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April 2020 NMVTIS Guide Revision

Please review the following information and distribute as appropriate. The latest update to the NMVTIS Guide (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 … Continue reading

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April 2020 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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TxDMV Board Meeting – April 2, 2020

        The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) Board has scheduled an Open Meeting via telephone conference call. Board Meeting  Thursday, April 2, 2020 – 8 a.m. via Webex or the toll free number below. If you … Continue reading

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Delinquent webDEALER Transactions Submitted During Waiver Period

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Governor Greg Abbott waived the time in which to apply for title and the associated delinquent transfer penalty from March 16, 2020, until 60 days after the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) provides … Continue reading

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RTB 007-20 Additional Availability of the Bonded Title Process and Determination of Eligibility

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Thank you, Jeremiah Kuntz, DirectorVehicle Titles and Registration DivisionTexas Department of Motor Vehicles Attachments If you have any questions concerning this communication, please contact your local TxDMV Regional Service Center.   Form VTR-130-SOF (rev0320).pdf … Continue reading

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Extension of Timeframe to Accept the Law Enforcement Identification Number Inspection (Form VTR-68-A) due to COVID-19

Please review and distribute as appropriate. On March 16, 2020, Governor Greg Abbott granted the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles’ (TxDMV) request for a waiver of the time in which to apply for title and the associated delinquent transfer penalty … Continue reading

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Complete: RTS Release 9.6.0 (3/22/2020 @ 5:23 AM)

Good morning, The deployment of the RTS updates was completed as of 5:23 AM this morning, 3/22/2020. Thank you, TxDMV IT Department of Motor Vehicles         Source: Tax Assessor-Collectors Complete: RTS Release 9.6.0 (3/22/2020 @ 5:23 AM)

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Complete: eLicensing Release 9.6.0 (3/22/2020 @ 5:23 AM)

Good morning, The deployment of the eLicensing updates was completed as of 5:23 AM this morning, 3/22/2020. Thank you, TxDMV IT Department of Motor Vehicles           Source: Dealers and Manufacturers Complete: eLicensing Release 9.6.0 (3/22/2020 @ 5:23 AM)

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RTS Release Notes 9.6.0

Good afternoon, Over the weekend of March 20, 2020, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) updated the Registration and Title System (RTS) with Release 9.6.0 that contains the content summarized below.  Legislative Changes: Capturing Sales Tax Information for Certain Year … Continue reading

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Reminder: eLicensing Release 9.6.0 (3/21/2020 @ 6:00 PM)

Good morning,   Over the weekend of March 20, 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 9.6.0 (3/21/2020 @ 6:00 PM)

Good morning,   Over the weekend of March 20, 2020, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will update the Registration and Titling System (RTS). During the deployment of the new release you may experience intermittent connectivity issues to the following … Continue reading

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Initial Notification: RTS Release 9.6.0 (3/21/2020 @ 6:00 PM)

Good afternoon,   Over the weekend of March 20, 2020, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will update the Registration and Titling System (RTS). During the deployment of the new release you may experience intermittent connectivity issues to the following … Continue reading

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Initial Notification: eLicensing Release 9.6.0 (3/21/2020 @ 6:00 PM)

Good afternoon,   Over the weekend of March 20, 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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TxDMV Regional Service Centers Closed to Public

Please review and distribute as appropriate. In an effort to reduce the exposure of Texans to COVID-19 Coronavirus, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) announced Tuesday, March 17, that its 16 Regional Service Centers would be closed to the … Continue reading

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TxDMV Regional Service Centers Closed to Public for In-Person Transactions

MEDIA ADVISORY TxDMV Regional Service Centers Closed to Public for In-Person Transactions (AUSTIN, Texas – March 17, 2020) In an effort to reduce the exposure of Texans to COVID-19 Coronavirus, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles announced Tuesday, March 17, … Continue reading

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Statutory Waiver of Certain Registration, 30-Day Permit and Renewal of Permanent Disabled Parking Placard Requirements due to COVID-19

Please review and distribute as appropriate. On March 13, 2020, Governor Greg Abbott declared a state of disaster for all counties in Texas due to the threat of COVID-19.  Governor Abbott issued a statement on March 16, 2020, granting a … Continue reading

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Statutory Waiver of Delinquent Transfer Penalty due to COVID-19

Please review and distribute as appropriate. On March 16, 2020, Governor Greg Abbott granted the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles’ (TxDMV) request for a waiver of the time in which to apply for title and the associated delinquent transfer penalty … Continue reading

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Important Information Regarding Vehicle Registration, Vehicle Titling, and Disabled Placards Requirements

MEDIA ADVISORY Important Information Regarding Vehicle Registration, Titling and Disabled Placards Requirements (AUSTIN, Texas – March 16, 2020)  In an effort to reduce the need for in-person transactions, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) worked with Governor Greg Abbott … Continue reading

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Temporary Suspension of Motor Carrier IRP Requirements for COVID-19 Disaster Relief

Commercial Vehicle registration requirements to travel in and through the state of Texas are temporarily suspended by order of Texas Governor Greg Abbott. This is to make it faster and easier for operators of commercial vehicles to provide COVID-19 disaster … Continue reading

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Movement of Oversize/Overweight Loads in Texas During COVID-19 Disaster

Motor carriers transporting oversize and/or overweight loads for COVID-19 disaster relief efforts have two options: Federal Disaster Relief Permit (MAP-21) per President Donald Trump’s Declaration of Disaster If you are moving a divisible load that is overweight only to deliver relief supplies, … Continue reading

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Resolved: TxDMV Intermittent Website Issues

Good evening,   The TxDMV website was available as of 8:00 PM this evening, 3/6/2020. We apologize for the inconvenience and any impact on you or your customers.   Thank you,   TxDMV IT Department of Motor Vehicles       Source: Tax … Continue reading

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Initial Notification: TxDMV Intermittent Website Issues

Good morning,   It has been reported that some users are experiencing difficulties accessing the TxDMV website. IT support staff are working to resolve the issue. An update will be provided as more information becomes available.   We apologize for the inconvenience … Continue reading

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Resolved: Black Book Available (2/29/2020 @ 12:42 AM)

Good morning, The SPV Black Book was available as of 12:42 AM this morning, 2/29/2020.  If you experience new issues with the Blackbook, please contact the TxDMV Customer Service department. We apologize for the inconvenience and any impact on you … Continue reading

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Webinar Invite for RTB 004-20, RTB 005-20, and RTB 006-20

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Webinars will be held for county tax assessor-collectors to discuss: RTB #004-20, “Operation of Off-Highway Vehicles and Golf Carts and the Issuance of License Plates” RTB #005-20, “Titling Procedures and Waiving of Fees for … Continue reading

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RTB 006-20 Title Transactions for Certain Off-Highway Vehicles Purchased Out of State

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 006-20 Title … Continue reading

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