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Application for Texas Title and/or Registration

Transferring a vehicle title is an important part of the process of buying or selling a vehicle in all states, including Texas. First, you obviously have to provide the party buying your vehicle with a properly signed title that includes both the odometer reading and the date of sale. You also have to provide the buyer with a Form 130-U, the Application for Texas Title and/or Registration. One important thing for the buyer to note is that they pay the sales tax to the county tax assessor-collector within 30 days of the date of purchase or 30 days from when the vehicle entered Texas. The buyer does not have to pay the sales tax to the seller as part of the cost of buying the vehicle.

Application for Certified Copy of Title

Losing your vehicle’s title can prove extremely stressful, but you can get a certified copy of title via these steps. The lienholder should file the Application for Certified Copy of Title or Form VTR-34 if there is a lien on the vehicle. After the previously certified copy of title is issued, there is a 30-day waiting period before you can apply for another certified copy of title.

You can apply for a certified copy of title in person by making an appointment at a Texas DMV Regional Service Center, visiting that Regional Service Center, and completing Form VTR-34. All the vehicle’s recorded owners have to sign the form and provide photo ID or a copy of photo ID when submitting this application. You must also pay the $5.45 fee by check, cash, or money order. No debit or credit cards are accepted.

Application for Copy of Driver Record

You can get your driver record online. The cost of getting your driver record depends on the type of driver record and varies from $4.00 to $20.00. You need to know the kind of driver record you need. After that, you need the following:

  • Your most recently issued Texas driver’s license, commercial driver’s license, or ID card number and that card’s audit number
  • Your date of birth
  • Last 4 digits of your SSN
  • Adobe Reader
  • The latest version of Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, or Safari
  • A valid credit card to pay the fee
  • The ability to immediately email or print out the record right after purchasing it

Application for Renewal/Replacement/Change of a Texas Driver’s License or Identification Card

The Application for Renewal/Replacement/Change of a Texas driver’s license or ID card, otherwise known as Form DL-43, is a commonly used form. You can use this to get a replacement driver’s license or ID card if yours happens to get lost. You will have to provide your name, date of birth, address, Social Security Number, and other personal information. You also have to sign and date at the bottom of the form. This form is available in both English and Spanish.

Application for a Texas Driver’s License or Identification Card

Getting a Texas driver’s license or ID card is one of the most common reasons why anyone visits a Texas Department of Public Safety office. A Texas driver’s license is valid for up to eight years for adult Texas residents, meaning those 18 and older. The Texas Driver License or ID Card Application, aka Form DL-14A, You should complete the form before going to your local DMV office. These applications are held for only 90 days.

Once your driver’s license is issued, you will get a temporary driver’s license. Check the temporary driver’s license to make sure that all the information on it is accurate. Tell the License and Permit Specialist if any information on your temporary driver’s license is inaccurate. You will get your new permanent driver’s license or ID card in the mail in roughly two or three weeks.

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Sep 12, 2022