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A certificate of title is proof of vehicle ownership. Title Brands include:
A certificate of title is proof of vehicle ownership. To transfer the ownership of a titled vehicle, the seller and buyer must record the transfer on the title and the buyer must complete the application portion of the title and surrender the completed document by mail to DVS or in person at a deputy registrar's office.
Current Minnesota titles have a Minnesota Motor Vehicle Registration Card and a Recorded Owner(s) Record of Sale. When the vehicle is sold, the seller should complete and remove the The Recorded Owner(s) Record of Sale stub from the title. The seller is required to report the sale of the vehicle by mailing the stub to DVS or by filing a report of sale online.
Minnesota laws requires that every motor vehicle be titled except the following:
Minnesota Statute 325F.6642
Minnesota Staute 325F.6641
Minnesota Statute 168A.05
Minnesota Statute 325F.665
Affidavit of Reconstruction/Special Assembly (PS2015)
Application to Title and Register a Motor Vehicle (PS2000)
Expedited (Fast Track) Title - Just the Facts
Salvage Branding - Just the Facts
Buying or Selling a Vehicle - Just the Facts
Claim for Motor Vehicle Refund Form (PS2511)
Driver and Vehicle Services – Central OfficeTown Square Building445 Minnesota Street, Suite 168Saint Paul, MN 55101-5168
DVS Office Locations