Transfer ownership into your name

Important information

  • Vehicle and vessel licensing offices can’t perform transactions on Saturday, December 10.
  • Some vehicle and vessel online services, like tab renewal, won’t be available December 7-12 while we update our system.
  • On December 12, 2016, we’ll begin using a new vehicle and vessel computer system.
  • In the days following the launch of our new system, you may experience longer than usual wait times.

Learn more: DOL vehicle licensing system will be down on December 10 for system replacement (licensingexpress.wordpress.com).

When buying from a dealer

The dealer will transfer the title into your name. Find out what to do if the dealer goes out of business before you get your title.

When buying from a private party

Find out how to transfer ownership into your name when you buy a vehicle from an individual or receive a vehicle as a gift.

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