Category Archives: Motorist Services

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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January 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. We welcome your feedback and encourage you to email any comments … Continue reading

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2020 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 2020. The AM date is part of the transaction identification … Continue reading

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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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