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61 results found in category Motor Vehicle.
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166  I am active duty or retired military. Are there any special pricing, privileges or exemptions available for me when titling or registering a car, truck or motorcycle?
1559 I have a heavy truck or I plan on buying a heavy truck; what are the requirements and fees?
143  What kind of license plates do you offer?
1566  What is required to title and register a motor scooter or to register a moped?
148  How do I change the address on my car, truck, motorcycle or trailer registration?
43  I just purchased a boat and outboard motor from the same seller. Are there any sales tax breaks on the purchase price of the complete rig?
157  I have a utility trailer; is it required to be titled?
168  Why does it cost more to renew in person versus by mail?
161  I just bought a used car, truck or motorcycle from an individual (not a dealer) and it is currently titled and registered in Florida. How do I transfer the title into my name and get a license plate/decal?
1575  What types of specialized title transactions must be processed by drop off?
147  I just moved to Florida from out-of-state. How long do I have to register and title my vehicles in Florida?
137  How are motor vehicles registered in Florida?
162  How much does it cost to title and register a car, truck or motorcycle?
533 What is an electronic title (or e-title)? And, why should I store my title electronically?
154  I lost my vehicle or mobile home title; how do I get a duplicate title and how much does it cost?
144  How much does it cost to renew my car, truck or motorcycle registration/decal?
146  How soon after I move do I need to have the address changed on my car, truck, motorcycle or trailer registration?
1576  Are you involved in the transfer of a title where one or both owners are deceased?
141  Do I need insurance to renew my car or truck registration/decal?
521  Can appointments be scheduled to process title work for vehicles, boats, or mobile homes?
41  I just bought a vehicle or mobile home but the seller lost the title. I want to transfer the title into my name and get a plate/decal. What do I need to do?
523  How can I renew my plate/decal online?
482 Are non-profit organizations eligible for reduced-fee registrations?
511  What is required if I purchased a trailer weighing 2,000 pounds or more?
515  I just moved to Florida from out-of-state. I have a loan on my car/boat or I am leasing my car/boat. How do I get a Florida license plate and/or decal?
140  What is the best way to renew my car, truck, motorcycle or trailer registration/decal?
497  I cannot come into the office to renew my car, truck, boat or mobile home registration; can someone else do it on my behalf?
512  What do I need to get a temporary plate?
395  What are Scooters and Mopeds?
534  How do I convert en electronic title (e-title) to a paper title? And, do I need to convert it?
517  I just bought a car and it's currently titled in another state. How do I transfer the title to my name?
149  I changed my name due to marriage, divorce or court order. How do I update the name on my car, truck, motorcycle or trailer registration?
159  When am I exempt from paying sales tax on a car, truck, motorcycle or trailer?
518  I just moved to Florida from out-of-state. I've already received my Florida license plate. What should I do with my old out-of-state plate?
1547  What is the best way to renew my heavy truck registration/decal that expires December 31?
1549  My heavy truck renewal is too expensive! What can I do to make it more affordable?
526  Are lienholders required to participate in Florida's Electronic Lien and Title (ELT) Program?
156  I am unable to come in; can I give someone the authority to sign title-related documents on my behalf?
138  Can I renew my car, truck, motorcycle or trailer registration/decal early?
524  Why can't I renew my plate/decal online?
142  Do I need insurance to renew my motorcycle or trailer registration/decal?
158 I sold my car, truck or motorcycle, and I need help filling out my title.
514 I sold my car (or boat/mobile home/motorcycle); how do I let the Division of Motor Vehicles know?
145  If I do not renew my car, truck, motorcycle or trailer registration/decal before the expiration date, will a late penalty apply?
139  Will the Tax Collector send me a reminder to renew my car, truck, motorcycle or trailer registration/decal before it expires?
499 I was recently in a car crash, is there a way to obtain the crash report online?
164 Is my personal information (including my car, truck, motorcycle and trailer information) considered "public record"?
396  What are motorized Scooters?
153  Do I have to have my vehicle inspected in order to register it and operate it on public roads?
150  When does my car, truck, motorcycle or trailer registration/decal expire?
151  The information on my renewal notice is for my old car, truck, motorcycle or trailer. I transferred the license plate to a new vehicle. How do I renew my new vehicle?
152  Do I need a motorcycle endorsement on my Florida driver license in order to register my motorcycle, moped or motor scooter?
516  I am unable to renew my license plate or decal because my title has not been transferred to Florida. What do I need to do?
163 I'd like to find out who owns a car, truck, motorcycle or trailer. Can I get that information from the Tax Collector's Office?
155  What is the difference in "OR" versus "AND" between co-owners on a car, truck or motorcycle title?
513  What are the requirements to get a temporary plate?
165 I just received my renewal notice and it says that my insurance is not on file. Why?
160  I already paid sales tax on my car, truck, motorcycle or trailer. What do I need to show to prove it?
1548 I received a Toll Violation / Parking Ticket / Red Light Camera Citation. How does this affect my registration?
1586  How do I add a lien on my title?
1584 I mailed in a title for processing in accordance with the “Title by Mail” requirements; what is the status of my title work?