleased to announce our Motor Vehicle Dealer Training Seminar on October 25th, 2018, in Nacogdoches, Texas.  This presentation will be a broad overview of the rules and regulations surrounding the motor vehicle dealer … Continue reading

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ALERT: Fraudulent Emails Posing as TxDMV

  The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) is aware of recent reports of phishing emails being sent to our licensed community. This may be an attempt to obtain sensitive information from you.  The emails make statements about complaints regarding a … Continue reading

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Resolved: webDEALER/eTAG Available (09/17/2018 @ 11:26 AM Central Time)

Good morning, The webDEALER/eTAG system was available as of 10:45 AM Central Time this morning, 09/17/2018.  If you experience new issues with the webDEALER/eTAG system, please contact the service desk. The statewide ticket for this issue is: 196908   Please … Continue reading

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Initial Notification: eTAG: Unscheduled Maintenance (9/17/2018 @ 10:30 AM Central Time)

Good morning,   On September 17, 2018, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will be performing eTAG system maintenance. The duration of the maintenance is scheduled for up to 15 minutes, beginning Monday (09/17/2018) at 10:30 AM Central Time and lasting until … Continue reading

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Adopted 43 TAC §217.27

Adopted 43 TAC §217.27   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 217, §217.27. The adopted Texas … Continue reading

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Adopted 43 TAC §215.85

Adopted 43 TAC §215.85   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, §215.85. The adopted Texas … Continue reading

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Metal plate return updates

Effective immediately Texas motor vehicle dealers, in-transit operators, converters, manufacturers, and distributors are required to return canceled, damaged, or unneeded metal plates to a Regional Service Center or the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles Headquarters.  Plates may be mailed to … Continue reading

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New Referral Fee Option for Independent Dealers

On August 16, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) Board met and adopted rules related to the use of referral fees for independent motor vehicle dealers. Here is what you need to know as a licensed independent dealer on … Continue reading

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Proposed 43 TAC, Ch. 217, New Subchapter K, Electronic Signatures, §§217.301, 217.302, 217.303

Proposed 43 TAC, Ch. 217, New Subchapter K, Electronic Signatures, §§217.301, 217.302, 217.303   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 … Continue reading

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Proposed 43 TAC §217.56

  Proposed 43 TAC §217.56   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, §217.56. These proposed … Continue reading

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Resolved: eTAG/webDEALER Available (09/04/2018 @ 12:00 PM Central Time)

Good morning, The eTAG/webDEALER system was available as of 10:50 AM Central Time this morning, 09/04/2018.  If you experience new issues with the eTAG/webDEALER system please contact the Service Desk. The statewide ticket for this issue is: 194920 Please remember … Continue reading

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Initial Notification: eTAG/webDEALER Issue (09/04/2018 @ 10:25 AM Central Time)

Good morning, An issue has been reported with the eTAG/webDEALER system. Users are unable to look up VINs which are not already in the system. Support staff are working to resolve the issue. An update will sent by noon (09/04/2018) … Continue reading

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Salvage Motor Vehicle Dealer Training Seminar – Fort Worth

Salvage Motor Vehicle Dealers and Industry: We are pleased to announce our Salvage Motor Vehicle Dealer Training Seminar on September 18th, 2018, in Fort Worth, Texas.  This presentation will be a specific overview of the rules and regulations surrounding the … Continue reading

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Motor Vehicle Dealer Training Seminar – Fort Worth

Motor Vehicle Dealers and Industry: We are pleased to announce our Motor Vehicle Dealer Training Seminar on September 19th & 20th 2018, in Fort Worth, Texas.  This presentation will be a broad overview of the rules and regulations surrounding the … Continue reading

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New Web Addresses for Several Online Applications

Please review and distribute as appropriate. As of Friday, August 3, 2018, several Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) online applications will have new web addresses. Customers who access one of these applications from an old web address will be … Continue reading

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Correction of Error – Adopted 43 TAC §219.2, §219.34, §219.35, and §219.36

Correction of Error – Adopted 43 TAC §219.2, §219.34, §219.35, and §219.36 Please review and distribute as appropriate. A Correction of Error for adopted changes to the Texas Administrative Code, which affect Chapter 219 was published in the Texas Register. … Continue reading

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Completed: Scheduled Maintenance (07/29/2018 @ 11:20 AM Central Time)

Good morning, The scheduled maintenance was completed as of 9:30 AM Central Time this morning, 07/29/2018.  If you experience new issues please contact the Service Desk. If you would like to speak to a Service Desk representative, please call us … Continue reading

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Reminder: Scheduled Maintenance (07/29/2018 @ 5:00 AM Central Time)

Good afternoon, On Sunday, July 29, 2018, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will be performing system maintenance that will require a system outage.  The duration of the maintenance is scheduled for up to five (5) hours beginning at … Continue reading

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July 2018 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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Initial Notification: Scheduled Maintenance (07/29/2018 @ 5:00 AM Central Time)

Good afternoon, On Sunday, July 29, 2018, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will be performing system maintenance that will require a system outage.  The duration of the maintenance is scheduled for up to five (5) hours beginning at … Continue reading

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July 2018 Salvage/Nonrepairable Motor Vehicle Manual Update

Please review and distribute as appropriate. The latest update to the Salvage/Nonrepairable Motor 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 or … Continue reading

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July 2018 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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Motorcycle Dealerships Notification

ATTENTION ALL MOTORCYCLE DEALERSHIPS It has come to our attention that not all motorcycle dealerships in Texas are including destination (freight) charges and dealer prep fees (handling) in the advertised sales price of motorcycles on their websites.  According to Texas … Continue reading

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