January 2018 Motor Vehicle Title Manual Update

Texas Department of Motor Vehicles

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 suggestions to VTR_Title_Reg-Manual-Update@txdmv.gov (please note the underscores between VTR and Title and Title and Reg).

Updates for this release are marked with red change bars in the text. 

Chapter 3 – Fees
Section 3.2, “Delinquent Transfer Penalty,” was updated to provide clarification on delinquent transfer penalty fees for military personnel. 

Chapter 21 – Theft and Fraudulent Activities
Section 21.2, “Stolen Motor Vehicles,” was updated to provide clarification on the requirements for applications for title submitted for stolen motor vehicles.

Thank you,

Jeremiah Kuntz, Director
Vehicle Titles and Registration Division
Texas Department of Motor Vehicles



If you have any questions concerning this communication, please contact your local TxDMV Regional Service Center.