Category Archives: Dealers and Manufacturers

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Resolved: Initial Notification: Network (10/25/2018 @ 11:20 AM Central Time)

Good morning, The issue that caused a brief DIR network outage has been resolved.  If you experience new issues with this system, please contact the Service Desk. The statewide ticket for this issue is: 201806. Please remember that after using … Continue reading

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Initial Notification: Network (10/25/2018 @ 10:15 AM Central Time)

Good morning, An issue was reported from DIR that multiple state agencies experienced a brief network outage, including TxDMV, and service is being restored.  Users may have experienced brief connectivity issues.  If you experience new issues with this system, please … Continue reading

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Proposed 43 TAC §217.27

Proposed 43 TAC §217.27   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, §217.27. These proposed changes … Continue reading

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Completed: Scheduled Maintenance: webDEALER/eTAG (10/14/2018 @ 08:50 AM Central Time)

Good morning, The scheduled maintenance was completed as of 12:45 AM Central Time this morning, October 14, 2018. If you experience any new issues, please contact the Service Desk.  Please remember that after using an Internet Down tag, you must enter the information for … Continue reading

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Correction: Scheduled Maintenance: webDEALER/eTAG (10/12/2018 @ Midnight Central Time)

Good evening, The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will be performing system maintenance between midnight Friday, October 12 and 7:00 a.m. Monday morning October 15.  No outage is expected.  A limited number of customers may experience intermittent connectivity to … Continue reading

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Initial Notification: Scheduled Maintenance: webDEALER/eTAG (10/13/2018 @ 12:01 AM Central Time)

Good afternoon, On Saturday, October 13, 2018, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will be performing maintenance that will impact the webDEALER/eTAG system. The duration of the maintenance is scheduled for up to 31 hours beginning at 12:01 AM … Continue reading

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