Registration and Title Bulletin - #014-13
Date: June 5, 2013
To: All County Tax Assessor-Collectors
Subject: New Certified Lienholders Approved for Electronic Lien Title (ELT) Program
These documents contain text of correspondence sent by TxDMV to the county tax assessor-collectors, statutory agents who provide vehicle registration and titling services for citizens in Texas. This information is provided to apprise the general public of issues affecting the state's vehicle titling and registration process.
The department has approved several new certified lienholders to participate in the ELT program effective May 31, 2013. Attached is a list of the new lienholders.
A current certified lienholder list is available on the TxDMV’s website. For your convenience, the information is in a printable document format with the latest revision date referenced at the bottom of each page. Each new certified lienholder will appear on the list soon after approval.
The new certified lienholders list may be accessed from TxDMV’s website http://www.TxDMV.gov by placing your cursor over Dealers, at the top of the page. When the submenu drops down, under the Work with Us heading, select Lienholders, then under the heading Toolbox select Certified Lienholders. For your convenience, the information is in a printable document format with the latest revision date referenced at the bottom of each page. Each new certified lienholder will appear on the list soon after it is approved.
REMINDER NOTE: Electronic liens recorded on Texas motor vehicle records must be released electronically by the lender at the time a lien is paid in full, as specified in the Electronic Lien Title Specifications Document. If a third party pays off the lien, the lender must release the lien electronically and request a paper title to be printed and mailed to the third party.
If you have any questions or problems, please contact your local TxDMV Regional Service Center