Registration and Title Bulletins (RTBs)

Registration and Title Bulletins contain correspondence sent by TxDMV to county tax offices, who are the statutory agents for vehicle registration and titling in the State of Texas.

RTB # Subject Video Published
001-24 Title and Registration Procedures for Mini Vehicles   04/05/2024
RTB # Subject Video Published
001-23 Procedure for Title Rejection Requests Made by a County Tax Assessor-Collector   06/01/2023
002-23 Revised Procedures for Special Handling Transactions   08/10/2023
003-23 Senate Bill (SB) 505 - Electric Vehicle (EV) Fee 08/24/2023
004-23 House Bill 198 Self-Inspection of Travel Trailers More Than 7,500 lbs. 08/24/2023
005-23 House Bill 3599 Nonprofit Food Bank Vehicles   08/24/2023
006-23 House Bill (HB) 53 - Nonprofit Disaster Relief (Exempt)   08/24/2023
007-23 Unclaimed Seized Vehicle Sale Procedures 08/31/2023
RTB # Subject Video Published
001-22 Processing Title and Registration Transactions by Any Willing County Tax Assessor-Collector 02/17/2022
002-22 Application Requirements for 30-Day Permits 04/11/2022
003-22 Permissive Titling of Assembled Trailers and Semitrailers   08/25/2022
RTB # Subject Video Published
001-21 Processing Corrected Titles Without the Surrender of Ownership Evidence 06/10/2021
002-21 Transfer of Certain Property from a Self-Service Storage Facility (SSF) to a Licensed
Vehicle Storage Facility (VSF) for Disposition
003-21 Change to Timeframe for Filing a Mechanic Lien Foreclosure Notice with the County Tax
Assessor-Collector for Certain Vehicles
004-21 Requirements and Availability of the Disabled Veteran (DV) License Plate with the
International Symbol of Access (ISA)
RTB # Subject Video Published
001-20 Issuance of Titles to Government Agencies for Certain Travel Trailers   01/09/2020
002-20 Independent Motor Vehicle Dealers Operating as a Salvage Vehicle Dealer 01/09/2020
003-20 Eligibility for Placement of a Communication Impediment Indicator   02/20/2020
004-20 Operation of Off-Highway Vehicles and Golf Carts and the Issuance of License Plates 02/28/2020
005-20 Titling Procedures and Waiving of Fees for Out of Business Dealer Applications 02/28/2020
006-20 Title Transactions for Certain Off-Highway Vehicles Purchased Out of State 02/28/2020
007-20 Additional Availability of the Bonded Title Process and Determination of Eligibility   03/26/2020
008-20 Use of Court Orders in the Title Application Process   04/09/2020
009-20 Application for Title During County Closure 04/16/2020
010-20 Titling Procedures for Assembled Vehicles 06/11/2020
011-20 Revised Title Revocation Rule for a First Sale   06/25/2020
012-20 Title Revocation Affidavit for Incorrect Manufacturer's Certificate
of Origin (MCO) Surrendered
013-20 Federal Odometer Disclosure Exemption Change and Additional Use of the Power of Attorney
for Transfer of Ownership to a Motor Vehicle (Form VTR-271-A)
014-20 Title and Registration Determination for Mopeds 12/31/2020
RTB # Subject Video Published
001-19 Elimination of Requirement for Proof of Paid Claim   02/28/2019
002-19 Odometer Disclosure for Transfer of Electronic Titles by a Dealer 08/15/2019
003-19 Notification of a Communication Impediment 08/15/2019
004-19 Titling Requirements for Utility Vehicles (UTVs) and Sand Rails 08/16/2019
005-19 Registration of Off-Highway Former Military Vehicles 08/22/2019
006-19 Disabled Person License Plate & Disabled Parking Placard Application 08/22/2019
007-19 Use of Customer Supplied License Plates on Eligible Vehicles 08/22/2019
008-19 Transfer of Salvage or Nonrepairable Vehicles by Licensed Salvage Vehicle Dealers   11/7/2019
009-19 Extended Registration Period for Eligible Trailers 12/5/2019
010-19 Barcode Page and Application Assembly Procedures for Imaging 12/5/2019
011-19 Dealer License Number and Buyer Tag Validation 12/12/2019
RTB # Subject Video Published
001-18 Beneficiary Designation on Title   05/17/2018
002-18 Improper Issuance of Temporary Tags for Courtesy Delivery Vehicles   06/21/2018
003-18 Titles Surrendered by Salvage Entities in Error   07/13/2018
004-18 New Registration and Title System (RTS) Workstation Lease Pricing   08/31/2018
005-18 Titling in the Name of a Manufacturer   11/08/2018
006-18 Delinquent Transfer Penalty Fees for Unrecovered Stolen Vehicles 12/13/2018
007-18 Changes to Certified Copies of Texas Titles 12/13/2018
008-18 Electronic Signature Requirements   12/13/2018
009-18 Acceptance of Electronic Signatures by County Tax Assessor-Collectors 12/13/2018
RTB # Subject Video Published
001-17 Washington Title Issue Date   03/16/2017
002-17 Entity Title and/or Registration Verifications for Licensed VSF Lien Foreclosures 07/06/2017
003-17 Licensed Vehicle Storage Facility Lien Notifications 07/06/2017
004-17 Waiver of Fees for Replacement Registration Sticker and/or License Plate(s)   07/27/2017
005-17 Former Military Vehicles 07/27/2017
006-17 Reassignment of Title by Insurance Companies 08/07/2017
007-17 Changes to Travel Trailer Dimensions 08/10/2017
008-17 Trailer and Semitrailer Title Policy 08/10/2017
009-17 Procedures for Statutory Lienholders Pertaining to House Bill 3131   08/10/2017
010-17 Required Law Enforcement Inspection for Certain Bonded Title Applications 08/17/2017
011-17 Elimination of Registration Period Designation by the Vehicle Owner 08/17/2017
012-17 Change to Inspection Requirements and a New Fee for Certain Trailers,
Semitrailers, and Pole Trailers
013-17 Seizure of Disabled Person Parking Placards 08/29/2017
014-17 Temporary Application Process for Vehicles Impacted by Hurricane Harvey   09/07/2017
015-17 Waiver of Delinquent Transfer Penalty as a Result of Hurricane Harvey 09/07/2017
016-17 Rebuilt Salvage Applications for Hail Damaged and Recovered Stolen Vehicles 09/07/2017
017-17 Waiver of Duplicate Registration/Inquiry Receipt Fee as a Result of Hurricane Harvey   09/15/2017
018-17 Package Delivery Plates Pertaining to House Bill 561   12/29/2017