Category Archives: Motorist Services

November 2022 Specialty Plate Guide Update

Please review and distribute as appropriate. The following specialty license plate became available for purchase on November 13, 2022: Schreiner University The following document has been updated to reflect the new plate availability: Specialty Plate Guide The updated guide is … Continue reading

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eVIEW for Specialty License Plate Design

Please review and distribute as appropriate. The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles is previewing four redesigned vendor plates, Louisiana Tech University, Arizona State University, Oklahoma State University, and University of Nebraska, three new vendor plates, Tarleton State University, Texas Elks, … Continue reading

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Updated Forms and Plate Guide

Please review and distribute as appropriate. The following specialty license plates will be available for purchase on July 25, 2022: Abilene Christian University Texas Parks and Wildlife Department – Roadrunner The following documents have been updated to reflect the new … Continue reading

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Digital License Plate Program

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Effective June 1, 2022, digital license plates (DLP) will be available for purchase in Texas as an electronic display device for eligible commercial fleet vehicles as defined in state law.  Senate Bill 604, 86th … Continue reading

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Electronic Renewal Notice Opt-in

Please review and distribute as appropriate. The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV), in partnership with Texas.gov, enhanced online renewal with an application called Texas by Texas (TxT). TxT is a “personalized digital assistant” allowing customers to conduct transactions easier, … Continue reading

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RTB 002-22 Application Requirements for 30-Day Permits

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Registration and Title Bulletin (RTB) #002-22 provides guidance on the updated policy for 30-Day Permit issuance. To supplement the policy update, TxDMV has developed the new Application for Timed Temporary Permits (Form VTR-66) for … Continue reading

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January 2022 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 (RTS) workstations and at www.txdmv.gov. We welcome your feedback and encourage you to email any comments … Continue reading

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January 2022 Motor Vehicle 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. The department welcomes your feedback and encourages you to email any … Continue reading

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October 2021 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. The department welcomes your feedback and encourages you to email any … Continue reading

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July 2021 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 (RTS) workstations and at www.txdmv.gov. We welcome your feedback and encourage you to email any comments … Continue reading

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July 2021 Salvage/Nonrepairable Motor Vehicle Manual Update

Please review and distribute as appropriate. The latest update to the Salvage/Nonrepairable Motor 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 or … Continue reading

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End of Waiver to Extend Acceptance Timeframe of the Law Enforcement Identification Number Inspection (Form VTR-68-A) due to COVID-19

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Governor Greg Abbott waived the time in which to apply for a vehicle title and the associated delinquent transfer penalty as of March 16, 2020.  As a result, the 30-calendar day timeframe to accept … Continue reading

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Enforcement of Registration: Lifting of Waivers Due to COVID-19

Please review and distribute as appropriate. The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles announced in December of 2020 that the temporary waivers issued by Governor Greg Abbott regarding certain vehicle registration requirements would last through April 14, 2021. The temporary waiver … Continue reading

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April 2021 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 (RTS) workstations and at www.txdmv.gov. We welcome your feedback and encourage you to email any comments … Continue reading

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April 2021 Registration Manual Revisions

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. The department welcomes your feedback and encourages you to email any … Continue reading

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Resolved: MyPlates is Unavailable

Good morning, MyPlates is now available.   We apologize for the inconvenience. Thank you,  Texas Department of Motor Vehicles IT Services Division   Source: Motorist Services Resolved: MyPlates is Unavailable

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Initial Notification: MyPlates is Unavailable

Good morning, MyPlates is currently unavailable.  IT support staff are working to resolve the issue. We apologize for the inconvenience. Thank you,  Texas Department of Motor Vehicles IT Services Division   Source: Motorist Services Initial Notification: MyPlates is Unavailable

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January 2021 Salvage/Nonrepairable Motor Vehicle Manual Update

Please review and distribute as appropriate. The latest update to the Salvage/Nonrepairable Motor 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 or … Continue reading

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January 2021 Title Manual Revisions

Please review and distribute as appropriate. The latest update to the Motor Vehicle Title 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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January 2021 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 workstations and at www.txdmv.gov. The department welcomes your feedback and encourages you to email any comments … Continue reading

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Consumer Protection Guide to Moving – Webinar

  Don’t Make A Move Without Us! We understand moving is stressful and the TxDMV wants to help you to protect your move. By law, Texas movers must be licensed with the TxDMV. You risk losing your belongings if  you … 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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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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October 2020 Title Manual Revisions

Please review and distribute as appropriate. The latest update to the Motor Vehicle Title 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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October 2020 Registration Manual Revisions

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. The department welcomes your feedback and encourages you to email any … Continue reading

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