Required Transfer Documentation

THIS IS AN OVERVIEW OF DOCUMENTS REQUIRED. ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS MAY BE REQUIRED DEPENDING ON EACH INDIVIDUAL TRANSACTION.

RENEWALS:

CURRENT TAG RECEIPT OR RENEWAL CARD
VALID ID FOR ONE NAME ON TAG RECEIPT 
PROOF OF INSURANCE (NAIC # AND POLICY # AND DATES)

TRANSFER TAG FROM ANOTHER COUNTY IN ALABAMA:

SAME AS ABOVE, ADD PROOF OF RESIDENCY

BOUGHT A VEHICLE FROM AN ALABAMA DEALER:

COPY OF THE ALABAMA TITLE APPLICATION
BILL OF SALE
DEALER AFFIDAVIT ( FOR USED VEHICLES)
PROOF OF INSURANCE (NAIC # AND POLICY #)
VALID ID FOR ONE NAME ON TITLE APPLICATION
CURRENT TAG RECEIPT IF TRANSFERING TAG FROM OLD VEHICLE TO NEW VEHICLE (NAME MUST BE SAME ON OLD AND NEW VEHICLE, MUST NO LONGER OWN VEHICLE)

BOUGHT A VEHICLE FROM AN OUT OF STATE DEALER:

*DEALER USUALLY SENDS DOCUMENTS TO THIS OFFICE, CALL 334-684-5640 TO VERIFIY WE HAVE RECEIVED DOCUMENTS BEFORE COMING TO OFFICE*
TITLE OR MSO
BILL OF SALE 
ALL ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS GIVEN BY THE DEALER
PROOF OF INSURANCE (NAIC # AND POLICY #)
INDIVIDUALS ON TITLE OR MSO (ONLY ONE, IF NAMES ARE JOINED BY “OR”)
VALID ID FOR EACH NAME ON TITLE APPLICATION
CURRENT TAG RECEIPT IF TRANSFERING TAG FROM OLD VEHICLE TO NEW VEHICLE (NAME MUST BE SAME ON OLD AND NEW VEHICLE, MUST NO LONGER OWN VEHICLE)
VEHICLE MUST BE HERE FOR AN INSPECTION IF THE TITLE IS NOT AN ALABAMA TITLE. 
(WE ARE UNABLE TO INSPECT VEHICLES IN INCLEMENTAL WEATHER)

BOUGHT A VEHICLE FROM AN INDIVIUAL:

TITLE 
BILL OF SALE (TWO WITNESS OR NOTORIZED)
PROOF OF INSURANCE (NAIC # AND POLICY #)
INDIVIUALS ON TITLE AND BILL OF SALE (ONLY ONE, IF NAMES ARE JOINED BY “OR”)
VALID ID FOR EACH NAME ON TITLE 
CURRENT TAG RECEIPT IF TRANSFERING TAG FROM OLD VEHICLE TO NEW VEHICLE
(NAME MUST BE SAME ON OLD AND NEW VEHICLE, MUST NO LONGER OWN VEHICLE)
VEHICLE MUST BE HERE FOR AN INSPECTION IF THE TITLE IS NOT AN ALABAMA TITLE 
(WE ARE UNABLE TO INSPECT VEHICLES IN INCLEMENTAL WEATHER)

BRINGING A VEHICLE TITLED IN YOUR NAME FROM ANOTHER STATE INTO ALABAMA:

TITLE IF YOU HOLD THE TITLE
COPY OF TITLE IF A LEIN IS ON THE TITLE (THIS CAN BE FAXED TO 334-684-5646
PROOF OF INSURANCE (NAIC # AND POLICY #)
INDIVIDUALS ON TITLE (ONLY ONE, IF NAMES ARE JOINED BY “OR”)
VALID ID FOR EACH NAME ON TITLE 
VEHICLE MUST BE HERE FOR AN INSPECTION IF THE TITLE IS NOT AN ALABAMA TITLE 
(WE ARE UNABLE TO INSPECT VEHICLES IN INCLEMENTAL WEATHER)

OBTAINING A TITLE FROM A DECEASED OWNER:

TITLE
LETTERS OF TESTAMENTRY (IF A WILL WAS PROBATED)
NEXT OF KIN AFFIDAVIT NOTARIZED (CLICK FOR DOCUMENT)
DEATH CERTIFICATE (IF NO WILL OR WILL WAS NOT PROBATED)
BUYERS ON TITLE (ONLY ONE, IF NAMES ARE JOINED BY “OR”)
VALID ID FOR EACH NAME ON TITLE 
VEHICLE MUST BE HERE FOR AN INSPECTION IF THE TITLE IS NOT AN ALABAMA TITLE. 
(WE ARE UNABLE TO INSPECT VEHICLES IN INCLEMENTAL WEATHER)

NAME CHANGES ON TITLES:

TITLE 
VALID ID FOR EACH NAME ON TITLE
INDIVIDUALS ON TITLES
DOCUMENTS CHANGING NAME (MARRIAGE CERT, DIVORCE DECREE, LEGAL NAME
CHANGE, ETC) 

REPLACEMENT TITLE:

TAG RECEIPT
INDIVIDUALS ON TITLE (ONLY ONE, IF NAMES ARE JOINED BY “OR”)
VALID ID
LIEN RELEASE (IF YOU HAVE NOT REMOVED THE LIEN FROM THE STATE SYSTEM OR IF THE PURCHASE DATE OF THE VEHICLE IS NOT 12 YRS FROM THE CURRENT DATE)

UTILITY TRAILERS:

*MUST BE BUMPER PULLED, NOT A 5TH WHEEL OR GOOSENECK TO BE CLASSIFED AS AN UTILITY TRAILER

BILL OF SALE (2WITNESSES OR NOTARIZED IF PUCHASED FROM AN INDIVIUAL)
BUYERS
VALID ID

*WE DO NOT TITLE UTILITY TRAILERS, THEY WILL BE TAGGED AND REGISTERED*

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