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You will find the most commonly used California registration and title transfer forms below.
Used to transfer title for a vehicle or vessel owned by a decedent. For California titled vehicles or vessels only.
Used when cancelling auto insurance for a registered vehicle which will no longer be operated or parked on California roadways.
Use REG 1000 to request new or replacement clean air car stickers. Clean air car stickers are available to most hybrid vehicles.
REG 195 is required when applying for a disabled person card and/or license plates. The document requires signature from a medical professional.
A REG 227 is required when requesting duplicate or paperless California Certificate of Title, also known as a Pink Slip.
A REG 156 is required when requesting replacement registration stickers, license plates, and/or registration card.
Used to record a vehicle as salvage or non-repairable. License plates must be turned into the DMV with this application.
Used to renew registration for a vehicle which requires a smog check but can not be administered one due to being temporarily located out of state.
A REG 343 is required for initial California registration and out of state vehicle title transfers.
A BOAT 101 is required to register an undocumented vessel (motor or sail powered boat) in California.
Used to record transaction details when buying or selling a used vehicle. A bill of sale can also be personally drafted.
A Certificate of Non-Operation, or Non-Op Certificate is required if you intend to no longer drive your vehicle.
Use this form to prevent unauthorized transfer of your vehicle. Consult an attorney prior to filing this application.
Use this document to authorize the release of vehicle registration information to a requestor or authorized representative.
A REG 166 can be used instead of a vehicle Certificate of Title to release ownership. The form is commonly used by lienholders.
The REG 256A is used for in variety DMV transactions including Disabled Veteran Registration Exemption.
A DMV 14 is used to change a vehicle owner or driver address on-file with the California DMV. PO Box is allowed for mailing only.
A REG 138 is used to release liability in vehicle after you've changed ownership.
A REG 4017 is used to transfer permantent trailer ownership, request duplicate trailer title, or add additional owner(s).
This form authorizes a person or entity to sign DMV documents on your behalf and act as your attorney-in-fact.
Use a REG 5036 when applying to register a home-made, specially constructed, or kit vehicle.
The REG 256 is used for a variety DMV transactions including: smog exemption, use-tax exemption, and document correction.
The REG 101 is used to correct error(s) on a vehicle certificate of title during the title transfer process.
The REG 31 is used for out of state vehicle registration in CA, when reviving a junk vehicle and for general VIN verification matters.
The REG 262 is required when performing a title transfer without an original title and for a vehicle less than 20 years old. It must be accompanied by a REG 227. The REG 262 is not available online because it is printed on security paper. NeedTags can supply you with this document, at no charge, if and when required. Active title transfer or duplicate title order required.