When a Texas-titled vehicle is sold or traded in, the seller needs to notify TxDMV.
By completing a Vehicle Transfer Notification you are notifying TxDMV that
you have sold a vehicle. When you submit the form a remark will be added to the
vehicle record which shows the date you sold the vehicle. This can protect you if
the buyer fails to promptly transfer the title.
YOU MUST SUBMIT THE VEHICLE TRANSFER NOTIFICATION WITHIN 30 DAYS TO REMOVE LIABILITY
If you submit a transfer notification within 30 days of sale, the buyer shown becomes
the vehicle's presumed owner and may be subject to criminal or civil liability for
parking tickets, toll violations, fines or other penalties that occur after the
date of sale.
You have three notification options:
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