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Waiver of Vehicle Title & Registration Requirements Ends April 14, 2021

NEWS RELEASE Temporary Waiver of Vehicle Title & Registration Requirements Ends April 14, 2021 Texans have through the end of that day to complete overdue transactions (AUSTIN, Texas – December 15, 2020) If you’re overdue, it’s time to renew! The … Continue reading

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Updates to VTR 998, VTR 999, and Specialty Plate Guide

Please review and distribute as appropriate. The Sickle Cell Disease Awareness specialty license plate and the redesigned General Land Office sponsored Adopt a Beach specialty license plate will be available for purchase on December 14, 2020. The following documents have … Continue reading

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Revised National Motor Vehicle Title Information (NMVTIS) Conversion Chart

Please review and distribute as appropriate. With Registration and Title System (RTS) Release 9.9, a new NMVTIS brand code, 56 for Export Only Vehicles, was added for salvage and nonrepairable vehicles sold for export only.  As a result, the following … Continue reading

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Complete: RTS/webDEALER Release 9.9.0 (12/13/2020 @ 5:32 AM)

Good morning, The deployment of the RTS and webDEALER system updates were completed as of 5:32 AM this morning, 12/13/2020. Thank you, Texas Department of Motor Vehicles IT Department   Source: Tax Assessor-Collectors Complete: RTS/webDEALER Release 9.9.0 (12/13/2020 @ 5:32 AM)

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Complete: webDEALER Release 9.9.0 (12/13/2020 @ 5:32 AM)

Good morning, The deployment of the webDEALER system updates were completed as of 5:32 AM this morning, 12/13/2020.  Please remember that if you used an Internet Down tag, you must enter the information for that tag into webDEALER as soon as the … Continue reading

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Complete: eLicensing Release 9.9.0 (12/13/2020 @ 6:14AM)

Good morning, The deployment of the eLicensing system updates were completed as of 6:14AM this morning, 12/13/2020. Thank you, Texas Department of Motor Vehicles IT Department   Source: Dealers and Manufacturers Complete: eLicensing Release 9.9.0 (12/13/2020 @ 6:14AM)

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RTS Release Notes 9.9.0

Good afternoon, Over the weekend of December 11, 2020, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will update the Registration and Titling System (RTS) with Release 9.9.0 that contains the content summarized below.  Enhancements:  RTS: A Closed County Sales Tax report did … Continue reading

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Correction: RTS/webDEALER Release 9.9.0 (12/12/2020 @ 6:30 PM)

Good afternoon, Over the weekend of December 11, 2020, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will update the Registration and Titling System (RTS) and webDEALER System. During the deployment of the new release you may experience intermittent connectivity issues … Continue reading

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Correction: webDEALER Release 9.9.0 (12/12/2020 @ 6:30 PM)

Good afternoon,   The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will update the webDEALER system with Release 9.9.0 on Saturday, December 12, 2020 starting at 6:30 PM until Sunday, December 13, 2020 at 10:00 AM. During the deployment of the 9.9.0 Release … Continue reading

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Reminder: webDEALER Release 9.9.0 (12/12/2020 @ 6:30 PM)

Good afternoon,   The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will update the webDEALER system with Release 9.9.0 on Saturday, December 12, 2020 starting at 6:30 PM until Sunday, December 13, 2020 at 1:00 PM. During the deployment of the 9.9.0 Release … Continue reading

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Reminder: eLicensing Release 9.9.0 (12/12/2020 @ 10:00 PM)

Good afternoon,   The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will update the eLicensing system with Release 9.9.0 on Saturday, December 12, 2020 starting at 10:00 PM until Sunday, December 13, 2020 at 1:00 AM. During the deployment of the 9.9.0 Release … Continue reading

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Reminder: RTS/webDEALER Release 9.9.0 (12/12/2020 @ 6:30 PM)

Good afternoon, Over the weekend of December 11, 2020, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will update the Registration and Titling System (RTS)/webDEALER Systems. During the deployment of the new release you may experience intermittent connectivity issues to the … Continue reading

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TxDMV Board Meeting – December 10, 2020

Board MeetingThursday, December 10, 2020 – 8 a.m. via telephone conference call using Webex or the toll free number below. If you have any technical questions about accessing the meeting, please send an email to Board.Tech.Help@txdmv.gov. Instructions for accessing the meeting … Continue reading

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TxDMV Legislative & Public Affairs Committee Meeting – December 9, 2020

Legislative and Public Affairs Committee Meeting Wednesday, December 9, 2020 – 2 p.m. via telephone conference call using Webex or the toll free number below. If you have any technical questions about accessing the meeting, please send an email to Board.Tech.Help@txdmv.gov. … Continue reading

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Initial Notification: webDEALER Release 9.9.0 (12/12/2020 @ 6:30 PM)

Good afternoon,   The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will update the webDEALER system with Release 9.9.0 on Saturday, December 12, 2020 starting at 6:30 PM until Sunday, December 13, 2020 at 1:00 PM. During the deployment of the 9.9.0 Release … Continue reading

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Initial Notification: eLicensing Release 9.9.0 (12/12/2020 @ 10:00 PM)

Good afternoon,   The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will update the eLicensing system with Release 9.9.0 on Saturday, December 12, 2020 starting at 10:00 PM until Sunday, December 13, 2020 at 1:00 AM. During the deployment of the 9.9.0 Release … Continue reading

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Initial Notification: RTS/webDEALER Release 9.9.0 (12/12/2020 @ 6:30 PM)

Good afternoon, Over the weekend of December 11, 2020, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will update the Registration and Titling System (RTS)/ webDEALER Systems. During the deployment of the new release you may experience intermittent connectivity issues to … Continue reading

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Revised Statutory Lien Foreclosure Forms

Please review and distribute as appropriate. The department instituted changes to the use of court orders in the title application process to better align with statutory requirements.  These changes were detailed in Registration and Title Bulletin #008-20.  As a result, … Continue reading

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Don’t make it a happy holiday for car thieves

NEWS RELEASE Don’t make it a happy holiday for car thieves Texans can fight back against motor vehicle crimes (AUSTIN, Texas – November 25, 2020) Protect your ride and what’s inside! It doesn’t matter what kind of car you drive. … Continue reading

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TxDMV Holiday Hours – Thanksgiving 2020

In observance of Thanksgiving, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 27. Vehicle title and registration services: Most vehicle title and registration services are provided by your county tax office. County … Continue reading

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Webinars for RTB #013-20

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Webinars will be held for county tax assessor-collectors, dealers, and insurance companies to discuss RTB #013-20, “Federal Odometer Disclosure Exemption Change and Additional Use of the Power of Attorney for Transfer of Ownership to … Continue reading

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RTB 013-20 Federal Odometer Disclosure Exemption Change and Additional Use of the Power of Attorney for Transfer of Ownership to a Motor Vehicle (Form VTR-271-A)

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Thank you, Tim Thompson, Deputy 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 013-20 … Continue reading

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County Training Program – User Account Transfer and Completion History

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 required the department to implement a training program on the department’s automated registration and titling … Continue reading

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TxDMV Holiday Hours – Veterans Day 2020

In observance of Veterans Day, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will be closed on Wednesday, Nov. 11.   Vehicle title and registration services: Most vehicle title and registration services are provided by your county tax office. County tax office hours … Continue reading

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October 2020 Assembled and Reconstructed Vehicle Manual Update

Please review and distribute as appropriate. The latest update to the Assembled and Reconstructed Vehicle 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 … Continue reading

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