"APPLICATION FOR A CERTIFIED COPY OF A TEXAS CERTIFICATE OF TITLE - PDF"
APPLICATION FOR A CERTIFIED COPY OF A TEXAS Texas Department CERTIFICATE OF TITLE FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE of Transportation VTR-34 PLEASE READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE COMPLETING THIS APPLICATION. DHT # 142777 ALL REQUESTED INFORMATION MUST BE COMPLETE. PLEASE PRINT IN BLUE OR BLACK INK. (Rev. 1/99) (DEPARTMENT USE ONLY) TEXAS LICENSE PLATE NUMBER VEHICLE MAKE YEAR MODEL DATE RECEIVED AMOUNT ISSUED VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (VIN) TITLE / DOCUMENT NUMBER (DEPARTMENT USE ONLY) CONTROL NUMBER CUSTOMER I. D. D. O. B. CHECK ONE: CERTIFIED COPY OF ORIGINAL – If no liens were recorded on the original title, OWNER(s) must sign application. CERTIFIED COPY OF ORIGINAL – If a lien was recorded on the original title, and an application for an original title has not been filed to clear the lien from the department records, the lienholder must sign this application, even if the lien has been paid. The certified copy is a duplicate of the original title and will reflect the lienholder. CERTIFIED COPY OF NON - NEGOTIABLE – Y This title is NOT for transfer of ownership and may be used for REGISTRATION PURPOSES ONL . Owner or lienholder may sign application. ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS (SUCH AS RELEASE OF LIEN, POWER OF ATTORNEY, OR COURT DOCUMENTS) SUBMITTED WITH THIS APPLICATION MUST BE ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS. IF THE APPLICANT WISHES THEM BACK, PLEASE SUBMIT A WRITTEN REQUEST. FEES: $2.00 — BY MAIL TO: TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, P.O. BOX 12098, AUSTIN TX 78711-2098 $5.45 — VEHICLE TITLES AND REGISTRATION DIVISION REGIONAL OFFICE (BY MAIL OR WALK-IN) NOTE: FEES SUBMITTED ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. I, THE UNDERSIGNED, HEREBY CERTIFY THAT I AM THE RECORDED OWNER, OR LIENHOLDER, OF THE ABOVE DESCRIBED VEHICLE AND THAT THE CERTIFICATE OF TITLE COVERING SAID VEHICLE HAS BEEN LOST OR DESTROYED, TO THE BEST OF MY KNOWLEDGE. ORIGINAL SIGNATURE(S) ARE REQUIRED. Printed Name of Owner(s)/ Lienholder Signature of Owner(s)/Lienholder(s)/Agent WARNING: TRANSPORTATION CODE, § 501.155, PROVIDES THAT FALSIFYING INFORMATION ON ANY REQUIRED STATEMENT OR APPLICATION IS A THIRD DEGREE FELONY. APPLICANT HEREBY DIRECTS THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO DELIVER THE TITLE HEREIN APPLIED FOR TO THE PERSON SHOWN BELOW. INDICATE A CURRENT MAILING ADDRESS. (PRINT OR TYPE ONLY) DELIVERY AUTHORIZATION PLEASE PROVIDE A DAYTIME TELEPHONE NUMBER FOR THE OWNER OR LIENHOLDER , FOR DELIVERY AUTHORIZATION PURPOSES, IF THE TITLE IS TO BE NAME DELIVERED TO AN AGENT OF THE RECORDED OWNER OR LIENHOLDER. IF UNABLE TO VERIFY THE AUTHORIZATION, THIS APPLICATION WILL BE HELD FOR 4 DAYS BEFORE ADDRESS PROCESSING. THE TITLE MUST THEN BE MAILED TO THE NAME AND ADDRESS SHOWN AT LEFT. CITY STATE ZIP TEL. # OWNER LIENHOLDER YOUR APPLICATION IS BEING RETURNED. SEE REVERSE SIDE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION. INSTRUCTIONS / ADDITIONAL INFORMATION THE DEPARTMENT MAY NOT ISSUE A CERTIFIED COPY OF A CERTIFICATE OF TITLE BEFORE THE FOURTH BUSINESS DAY AFTER APPLICATION HAS BEEN MADE, UNLESS THE APPLICANT IS THE REGISTERED OWNER, THE FIRST LIENHOLDER RECORDED ON THE DEPARTMENT RECORDS, OR A VERIFIED AGENT OF EITHER. IF THE APPLICANT IS OTHER THAN THOSE LISTED, OR A THIRD PARTY APPLICANT, THE CERTIFIED COPY MAY ONLY BE DELIVERED BY MAIL. IF APPLYING BY MAIL: ♦ Remit the appropriate fee in the form of a check, cashier’s check, or money order made payable to the Texas Department of Transportation. Please do not mail cash. ♦ If mailing by overnight or express mail, through a mail service which requires a physical address, mail to Texas Department of Transportation, Vehicle Titles and Registration Division, 4000 Jackson Ave., Austin, TX 78731. If mailing to a VTR Regional Office, mail