Category Archives: Motorist Services

Revised Storage Lien Foreclosure (Form VTR-265-S)

Please review and distribute as appropriate. The Storage Lien Foreclosure (Form VTR-265-S) has been revised with non-substantive changes.  The revised Form VTR-265-S is available on our website at www.TxDMV.gov and may be used immediately. Existing versions of Form VTR-265-S remain … Continue reading

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Revised Certification of a Communication Impediment (Form VTR-216)

Please review and distribute as appropriate. The Certification of a Communication Impediment (Form VTR-216) has been revised to remove the restriction that the communication impediment notation may only be placed at time of initial registration or renewal. The revised Form … Continue reading

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October 2019 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 workstations and at www.txdmv.gov. We welcome your feedback and encourage you to email any comments or … Continue reading

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July 2019 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 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 2019 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 2019 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 workstations and at www.txdmv.gov. We welcome your feedback and encourage you to email any comments or … Continue reading

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Army Plate Redesign

Please review and distribute as appropriate. The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles will replace approximately 50,000 military and Disabled Veteran specialty license plates that feature the U.S. Army Emblem beginning January 1, 2019. The U.S. Army initiated a redesign of … Continue reading

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2019 Calendar and AM Dates

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Attached are two files providing both a calendar and a table listing format of the Gregorian and Application Manager (AM) dates for calendar year 2019. The AM date is part of the transaction identification … Continue reading

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Revised Registration Related Forms Now Available

Please review and distribute as appropriate. The department previously made you aware the Vehicle Titles and Registration Division launched an initiative to review and/or update 60 internal and external registration related forms. Today, we are pleased to announce we have … Continue reading

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Protect your ride and what's inside while holiday shopping

In this season of giving and sharing, don’t give burglars and thieves a chance to take               Protect your vehicle and what’s inside while holiday shopping (AUSTIN, Texas – November 20, 2018) If motorists … Continue reading

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Texas Department of Criminal Justice Lockdown

Please review and distribute as appropriate. As of November 5, 2018, the Wynne Unit in Huntsville is under lockdown status. This is a routine lockdown. At this time, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) anticipates being in this status … Continue reading

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Texas Governor Proclaims August “Watch Your Car Month”

Governor Proclaims August “Watch Your Car Month” ABTPA Urges Texans to Protect Themselves from Auto Burglary and Theft (AUSTIN, Texas – August 30, 2018) With the end of the summer being historically one of the riskiest seasons for vehicle burglary … Continue reading

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April 2018 New Specialty License Plates

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Three new plates will be made available for the public to order on April 23, 2018: 1. Quail, available via the RTS and IVTRS systems.                                   2. Texas 2000, available via My Plates. 3. Porsche Club of America, … Continue reading

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Texas Department of Motor Vehicles Warns Buyers Beware of Flood-Damaged Vehicles

Texas Department of Motor Vehicles Warns Buyers Beware of Flood-Damaged VehiclesTexans urged “Don’t let yourself become the next victim of Hurricane Harvey.” AUSTIN – With an estimated 500,000 to one million cars and trucks ruined in recent floods from Hurricane … Continue reading

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RTB #010-17 Required Law Enforcement Inspection for Certain Bonded Title Applications

Please review and distribute as appropriate. Thank you, Jeremiah Kuntz, DirectorVehicle Titles and Registration DivisionTexas Department of Motor Vehicles Attachment If you have any comments or suggestions concerning this VTR communication process, please contact your local TxDMV Regional Service Center. … Continue reading

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Don’t Make a Move Without Us!

National Moving Month Event Highlights Consumer Protection
Consumer Advocates, Industry Experts and State Regulators Join Forces to Educate Texans on Consumer Rights
Texas is the fastest growing state in the country, with hun… Continue reading

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Chapter 217, Subchapter H, Deputies, Proposed Amendment and New Sections

Proposed TAC, Ch. 217, Subchapter H, Deputies,
§217.161 Amendment and New §§217.162-217.168
 
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The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has publi… Continue reading

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12 Tips for 12 Days: Protect Your Car This Holiday Season

Twelve Tips for Twelve Days: Protect Your Car This Holiday Season
As we all gear-up for the peak of the holiday season, it’s important to remember that many communities report an increase in motor vehicle theft and … Continue reading

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Proposed Sections 206.93 – 206.95 – Advisory Committees

Proposed TAC Chapter 206, §206.93, §206.94, §206.95.
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The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has published in the Texas Register proposed changes to the Texas… Continue reading

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TxDMV Board Appointments

TO: TxDMV Customers and Stakeholders
FROM: Whitney Brewster, Executive Director
 
Yesterday, Governor Gregg Abbott announced three appointments to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) Board.
The governo… Continue reading

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TxDMV Board Agenda Update

 

Re: Full Board Meeting – Agenda Item 5.A.3.- Chapter 217 Vehicle Titles and Registration, Deputies and Process and Handling Fees / Finance and Audit Committee Meeting – 2.G. Proposed Deputy and Processing and Handling F… Continue reading

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Courtesy Copy: Adopt Section 217.27

Adopted Chapter 217
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The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has published in the Texas Register adopted changes to the Texas Administrative Code, which affect Chapter 217, V… Continue reading

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Don’t Make a Move Without Us!

National Moving Month Event Highlights Consumer Protection
State Rep. Celia Israel and Rep. Jason Isaac Join Consumer Advocates, Industry Experts & State Regulators to Educate Texans on Consumer RightsAUSTIN, TEXAS—I… Continue reading

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Don’t Make a Move Without Us!

National Moving Month Event Highlights Consumer Protection
State Rep. Celia Israel and Rep. Jason Isaac Join Consumer Advocates, Industry Experts & State Regulators to Educate Texans on Consumer RightsAUSTIN, TEXAS—I… Continue reading

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Proposed Amendments – Ch. 217

Proposed Chapter 217
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The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has published in the Texas Register proposed changes to the Texas Administrative Code, affecting Vehicle Registr… Continue reading

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