LEASE VEHICLE TITLE PACKET CHECKLIST
In order for the Manatee County Tax Collector's office to process your paperwork, you must provide proof that you reside in Manatee County either on a full-time basis or a part-time basis. (If you cannot provide proof of Manatee County residency, you cannot process your paperwork by mail in Manatee County.) Please submit a copy of one of the following items indicating a Manatee County address:
In order to obtain a Florida title, please send the following:
When a title is being transferred into the name of a business, proof of the validity of the business must be submitted and may be a copy of the following:
For a Florida registered business:
One of the following must be submitted:
Note: An out-of-state motor vehicle dealer may verify a VIN number on their letterhead signing and attesting to the fact that they have physically verified the VIN to be correct with a full description of the vehicle year, make and VIN; the letter must state that the dealer physically verified the VIN number. A Dealer VIN Verification for Out-of-State Dealers template may be copied onto the dealer's letterhead and completed. All signatures must be original. (An out-of state motor vehicle dealer may not complete section 8 of form 82040.)
*The title must be signed over on the purchaser and seller lines and
the odometer disclosure statement & applicable dates must be completed when:
Note: Please allow 10-14 business days for processing and mail time. If you would like expedited mail services, a prepaid overnight envelope must be supplied with your transaction. *Fast titles cannot be issued by mail.
COMPUTATION OF AMOUNT DUE FOR APPLICATION FOR A FLORIDA TITLE
To determine the number of months required, start with the month the vehicle was purchased and count through to the owner's birth month.
The lessee must register the license plate in their name as registrant. If the lessee is a Company, please see the chart below.
1st Alpha Character of Company Name:
If the name of the company begins with numeric characters, the first alpha character in the name would determine the registration period.
Look up the weight of your vehicle:http://www.autotrader.com/research/compare/index.jsp?restype=used
Visit our website for information about heavy trucks over 5000 lbs.
Heavy Truck Information and Fee Schedule based on GVW
LEASE VEHICLE FEES - CARS: (UP TO 8 PASSENGERS)
Take the empty weight of the vehicle (rounded up to the nearest 100 pounds) and multiply that by $.015. Add $42.65 to that figure. If you would like a 2-year registration, double that figure. Add $28.00 if you need a new metal plate.
LEASE PICKUP TRUCK FEES:
The license plate will expire on the first lessee’s birthday on pickups that weigh less than 5,000 pounds. To figure the amount of registration for a pickup weighing less than 5,000 pounds, visit our Motor Vehicle Fees page on our website.
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The information contained in this packet is believed to be correct, but
is not warranted and is subject to change.