to the appropriate street address for that office. NOTE: An application mailed by overnight / express mail will be held for four business days from the date of receipt, before processing, unless the name and return address is that of the owner or lienholder, as recorded in the department records. IF APPLYING IN PERSON AT A VEHICLE TITLES AND REGISTRATION DIVISION REGIONAL OFFICE: ♦ When presenting an application, current personal identification that includes a photograph MUST be provided. Identification must be issued by this state or the United States, such as a Texas or other state driver’s license, government identification card, U.S. passport, or military identification. ♦ An application presented by anyone other than the recorded owner, lienholder, or verified agent of either, will be held for four business days after application is made before a certified copy of the title is issued. The certified copy will then be mailed to the name and address shown on the front of this application. ♦ A recorded owner, lienholder, or verified agent of either, may obtain a certified copy of a title before the fourth business day after application is made upon presentation of the required items and payment of the $5.45 fee. ♦ An agent acting for the recorded owner or lienholder, must present verifiable proof that he / she is employed by or is an authorized representative of the owner or lienholder. Proof must be verifiable by telephone. ♦ For further information, contact your local Vehicle Titles and Registration Division Regional Office. (DEPARTMENT USE ONLY) THIS APPLICATION IS BEING RETURNED FOR THE REASONS CHECKED BELOW: PROPER FEE OF $2.00 PROPER FEE OF $5.45 DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE IN ERROR OR INCOMPLETE. LIENHOLDER MUST SIGN FRONT OF APPLICATION. OUR RECORDS SHOW THE LIENHOLDER TO BE: NOTE: A LIEN RECORDED ON THE ORIGINAL CERTIFICATE OF TITLE REMAINS ON THE DEPARTMENT RECORDS, EVEN IF THE LIEN HAS BEEN PAID, UNLESS AN APPLICATION FOR CORRECTED CERTIFICATE OF TITLE TO REMOVE THE LIEN IS FILED AND A NEW CERTIFICATE OF TITLE IS ISSUED. IF AN APPLICATION FOR CORRECTED TITLE HAS NOT BEEN FILED, THE LIENHOLDER MUST SIGN THE FRONT OF THIS APPLICATION AS THEIR NAME IS STILL SHOWN ON THE DEPARTMENT RECORDS. OWNER(S) MUST SIGN FRONT OF APPLICATION. OUR RECORDS SHOW THE OWNER(S) TO BE: PRINTED NAME OF OWNER(S) / LIENHOLDER ON FRONT OF APPLICATION. SIGNATURE OF OWNER(S) / AGENT ON FRONT OF APPLICATION. MUST PROVIDE VALID PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION, INCLUDING A PHOTOGRAPH. MUST PROVIDE VERIFIABLE PROOF OF YOUR STATUS AS AGENT FOR THE OWNER OR LIENHOLDER. THE ORIGINAL / CERTIFIED COPY ORIGINAL TITLE WAS ISSUED ON . (PLEASE ALLOW TWO WEEKS FOR DELIVERY.) WE FIND NO RECORD OF TITLE IN OUR FILES BY THE VEHICLE DESCRIPTION SHOWN. PLEASE RESUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION WITH A TEXAS LICENSE RECEIPT, TAX COLLECTOR’S RECEIPT ( FORM 31 OR RTS TITLE APPLICATION RECEIPT) OR A DUPLICATE COPY OF THE TEXAS TITLE. THE TEXAS TITLE ISSUED FOR THIS VEHICLE IS FOR “REGISTRATION PURPOSES ONLY.” THEREFORE, A NEGOTIABLE TEXAS TITLE CANNOT BE ISSUED. TO OBTAIN A COPY OF THE ORIGINAL TITLE, YOU MUST CONTACT THE STATE IN WHICH THE VEHICLE WAS LAST TITLED. IF THE OWNER IS DECEASED, A CERTIFIED COPY OF TITLE IS NOT NECESSARY IF THE VEHICLE WILL BE RETITLED IN TEXAS. THE NEW OWNER MAY SUBMIT AN APPLICATION FOR TITLE TO THE COUNTY TAX OFFICE SUPPORTED BY A BILL OF SALE AND LETTERS TESTAMENTARY OR ADMINISTRATION. IF NO ADMINISTRATION ON THE ESTATE IS NECESSARY, THE HEIR(S) MAY EXECUTE AN AFFIDAVIT OF HEIRSHIP. A RELEASE OF LIEN, IF APPLICABLE, MUST ALSO BE SUBMITTED TO THE COUNTY TAX OFFICE. OUR RECORDS SHOW THIS VEHICLE HAS BEEN JUNKED. PLEASE CONTACT THE VEHICLE TITLES AND REGISTRATION DIVISION REGIONAL OFFICE NEAREST YOU. TITLE APPLICATION BY RETURNED TO COUNTY TAX COLLECTOR. DATE: TEXAS TITLE SURRENDERED TO . DATE: ONLY THAT STATE CAN ISSUE A NEGOTIABLE TITLE. OTHER Recycled Paper