What if your name is on the title of a vehicle but does not show on the registration?
Take the title in to your DMV and show it to them, and get a new registration.
One has nothing to do with the other unless the insurance carrier is asking for the registration to show that the vehicle belongs to you. Often times they will require you to show them a current copy of the registration or the title to the vehicle. The registration is used because most vehicles are financed so the bank or finance company would have possession of the of the actual title since they are the leinholder.
You need to take your Vehicle Ownership Certificate (pink slip) to your State Motor Vehicle department. If you are the sole owner, then you can get a new registration issued in your name only. You'll of course have to pay the Registration fee since it's a new one. Make sure you have your license with you - it can get embarassing if you show up without it...
Yes. Most states give the option of titling the vehicle to the two buyers as either "and" or "or" owners. This would show on the title afterward. If two people buy a vehicle with the "and" option, both of them must sign the documents to sell the vehicle. If the "or" option is chosen, either owner can sell without the other owners okay.
What is the easiest way to find out what month and year your car was manufactured and first registrated?
If you refinance a vehicle and the finance company sends you the title not the new company what can they do if you don't send them the title?
You keep the title. It should show a leinholder listed below, under your name. The new lender doesn't actually need to have the title, as the new lender will release the lien after the payments are made in full. You will then be issued anothe title, showing you as being the sole owner of the vehicle. This is what they refer to as a "clear" title.
Yes, it can. The registration is to show who owns the car. The auto insurance is to show that there is insurance on the vehicle. Many who have insurance have their name on it, but it covers all drivers who have valid driver's licenses. For peace of mind, have the person who's name is on the insurance check and verify that any qualified driver is covered. And as with all legal matters, consulting with a…