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009-07 Vehicle Transfer Notification: Frequently Asked Questions

Registration and Title Bulletin - #009-07

Date: April 11, 2007

To: All County Tax Assessor-Collectors

Subject: Vehicle Transfer Notification: Frequently Asked Questions


These documents contain text of correspondence sent by TxDOT to the county tax assessor-collectors, statutory agents who provide vehicle registration and titling services for citizens in Texas. This information is provided to apprise the general public of issues affecting the state's vehicle titling and registration process.


To provide a copy of Vehicle Transfer Notification: Frequently Asked Questions for your reference and use.


The department has seen a considerable increase in the number of complaints received from vehicle owners who have sold or transferred their vehicle to a new owner, but the new owner has failed to transfer the title. To ensure consistency when responding to questions regarding this subject, we have developed the attached Vehicle Transfer Notification: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Guidelines for vehicle buyers and sellers, including information regarding vehicle transfer notifications, have also been added to the TxDOT Web site ( under the "Vehicle Titles" tab. The Web site Frequently Asked Questions will be updated in the near future. Customers may be referred to the Web site for additional information regarding vehicle transfers and to download a copy of the Texas Motor Vehicle Transfer Notification, Form VTR-346.


If you have any questions or need any additional information, please contact your local Vehicle Titles and Registration Division Regional Office.

In some cases the Registration and Title Bulletins (RTB) contain attachments. If you require a copy of the original signed RTB and the attachments, please e-mail us and include the RTB number. Repeat requests are subject to charges in accordance with Open Record policies. A subscription service is also available for an annual fee of $250. Subscribers will automatically

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