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43 TAC Chapters 208, 209, and 210-Rule Review Readoption

43 TAC Chapters 208, 209, and 210 – Rule Review Readoption   Please review and distribute as appropriate.   The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has published in the Texas Register the rule review readoption of the Texas Administrative … Continue reading

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eTITLE Training

The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) started user acceptance testing on June 17 in preparation for the upcoming eTITLE launch.  eTITLE is a new feature in webDEALER that facilitates the secure electronic transfer of titles between dealers in the … Continue reading

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House Bill (HB) 1548 – Off-Highway Vehicles

Please review and distribute as appropriate. HB 1548 enacted by the 86th Legislature provides for the titling and operation of certain off-highway vehicles. The bill was effective June 14, 2019, and requires utility vehicles (UTVs) to be titled and provides … Continue reading

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Resolved: webDEALER/eTAG & eLICENSING Issues

TxDMV has resolved issues that impacted certain functions of our webDEALER/eTAG and eLICENSING systems.    Main functions restored: Resetting passwords using Forgot Username and Forgot Password links Creating New Users Creating New Accounts If you would like to speak with … Continue reading

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TxDMV webDEALER/eTAG & eLICENSING Issues

TxDMV is experiencing issues that are impacting certain functions of our webDEALER/eTAG and eLICENSING systems.  Some customer self-service functions are temporarily unavailable.   Main functions impacted:   Resetting passwords using Forgot Username and Forgot Password links Creating New Users Creating … Continue reading

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Informal Working Drafts and Request for Informal Comments on Rules Relating to Fitness for Salvage Vehicle Dealer and Motor Vehicle Dealer Licenses

Informal Working Drafts and Request for Informal Comments on Rules Relating to Fitness for Salvage Vehicle Dealer and Motor Vehicle Dealer Licenses The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles has prepared informal working drafts of amendments to salvage vehicle dealer and motor … Continue reading

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TxDMV Systems Restored

TxDMV experienced network issues this morning that may have affected your ability to access our systems.  The issue is resolved.  If you continue to experience issues, contact a TxDMV Customer Service Representative at 512-465-4010.  TxDMV customer service support is available … Continue reading

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TxDMV System Issues

TxDMV is experiencing network issues this morning that may have affected your ability to access our systems.  We are working on the issue and will notify you when it is resolved.  There is a statewide ticket number for this issue. … Continue reading

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April 2019 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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Proposed 43 TAC Chapter 210

Proposed 43 TAC Chapter 210   Please review and distribute as appropriate.   The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has published in the Texas Register proposed rule review of the Texas Administrative Code, which affect Chapter 210, Contract Management. … Continue reading

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Proposed 43 TAC Chapter 209

Proposed 43 TAC Chapter 209   Please review and distribute as appropriate.   The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has published in the Texas Register proposed rule review of the Texas Administrative Code, which affect Chapter 209, Finance. The … Continue reading

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Proposed 43 TAC Chapter 208

Proposed 43 TAC Chapter 208   Please review and distribute as appropriate.   The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has published in the Texas Register proposed rule review of the Texas Administrative Code, which affect Chapter 208, Employment Practices. … Continue reading

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Proposed TAC, New Chapter 223

Proposed TAC, New Chapter 223   Please review and distribute as appropriate.   The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has published in the Texas Register proposed new chapter to the Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 223, Compliance and Investigations Division, … Continue reading

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Proposed 43 TAC Chapter 206

Proposed 43 TAC Chapter 206   Amendments, §206.92 and §206.93 Repeals, §206.94 and §206.95 New, §§206.94-206.99   Please review and distribute as appropriate.   The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has published in the Texas Register proposed changes to … Continue reading

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Motor Vehicle Dealer Training Seminar – Abilene

Motor Vehicle Dealers and Industry: We are pleased to announce our Motor Vehicle Dealer Training Seminar on March 14th, 2019, in Abilene, Texas.  This presentation will be a broad overview of the rules and regulations surrounding the motor vehicle dealer … Continue reading

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Salvage Motor Vehicle Dealer Training Seminar – Abilene

Salvage Motor Vehicle Dealers and Industry: We are pleased to announce our Salvage Motor Vehicle Dealer Training Seminar on March 13th, 2019, in Abilene, Texas.  This presentation will be a specific overview of the rules and regulations surrounding the salvage … Continue reading

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Completed: webDEALER/eTAG: Scheduled Maintenance (02/17/2019 @ 04:35 AM Central Time)

Good Morning, The scheduled maintenance was completed as of 04:10 AM Central Time this morning, 02/17/2019.  If you experience new issues, please contact Customer Service.   Please remember that after using an Internet Down tag, you must enter the information … Continue reading

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Initial Notification: webDEALER/eTAG: DIR Scheduled Maintenance (02/16/2019 @ 07:00 PM Central Time)

Good Afternoon,   On Saturday, 02/16/2019, the Department of Information Resources (DIR) will be performing system maintenance that will affect 30 State Agencies, including TxDMV.  The duration of the maintenance is scheduled for up to 11 hours, beginning Saturday (02/16/2019) … Continue reading

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January 2019 Title Manual Revision

  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 suggestions to VTR_Title_Reg-Manual-Update@txdmv.gov (please note … Continue reading

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January 2019 Registration Manual Update

TO: All County Tax Assessor-CollectorsSUBJECT: January 2019 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 … Continue reading

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Revised Application for a Certified Copy of Title (Form VTR-34)

Please review and distribute as appropriate. We would like to inform you the Application for a Certified Copy of Title (Form VTR-34) has been revised. The revised Form VTR-34 is available on our website at www.TxDMV.gov and may be used … Continue reading

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Completed: Scheduled Maintenance: webDEALER/eTAG (12/30/2018 @ 6:00 AM Central Time)

Good morning, The scheduled maintenance was completed as of 6:00 AM Central Time, December 30, 2018.  Please remember that after using an Internet Down tag, you must enter the information for that tag into eTAG as soon as the system … Continue reading

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Adopted 43 TAC, Ch. 217, New Subchapter K, §§217.301, 217.302, 217.303

  Proposed 43 TAC, Ch. 217, New Subchapter K, §§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 adopted changes to the Texas Administrative Code, which … Continue reading

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

Good morning, 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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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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