My vehicle was salvaged. What do I need to do to get it on the road again?

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My vehicle was salvaged. What do I need to do to get it on the road again?
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When a vehicle is considered salvage, there are several steps to get it rebuilt and back on the road. The steps must be followed in the order listed:

Step 1: Apply for a Salvage Vehicle Title by mailing the following to the address on the form:

You should receive the Salvage Vehicle Title within 3 weeks.

Step 2: Make any necessary repairs and have the vehicle inspected at any state inspection station. A state safety inspection must be conducted by an authorized state safety inspection station in Texas.

Step 3: Apply for title and/or registration by submitting the following in person to the county tax office: