Excluding jet skis, Ohio does not require watercraft less than 14 feet in length to be titled.
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We have four branch offices. Our main office is located in downtown Toledo at 1600 Madison Ave. The telephone number is 419-213-8844. Our Sylvania/West office is located at 4900 N. McCord Rd. The telephone number is 419-213-2400. Our Maumee/South office is located at 4456 Heatherdowns Blvd. The telephone number is 419-213-2500. Our Oregon/East office is located at 3034 Navarre Ave. The telephone number is 419-213-8580.
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The original out of state title, personal identification, information regarding who/whom you purchased the vehicle from, and an Out of State Vehicle Inspection.
The original out of state title; anyone whose name appears on the title must be present. If everyone is not available, a notarized power of attorney may be used; personal identification, information regarding who/whom you purchased the vehicle from, and an Out of State Vehicle Inspection are also required.
You need the Manufacturer's Certificate of Origin from the dealer, an original Bill of Sale, an Original Federal Odometer Statement, and some form of personal identification. Additional documents may be required to complete your transaction.
On the back and top of your current title, complete the new buyers name and address, including the purchase price. Complete the Odometer Certification stating the mileage as it appears on the odometer. Under the mileage area is the seller's notary section. This must be completed in the presence of a notary public and notarized. Next, the buyer must acknowledge the mileage as stated by the seller by affixing his/her signature and their printed name. The seller should make a copy of both the front and back of the title and remove the license plates from the automobile.
The Clerk of Court's title office will require an application for title to record a lien. Once the application is filled out and the lien information is provided, including the surrender of the owner's title, a new title will be issued to the lien holder. The fee is $ 15.00. The title holder should receive a memorandum title for registration to obtain license plates. The Bureau of Motor Vehicles 3774 Application form.
Go to any title office and apply for a Surviving Spouse Certificate of title. Some counties may require a certificate of death to process, so telephone the office prior to you visiting. You may apply for up to 2 vehicles on a surviving spouse benefit and the estimated value of both cannot exceed $ 40,000.00. The surviving spouse can only transfer passenger vehicles, a 3/4 ton truck or smaller, or a motorcycle into their name. Commercial vehicles, motor homes, and recreational vehicles are not covered. For additional information please contact the Lucas County Probate Court at 419-213-4775.
Never store your title in your car. Store your title with your other important documents in a fireproof storage box or a bank safety deposit box. Additionally, you have the option of asking the Clerk of Court's title office that you would like a non-printed title. It will still cost $ 15.00, but your title will be retained on the BMV database.
All travel trailers are titled in Ohio at county title offices. You must have proof of ownership, and make application for, and pay all fees and taxes. If the travel trailer is on an out of state title, you must first obtain an Ohio out of state VIN (vehicle identification number) verification at any BMV license agency. If the trailer is not a travel trailer and weights 4,001 pounds or more, you must provide proof of ownership and apply for an Ohio title at any of our county title offices.
Take the Ohio off-road motorcycle title, proof of the upgrade, and proceed to one of our county title offices, and request to complete a Body Code Change Affidavit. If everything is correct and in order, the title will be replaced and reflect the body code as MC. The fee is $ 15.00 and you will take the new title to a BMV license agency and apply for your new plates. Remember you must have the motorcycle endorsement on your Ohio Drivers license in order to operate the motorcycle.
The Ohio Revised Code requires dealers to retain for 5 years the supporting evidence that was submitted electronically.
First, establish when the jet ski was purchased and whether it was purchased in Ohio or from another state. Some states do not require a title for Jet Skis. If it was prior to January of 2000 and purchased in Ohio you will need 2 pieces of evidence; a notarized bill of sale, picture, and registration. The seller will have to obtain an Ohio Title. The seller will need to provide the serial number, make of engine, horsepower, and length of the jet ski. The title office will conduct a title search and determine if there is sufficient documentation to title the jet ski. Out of state, the seller will have to provide the same information as above prior to the sale to obtain an Ohio title. Please contact one of our Auto Title branch offices for more information.
Contact the reinstatement office at 419-245-3010.
For an adult (age 16 and older), the cost is $ 155.73 which includes the required pictures and sales tax. For a child ( age 15 and younger), the cost is $ 125.73 which includes the required pictures and sales tax. Individuals may purchase a U.S. Passport Card which is valid for land and sea based travel only. The cost of the Passport Card is $ 75.73 for adults if purchased separately. If purchased with U.S. Passport Book the cost is $ 30.00. For Minor Children, the cost is $ 60.73 if purchased separately. Both include the cost of the required photograph and sales tax on the photos. If purchased with U.S. Passport Book the cost is $ 15.00. Remember a U.S. Passport Book is required of all individuals for air travel. The passport card can only be used for land and sea based travel. However, always check with your travel agent or agency regarding land and sea based travel. Some cruise lines require a U.S. Passport Booklet. Individuals wanting to expedite the application process and receive their passports in 6 weeks will pay an additional fee of $ 60.00 plus $ 17.56 for the cost of Express Mail for a total of $ 233.29 for adults, and $ 203.29 for children. Passport Cards can be expedited for an additional fee of $ 60.00 to the Passport Processing Center for (adults) and $ 60.00 to the Passport Processing Center (children). Those requesting expedited service on U S Passport Cards only will receive their cards via regular first class mail, not Express Mail as with U S Passport Booklets.
Yes, all minor children must be present and accompanied by their parents. Children 15 years and younger must be accompanied by both parents. If the parents are divorced, separated and one of the parents cannot be in attendance, the parent in attendance must provide documentation including a birth affidavit signed by the other parent authorizing the child to make application for a passport. For more information regarding minor children please use the link provided to access the United State Department of State's website for information on passports.
Yes and No. Anyone traveling outside the U.S. and traveling by air is required to have a valid U.S. passport. Anyone traveling by sea or land must have supporting documentation which includes a U.S. Passport or birth certificate, proof of citizenship, valid driver's license, and photo identification. Always check with your travel agency, cruise line, or others as they may require a U.S. Passport for land or sea based travel. For more information regarding Passports and travel abroad please use the link provided below to the U.S. Department of State's website.
Our office is governed by the Federal Driver's Privacy Act. We never release personal identifiers such as social security numbers, a person's name, address, date of birth, drivers license, passport application photograph, or any medical or disability information, unless authorized to do so by the specific individual. Individuals must complete a form authorizing our office to release such information.