FAQ'S

Acceptable Forms of Identification

  • State Issued Driver's License 
  • Military ID
  • PA Photo Identification
  • Current Passport 

All forms of ID must be current and include your photo and signature. this is required for all interested parties: Buyer, Seller or individuals signing affidavits/ all Notary services.

Notary Guidelines

  • Individuals and/ or all parties involved in the notarization of any/ all documents must be present with valid ID. At no time will a document be notarized if 
  • All parties are not present, 
  • Prior signatures are on the document.

If a witness to the transaction is required and/ or wanted by the signing parties, they should be someone you know personally but has no interest/benefit in the transaction.

Title Transfer: In/ Out of State

PA Requirements

  • Title
  • Seller and buyer with valid ID. 
  • Mileage
  • Proof of Insurance
  • Bill of Sale with: name, address of BOTH the buyer and seller with phone number. Also Year, Make, Model, VIN, Mileage and Purchase Price.  
  • VIN Tracing

Out-Of -State Requirements 

  • Title
  • Seller and buyer with valid ID. 
  • Mileage
  • Proof of Insurance
  • Bill of Sale with: name, address of BOTH the buyer and seller with phone number. Also Year, Make, Model, VIN, Mileage and Purchase Price. 
  • Properly  Assigned Title/MCO from the seller to the buyer with all appropriate notarization in place. 
  • VIN tracing
  • Weights/ weight Ratings: GVWR and GCWR. * Not all states provide this information. Your title will not be processed by state without this information. Complete MV-41 and certify as required. 

Proof of Insurance

One of the following showing the vehicle is insured : 

  • Valid Binder of Insurance
  • Insurance Identification
  • Declaration Page of Insurance Policy
  • Application for Insurance to the Pennsylvania Assigned Risk Plan

Title Replacements

Lost and/or Damaged Titles must be replaced. Complete MV-38 O. This form must be signed in the presence of a Notary. 

Satisfaction of a Lien: a lien release letter must be provided  from the lien holder. 

R/ Specialty/ Salvage/ Modified Title

Use Form MV-426B. This form must be completed by an Enhanced Safety Inspection Station. PA salvage titles are done here. All others must be mailed directly to the state.