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TxDMV Holiday Hours – Thanksgiving 2019

In observance of Thanksgiving, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 28, and Friday, Nov. 29. Additionally, the Oversize/Overweight Permits Office will be closed on Saturday, Nov. 30. Vehicle title and registration services: Most vehicle … Continue reading

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Resolved: eLICENSING Issue – 2:30 PM CST, Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Good afternoon, The latency issue with the eLICENSING system has been resolved as of 2:30 PM CST November 20, 2019. We apologize for the inconvenience and any impact to you or your customers. Thank you, Customer ServiceTexas Department of Motor … Continue reading

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Initial Notification: eLICENSING Issue – 1 PM CST, Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Good afternoon, The eLICENSING system is currently experiencing latency issues. If you submit a request in eLICENSING and it does not immediately return the information you requested, please do not submit a duplicate request. Support staff are working to resolve … Continue reading

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Huntsville Lock-down

As of today, November 20, 2019, the TxDMV Huntsville warehouse is still under lock-down status. Over the last few days, TDCJ has provided a small crew of inmates to process orders received from TxDMV-Allocations. Orders for the Counties and Regional … Continue reading

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New eLearning Modules Available

Please review and distribute as appropriate. As you are aware, Senate Bill 604, enacted by the 86th Legislature, added Transportation Code, Section 520.023. The legislation requires the department to implement a training program on the department’s automated registration and titling … Continue reading

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Huntsville Lockdown – November 12, 2019

As of today, November 12, 2019, the TxDMV Warehouse located on the TDCJ-Wynne Unit in Huntsville TX is under lock-down status. At this time, TDCJ anticipates being under lock-down status through the week and possibly into next week.  No special … Continue reading

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Revised Registration and Title System (RTS) Training Mapping

Please review and distribute as appropriate. As you are aware, Senate Bill 604, enacted by the 86th Legislature, added Transportation Code, Section 520.023. The legislation requires the department to implement a training program on the department’s automated registration and titling … Continue reading

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RTB 008-19 Transfer of Salvage or Nonrepairable Vehicles by Licensed Salvage Vehicle Dealers

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 008-19 Transfer … Continue reading

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TxDMV Holiday Hours – Veterans Day 2019

In observance of Veterans Day, all Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) offices will be closed on Monday, Nov. 11. Note to motor carriers: The Motor Carrier Oversize/Overweight Permits Section will also be closed on Saturday, Nov. 9.  Vehicle title and … Continue reading

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eView for November 2019

Please review and distribute as appropriate. The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles is previewing two redesigned license plates, Texas A&M Maroon and Texas A&M Classic (Crossover). We offer you the opportunity to provide input on these license plates. Please visit … Continue reading

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Resolved: Website PDF issues

Technical issues that prevented users from being able to download PDF files from the TxDMV website today have been resolved. We apologize for the inconvenience.      Source: Tax Assessor-Collectors Resolved: Website PDF issues

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Initial Notification: Standard Presumptive Value (SPV) calculator in RTS

Good afternoon, An issue has been reported with the Standard Presumptive Value (SPV) calculator in RTS Point of Sale (POS). Our support staff have contacted the vendor and are working to resolve the issue as soon as possible. In the … Continue reading

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Revised Application for Texas Title and/or Registration (Form 130-U) and Detailed Instructions for Application for Texas Title and/or Registration (Form VTR-130-UIF)

Please review and distribute as appropriate. The Application for Texas Title and/or Registration (Form 130-U) has been revised as a result of Senate Bill 976, enacted by the 86th Legislature, to allow an applicant to indicate they have a communication … Continue reading

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Resolved: eLICENSING System Issues

Good afternoon, The eLICENSING system performance issues have been resolved.  Thank you, IT ServicesTexas Department of Motor Vehicles        Source: Dealers and Manufacturers Resolved: eLICENSING System Issues

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Initial Notification: eLICENSING System Issues

Good afternoon, The eLICENSING system is experiencing performance issues. The Salesforce vendor is working to resolve the issue.  An update will be sent by 5:00 PM this afternoon, 10/25/2019. Thank you, IT ServicesTexas Department of Motor Vehicles        Source: Dealers … Continue reading

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Revised Salvage Vehicle Dealer Bill of Sale for a Junk Motor Vehicle (Form VTR-203)

Please review and distribute as appropriate. The Salvage Vehicle Dealer Bill of Sale for a Junk Motor Vehicle (Form VTR-203) has been revised to update the statutory references in the Salvage Vehicle Dealer Certification.  The revised Form VTR-203 is available … Continue reading

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Revised Storage Lien Foreclosure (Form VTR-265-S)

Please review and distribute as appropriate. The Storage Lien Foreclosure (Form VTR-265-S) has been revised with non-substantive changes.  The revised Form VTR-265-S is available on our website at www.TxDMV.gov and may be used immediately. Existing versions of Form VTR-265-S remain … Continue reading

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Storm-Related Temporary Suspension of Motor Carrier Requirements

Governor Greg Abbott has declared a disaster for certain counties affected by the storm that struck Texas October 20, 2019. The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles has responded by temporarily suspending IRP vehicle registration, 72/144-hour temporary registration permits, size and … Continue reading

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TxDMV publishes rule proposals in the October 18, 2019, issue of the Texas Register.

The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has proposed rules in the October 18, 2019, issue of the Texas Register. The proposed language is available on TxDMV’s website at https://www.txdmv.gov/general-counsel/proposed-and-adopted-rules. The proposals are posted for public comment until 5:00 p.m. … Continue reading

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Revised Certification of a Communication Impediment (Form VTR-216)

Please review and distribute as appropriate. The Certification of a Communication Impediment (Form VTR-216) has been revised to remove the restriction that the communication impediment notation may only be placed at time of initial registration or renewal. The revised Form … Continue reading

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October 2019 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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Resolved: Service Interruption – eLICENSING and Online Registration Renewals

Good afternoon, The Texas.gov payment system that processes online registration renewals and eLICENSING applications is now available.  We apologize for the inconvenience and any impact on you or your customers. Thank you, IT DivisionTexas Department of Motor Vehicles     … Continue reading

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Initial Notice: Service Interruption – eLICENSING and Online Registration Renewals

Good afternoon, The Texas.gov payment system that processes online registration renewals and eLICENSING applications is currently unavailable. Texas.gov support staff are working to identify and resolve the issue. We apologize for the inconvenience and any impact on you or your … Continue reading

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TxDMV Office Delays & Closures 9/20/2019

Weather and road conditions are affecting the operating hours of the following Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) offices on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019: Beaumont Regional Service Center: Closed Houston Regional Service Center: Opening at noon Source: News and Information TxDMV … Continue reading

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Updated Plate Guides and Brochures

Please review and distribute as appropriate. The three specialty plate guides and two military plate brochures listed below have been updated to include several new plates resulting from the 86th Legislative Session.  The guides and brochures are now available to … Continue reading

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