Documentation FAQ

Answers to questions related to vehicle paperwork.

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General

Do I need to go to the DMV during this process?

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What proper documentation do I need to sell the vehicle if it was left to me by a deceased family member?

A family member left me their car when they passed away. What paperwork do I need to sell it?
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What's the difference between "title" and "registration"?

How can I tell what kind of documentation I have?
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What if my car’s registration isn’t current?

My registration is expired. Can you still buy my car?
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Do I need a title in order to sell my car?

Can you buy my vehicle without a title?
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My car is paid off, why does my title show that I still owe money on it?

I paid off my lien, why does the DMV think I still owe money on it?
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Does it matter if my car is titled in a different state than where it is currently located?

My title isn't titled in the state where it's being picked up. Is that a problem?
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Can I sell the vehicle if the title is in my spouse’s (child’s, aunt’s, brother’s, uncle’s, cousin’s, mother’s, etc...) name?

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Can I sell a vehicle if the title is in the name of a business?

Will you buy my company car?
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What is a Letter of Authorization?

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Can I sell my car if the back of the title is signed over to me but it isn’t transferred?

I signed my title as the buyer. Can you still buy my car?
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How can I provide the driver the title if I am not able to be there?

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Do I need my title notarized before the driver arrives?

When do I need to get my title notarized?
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Can you buy cars that are in a different location than the title?

My title isn't with the car. Is that an issue?
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