Florida Title Transfer

 
To 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 Collector’s Office:
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The current Florida title properly completed by both the buyer and the seller. This includes the buyer and seller’s 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.
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An Application for 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 Driver’s License, Identification Card, passport or U.S. military I.D. card. In cases involving a power of attorney, the signed appointment must be presented.
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All applications may be processed by mail also. The application can be completed online, then printed and mailed or faxed.
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The buyer(s) name on the title application and his or her driver’s license (or I.D. card) must match exactly.
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Proof of Florida insurance with company name and policy number.
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If transferring a license plate, the previous registration or vehicle information such as license plate or decal number will be needed.
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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 packet/checklist, click here.
   

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