Category Archives: Motorist Services

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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July 2020 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. The department welcomes your feedback and encourages you to email any … Continue reading

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July 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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July 2020 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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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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April 2020 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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April 2020 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. The department welcomes your feedback and encourages you to email any … 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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Webinar Invite for RTB 003-20

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Webinars will be held for county tax assessor-collectors to discuss RTB #003-20 “Eligibility for Placement of a Communication Impediment Indicator.” The webinar schedule is listed below, and space is limited. Please reserve your virtual … Continue reading

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RTB 003-20 Eligibility for Placement of a Communication Impediment Indicator

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.   RTB 003-20 Eligibility … Continue reading

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Public hearing on assembled vehicle rules

The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles will hold a public hearing on the proposed rules regarding assembled vehicles. The proposed rules address the inspection, titling, and registration of assembled vehicles. The hearing is Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, at 1 p.m. … Continue reading

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January 2020 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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