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?

Selling a vehicle whose owner has passed away
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What's the difference between "title" and "registration"?

Documentation types
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What if my car’s registration isn’t current?

Selling a vehicle with expired registration
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Do I need a title in order to sell my car?

Selling a 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?

Selling a vehicle with a satisfied lien or loan
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Does it matter if my car is titled in a different state than where it is currently located?

Selling a vehicle that is titled in a different state
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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?

Selling a vehicle titled in the name of a business
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What is a Letter of Authorization?

Information about when and why a Letter of Authorization might be required
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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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I filled out my title incorrectly. Is there anything I can do to fix it?

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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?

Title notarization basics
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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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Where can I get documentation for my donated vehicle?

Obtaining paperwork for vehicle donations
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