When can I do a title-only sale?

Agency: State

Dealers must apply for both a title and registration with every retail sale unless one of the following explanations is provided in the Remarks section:

  • "Title Only - No Registration - Vehicle Inoperable." This means the vehicle is not drivable. The vehicle must be towed or trailered from the dealership.
  • "Title Only - No Registration - Customer's Request." This means the customer requests no registration. The dealer must also enter the method of delivery: "Vehicle Towed," "Vehicle Trailered," or "Vehicle Delivered on Dealer Plate."
  • "Salvage" Salvage vehicles are not eligible for registration.




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