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036-13 New Certified Lienholders Approved for Electronic Lien Title (ELT) Program

Registration and Title Bulletin - 036–13

Date: October 3, 2013

To: All County Tax Assessor-Collectors

Subject: New Certified Lienholders Approved for Electronic Lien Title (ELT) Program

Texas Certified Lienholder List

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 August 31, 2013. Please see the attached document for the complete list of new lienholders with the latest revision date at the bottom of each page.


A current certified lienholder list is available on the TxDMV’s website from the Lienholder Portal at The link to the certified lienholder list is in the Toolbox on the right side of the page. Newly certified lienholders appear on the list soon after approval.

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, please contact your local TxDMV Regional Service Center.

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