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Resolved: RTS ACH Issue 7/3/2020 2:40 PM

Good morning,   The RTS process for ACH transfers has been resolved.   We apologize for the inconvenience and any impact on you or your customers.   Thank you,    Texas Department of Motor Vehicles IT Department          … Continue reading

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Reminder Notification: Scheduled TxPROS Maintenance, Sunday July 5, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The Texas Permitting and Routing Optimization System (TxPROS) will undergo scheduled maintenance Sunday, July 5. The system is scheduled to be unavailable starting at 8 a.m. CST until 4 p.m. We apologize for any inconvenience. You will be notified when … Continue reading

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Waiver of Texas Vehicle Title and Registration Requirements

NEWS RELEASE Temporary Waiver of Vehicle Title and Registration Requirements Remains in Effect (AUSTIN, Texas – July 3, 2020) Texans still get a break from certain vehicle title and registration requirements due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The temporary waiver announced … Continue reading

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Initial Notification: RTS ACH Issue 7/2/2020 8:25 AM

Good morning,   The RTS process for ACH transfers failed 6/30 and 7/1.  We are working to resolve this issue.   Thank you,    Texas Department of Motor Vehicles IT Department          Source: Tax Assessor-Collectors Initial Notification: RTS … Continue reading

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Updated Reports for Impacted County Closure Transactions

Please review and distribute as appropriate. This is a follow-up to the communication sent on June 19, 2020, regarding issues identified with county closure transactions. The COGNOS Funds Remittance Report is being updated tonight to reflect the correct summary remittance … Continue reading

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Initial Notification: Scheduled TxPROS Maintenance, Sunday July 5, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The Texas Permitting and Routing Optimization System (TxPROS) will undergo scheduled maintenance Sunday, July 5. The system is scheduled to be unavailable starting at 8 a.m. CST until 4 p.m. We apologize for any inconvenience. You will be notified when … Continue reading

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RTB 011-20 Revised Title Revocation Rule for a First Sale

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 011-20 Revised … Continue reading

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Selecting Invalid Reason in RTS for Late Renewals due to the Temporary Waiver of Registration Requirements

Please review and distribute as appropriate. On March 16, 2020, Governor Greg Abbott granted a waiver to renew registration due to the state of disaster caused by COVID-19.  The waiver to renew registration without penalty is still in effect.  However, … Continue reading

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Titling Requirements for Assembled Vehicles

Please review and distribute as appropriate. House Bill 1755, enacted by the 86th Legislature, requires an owner of an assembled vehicle to title and register the vehicle in accordance with Transportation Code, Chapter 731, and Administrative Code.  The Texas Department … Continue reading

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Complete: RTS Release 9.7.0 (6/21/2020 @ 5:06 AM)

Good morning, The deployment of the RTS System updates were completed as of 5:06 AM this morning, 6/21/2020. Thank you, TxDMV IT Department of Motor Vehicles         Source: Tax Assessor-Collectors Complete: RTS Release 9.7.0 (6/21/2020 @ 5:06 AM)

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Complete: eLicensing Release 9.7.0 (6/21/2020 @ 12:58 AM)

Good morning, The deployment of the eLicensing System updates were completed as of 12:58 AM this morning, June 21. 2020.  Thank you, Department of Motor Vehicles TxDMV IT       Source: Dealers and Manufacturers Complete: eLicensing Release 9.7.0 (6/21/2020 @ … Continue reading

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Update on Issues Identified with County Closure Transactions

Please review and distribute as appropriate. This is a follow-up to the communication sent on May 28, 2020, regarding issues identified with county closure transactions. The department has completed the review of all county closure transactions processed prior to the … Continue reading

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RTS Release Notes 9.7.0

Good afternoon, Over the weekend of June 19, 2020, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will update the Registration and Title System (RTS) with Release 9.7.0 that contains the content summarized below:  Legislative Change Original Titles Corrected – Original title … Continue reading

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Use of Insurance Company Statement of Fact (Form VTR-331-INS)

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Effective June 22, 2020, the Insurance Company Statement of Fact (Form VTR-331-INS) may be submitted as ownership evidence by an insurance company through webSALVAGE.  Programming changes have been made to webSALVAGE to enable selection … Continue reading

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Updated Specialty Plate Guide

Please review and distribute as appropriate. The 86th Legislative Session implemented several new specialty license plates.  One of the new specialty license plates, Register to Vote, will be implemented with the Registration and Title System (RTS) Release 9.7 scheduled to … Continue reading

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New Licensing Education Requirement for Independent Motor Vehicle Dealers

Senate Bill 604, which was passed by the 86th Texas Legislature, requires Independent Motor Vehicle Dealers who have been licensed less than 10 years, and new applicants for those licenses, to complete a web-based education training course prior to submitting … Continue reading

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Reminder: eLicensing Release 9.7.0 (6/20/2020 @ 10:00 PM)

Good evening,   Over the weekend of June 19, 2020, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will update the eLicensing system. During the deployment of the new release you may experience intermittent connectivity issues to the following applications:   Starting at … Continue reading

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Reminder: RTS Release 9.7.0 (6/20/2020 @ 6:00 PM)

Good afternoon,   Over the weekend of June 19, 2020, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will update the Registration Titling System (RTS). During the deployment of the new release you may experience intermittent connectivity issues to the following applications:   Starting … Continue reading

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TxDMV San Antonio Regional Service Center Closed Today (June 19, 2020)

The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) San Antonio Regional Service Center is closed today, Friday, June 19. The department will send a notification when the San Antonio Regional Service Center reopens. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. … Continue reading

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TxDMV publishes a rule adoption in the June 12, 2020, issue of the Texas Register

The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has adopted rules in the June 12, 2020, issue of the Texas Register. The adoption addresses inspection, titling, and registration, of assembled vehicles. The adopted language is available on TxDMV’s website at https://www.txdmv.gov/general-counsel/proposed-and-adopted-rules-2019.   … Continue reading

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County Support for Special Plates

Please review and distribute as appropriate. As you are aware, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles’ Special Plates Unit can be reached by phone at (512) 374-5010. This line supports county tax assessor-collector’s offices and the general public. In an … Continue reading

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Initial Notification: eLicensing Release 9.7.0 (6/20/2020 @ 10:00 PM)

Good evening,   Over the weekend of June 19, 2020, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will update the eLicensing system. During the deployment of the new release you may experience intermittent connectivity issues to the following applications:   Starting at … Continue reading

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Revisions to Law Enforcement Identification Number Inspection (Form VTR-68-A)

Please review and distribute as appropriate. As a result of House Bill 1755, enacted by the 86th Legislature related to the titling and registering of assembled vehicles, the department revised the Law Enforcement Identification Number Inspection (Form VTR-68-A).  Revisions were … Continue reading

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Initial Notification: RTS Release 9.7.0 (6/20/2020 @ 6:00 PM)

Good afternoon,   Over the weekend of June 19, 2020, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will update the Registration Titling System (RTS). During the deployment of the new release you may experience intermittent connectivity issues to the following applications:   Starting … Continue reading

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Webinars for RTB #010-20

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Webinars will be held for county tax assessor-collectors and licensed dealers to discuss RTB #010-20, “Titling Procedures for Assembled Vehicles.” The webinar schedule is listed below, and space is limited. Please reserve your virtual … Continue reading

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