Vehicle Registration Requirements

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Louisiana Vehicle Registration Requirements

Vehicles Exempt from Registration

Basic Requirements for Obtaining a Certificate of Title

Title Corrections

Completion of Vehicle Application (DPSMV 1799)

Justice of the Peace Court Orders

Secure Power of Attorney

Power of Attorney/Mandate

Name Usage on Vehicle Certificates of Title

Delivery of Certificate of Title to Purchaser of Motor Vehicle

Open Titles

Application for Title on Antique, Classic, or Vintage Vehicles When No Current Record of Ownership Exists

Good Faith Possession of a Vehicle

Duplicate Certificates of Origin

Headquarters Procedures for Processing DOTD Violation Tickets Involving Overweight, No Plates, and/or Expired Plates and Improper Plates

Duplicate Registration Certificates

Proration/Credit Given on Truck License Plates

Duplicate Titles

Foreign Title Held by Lienholder

Forced Registration

Successions/Judgments of Possession

Small Successions

Affidavit of Heirship

Loss of Properly Assigned Title After Death of Titled Owner

Sales Taxes Charged on Termination of Leases

Permit to Sell for Stored/Repaired Vehicles

Abandoned Vehicles-Sale or Use by Municipalities and Parochial Authorities

Canceled Permits to Sell

Duplicate Permits to Sell

Unreceived Permits to Sell

Disposal of Junked Vehicles

Procedure for Disposal of Abandoned Vehicles Removed for Municipal & Parochial Authorities

Official Report of Stored Vehicle (ORSV)

Self-Park Storage Facility Procedure for Abandoned Vehicles

Sales by Trustee in Bankruptcy

Judicial Bill of Sale

Sales on Standard Form "SF97"

Transactions Involving Corporations

Recyclers as Retail Dealers

Volunteer Fire Departments

Nonconformity to Warranty by Sellers

Glider Kits

Unassembled Trailer Kits

Mopeds or Motorized Bicycles

Classification of a Factory Built Home as Immovable

Mobile Office Units

Act of Immobilization

Titling Motor Homes

Permit to Dismantle Vehicle

Sales of Repossessions

Vehicle Sales by Pawnbroker

Recording Liens on Vehicles

Acceptable Proof of Lien Cancellation/Prescription

Lien Termination Statements

Electronic Lien and Title Program

Substitution of Collateral

Transfer of Equity or Sale with Assumption of Mortgage or Security Agreement

Sales Tax on the Assumption of Mortgage

Floor Plan (or Dealer's Wholesale) Mortgage

Cancellation Of Motor Vehicle Chattel Mortgage by IRS Tax Lien Sale

Acceptable Certifying Documents for Purpose of Executory Process

Imported and Grey Market Vehicles

Vehicle Certificate of Title Law (Salvage Vehicles)

Rebuilt Salvaged Vehicles

Out-of-State Branded Titles

Insurance Settlements When Damage Is Less Than 75% Of The N.A.D.A. Book Retail Value

Salvage Retention

Hail-Damaged Vehicles

Supporting Documents Indicate Vehicle May be Total Loss


Boat and Utility Trailers from Out-of-State

Sales Tax on Vehicle Transfers

Criteria Necessary to Qualify as a Trade-in

Vendors Compensation Allowed for the Collection of Sale/Use Tax

Out of State Transfers and Reciprocity with Other States

Tax-Exempt Transactions and Computer Codes for Public Entities

Exempt From Sales Tax Lease/Rental Vehicles

Transactions Exempt From Sales or Use Tax - Sheltered Workshop for Mentally Retarded

Exempt From State Sales Tax - Federally Recognized Indian Reservations

Exempt From Sales Tax - Ducks Unlimited and Waterfowl & Wetland Habitat

Exempt From Sales Tax Independently Owned School Buses

Exempt From Sales Tax Federal and State Credit Unions

Exempt From Sales Tax Wheelchair Lifts

Exempt From Sales Tax Electric Cooperatives

Exemption From Sales Tax: Tulane University and Independent Colleges

Hold for Revenue/Exempt from State Sales Tax Mobile Homes Titled in the Name of a Tribal Member of a Federally Recognized Indian Reservation

Tax / Registration Exemption for Military Personnel / Nonresident Students

Act of Donation / Manual Gift

Vehicles Donated / Loaned to Schools

Even Trade

Non-use Affidavit Filed to Exempt from License Fees/Penalty

Penalty and Interest

Federal Retailer's Excise Tax

Federal Heavy Vehicle Use Tax

Title Issuance When Dealer Fails to Remit Tax

Request for Refunds

Method of Payment and Coding

Request for Title History


Affidavit of Physical Inspection

Unreceived Titles

Property Settlements

Titling and Registering an Autocycle

Water Damaged Vehicle

Certificate of Destruction

Issuance of a Title to a Stolen Vehicles (Unrecovered Theft)

Dealer Codes

Required Odometer Statements

Situations and Application Regarding Odometer Statements

Sales by Self-service Storage Facility

Off-Road Vehicles

Driver's License, ID Card/Employer Identification Number On Motor Vehicle Transactions

Kit Cars

Assembled Vehicles

Voluntary Surrender of License Plates

Non-use Statements Filed Relative to No Liability Security Coverage on a Vehicle

Handling Fees

Assessments for Sales/Use Tax


License Plates Removed by Dealers

For-hire Carrier Tax Exemption

Tax Exemption for Vehicles Used in Interstate Commerce

Lost or Stolen License Plate / Validation Sticker

Canceled/Rescinded Sales of Motor Vehicles

Vehicles Sold by Tennessee Valley Authority

Vehicles Seized for Forfeiture

Transactions Involving Trusts

Out of State Motor Vehicle Inspection Stickers

Automobile and Truck Demonstrators

Auto Title Companies

Public License Tag Agent

Required Proof Of Liability Insurance Prior To Registration Of Vehicles


Low Billing Tolerances Tax Administration No. 30.17

Registration Status And Copies Of Vehicle Records

Title Issued in the Name of a Minor

Non-Notary States and Requirements

Motor Vehicle Inspection

Low-Speed Vehicles

Notary Requirements

Auto Hulk

Alternative Procedures to Transfer Vehicles


Utility Terrain Vehicles

Golf Carts

Expedited Title

Vehicles Titled to Dealers for Resale Purposes

Toll Violator Flag (TV)

Military Surplus Vehicles

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