April 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 suggestions to VTR_Title_Reg-Manual-Update@txdmv.gov (please note the underscores between VTR and Title and between Title and Reg).

Updates for this release are marked with red change bars in the text. 

Chapter 10 – Evidence of Ownership
Section 10.2, “Manufacturer’s Certificate of Origin (MCO),” was updated to provide reconciliation between the Registration and Title Manuals on weight certificate requirements for commercial motor vehicles evidenced by an MCO.

Chapter 15 – Odometers
Section 15.5, “Operation of Law Title Transfers,” was updated to provide guidance on the requirement of including the odometer reading when an insurance company files an application for Texas title on an unrecovered stolen vehicle, which is subject to odometer disclosure. 

Chapter 25 – Motor Vehicle Dealers
Section 25.6, “Processing Title Transactions Involving Dealer Bankruptcy,” was updated to provide clarification on processing transactions when a dealership declared bankruptcy prior to transferring the title.

Thank you,

Jeremiah Kuntz, Director
Vehicle Titles and Registration Division
Texas Department of Motor Vehicles



If you have any questions concerning this communication, please contact your local TxDMV Regional Service Center.



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April 2018 Motor Vehicle Title Manual Update

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