transfer the ownership of a motor vehicle, motor home, recreational vehicle or manufactured home titled in Florida, you will need
to bring the following to the Tax Collectors Office:
The current Florida title properly
completed by both the buyer and the seller. This includes the buyer and sellers
signature and printed name, purchase price, and odometer reading (if applicable). If a
lien is being recorded, the lien holder's name, their Federal Employer's
Identification number, address, and date of lien are also required.
Certificate of Title (Form 82040) must be completed. If you will be completing the
application in our office, each buyer, or their appointed power of attorney, must be
present to sign the new application for title. Buyers need to bring identification such as a
Drivers License, Identification Card, passport or U.S. military I.D. card. In cases
involving a power of attorney, the signed appointment must be presented.
All applications may be
processed by mail also. The application can be completed online, then
printed and mailed or faxed.
The buyer(s) name on the title
application and his or her drivers license (or I.D. card) must match exactly.
Proof of Florida insurance with
company name and policy number.
If transferring a license
plate, the previous registration or vehicle information such as license plate or decal
number will be needed.
Sales tax will be collected
on the purchase price of the vehicle. All fees as well as instructions
are included in our title packet/checklist. To print the 6 page title