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    The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) makes many of its CA forms available online, while others are offered only at DMV offices or by mail. You'll find many downloadable forms below. 

    If a form is not available online, you can contact the DMV at (800) 777-0133 or visit your local DMV office  for a copy.

    Please visit our other pages for California ManualsCA Driver's Handbooks and Motorcycle Manuals.

    Driver's License & ID Forms

    New License & ID Forms

    Application for Non-Commercial Restricted Driver License for Financial Responsibility Actions - DL 691

    Apply for a restricted driver's license to drive to work, school, or medical appointments.

    Driver License or Identification Card Application - DL 44

    Apply for, renew, or replace a driver's license or identification card. Must call or visit the DMV for a form. Not available online.

    Contact your local DMV

    Teen Driver Forms

    Application for Non-Commercial Restricted Driver License for Financial Responsibility Actions - DL 691

    Apply for a restricted driver's license to drive to work, school, or medical appointments.

    Driver License or Identification Card Application - DL 44

    Apply for, renew, or replace a driver's license or identification card. Must call or visit the DMV for a form. Not available online.

    Contact your local DMV

    Renewal Forms

    California Driver License Renewal by Mail Eligibility Information - DL 410 FO

    Renew driver's license by mail if eligible and determine eligibility to renew by mail.

    Driver License or Identification Card Application - DL 44

    Apply for, renew, or replace a driver's license or identification card. Must call or visit the DMV for a form. Not available online.

    Contact your local DMV

    Duplicate License & ID Forms

    Driver License or Identification Card Application - DL 44

    Apply for, renew, or replace a driver's license or identification card. Must call or visit the DMV for a form. Not available online.

    Contact your local DMV

    Name & Address Change Forms

    Driver License or Identification Card Application - DL 44

    Apply for, renew, or replace a driver's license or identification card. Must call or visit the DMV for a form. Not available online.

    Contact your local DMV

    Suspension & Reinstatement Forms

    Driving Record Forms

    Request for Your Own Driver License/Identification Card (DL/ID) or Vehicle/Vessel Registration (VR) Information Record - INF 1125

    Complete this form to request your own driving record or registration record.

    International Driver Permit Forms

    Title & Registration Forms

    Registration & License Plate Forms

    Affidavit of Non-Use - REG 5090

    Send this form to the DMV when you plan to cancel a vehicle's insurance. Does not cancel registration.

    Application for Disabled Person Placard or Plates - REG 195

    Application for a disability parking placard or license plate. Also used for temporary placard renewal or placard replacements.

    Application For Duplicate or Paperless Title - REG 227

    Request a duplicate title or paperless title. Transfer the requested title to a buyer.

    Application for Replacement Plates, Stickers, Documents - REG 156

    To request replacement license plates, registration stickers, disability placards & IDs, and registration documents.

    Application for TItle or Registration - REG 343

    Use this form to apply for a title and register your vehicle when you buy a vehicle or move to the state.

    Certificate of Driving Skill - DL 170

    Form is filed with the DMV to certify your commercial vehicle driving skills as evaluated by an examiner. Only for those in ETP.

    Motorized Bicycle Instructions/Application - REG 230

    Use to apply for or replace a motorized bicycle plate and ID, or to transfer ownership of motorized bycicle.

    North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Status of Forces Agreement - REG 5046

    Form is for members of foreign militaries who are non-U.S. residents stationed in CA to apply for registration exemption.

    Nonresident Military (NRM) Exemption Statement - REG 5045

    Form allows military service members stationed in CA but not residents of CA to apply for a registration exemption.

    Permanent Trailer Identification (PTI) Certification - REG 4017

    Apply for Permanent Trailer Identification (PTI). Also used to transfer ownership or add owner for trailers without titles.

    Power of Attorney - REG 260

    Grants power of attorney for someone to sell a vehicle on your behalf.

    Request for Your Own Driver License/Identification Card (DL/ID) or Vehicle/Vessel Registration (VR) Information Record - INF 1125

    Complete this form to request your own driving record or registration record.

    Statement of Facts - REG 256

    Used to provide additional information for other forms or to correct information on existing documents.

    Vehicle Emission System Statement (SMOG) - REG 139

    Give this completed this form to your buyer if you car passed a smog inspection before you decided to sell it.

    Year of Manufacture (YOM) License Plate Application - REG 352

    Apply for permission to retain a vehicle's original license plates.

    Registration Renewal Forms

    Affidavit of Non-Use - REG 5090

    Send this form to the DMV when you plan to cancel a vehicle's insurance. Does not cancel registration.

    Application For Duplicate or Paperless Title - REG 227

    Request a duplicate title or paperless title. Transfer the requested title to a buyer.

    Certificate of Driving Skill - DL 170

    Form is filed with the DMV to certify your commercial vehicle driving skills as evaluated by an examiner. Only for those in ETP.

    Power of Attorney - REG 260

    Grants power of attorney for someone to sell a vehicle on your behalf.

    Vehicle Emission System Statement (SMOG) - REG 139

    Give this completed this form to your buyer if you car passed a smog inspection before you decided to sell it.

    Vehicle Title Forms

    Affidavit of Non-Use - REG 5090

    Send this form to the DMV when you plan to cancel a vehicle's insurance. Does not cancel registration.

    Application For Duplicate or Paperless Title - REG 227

    Request a duplicate title or paperless title. Transfer the requested title to a buyer.

    Application for TItle or Registration - REG 343

    Use this form to apply for a title and register your vehicle when you buy a vehicle or move to the state.

    Notice of Transfer and Release of Liability - REG 138

    Notifies the DMV that you have transferred/sold your vehicle to protect you until the buyer registers it in his name.

    Power of Attorney - REG 260

    Grants power of attorney for someone to sell a vehicle on your behalf.

    Bill of Sale - REG 135

    Bill of sale for private transactions. Serves as receipt and proof of purchase.

    Statement of Facts - REG 256

    Used to provide additional information for other forms or to correct information on existing documents.

    Sale & Transfer Forms

    Application for TItle or Registration - REG 343

    Use this form to apply for a title and register your vehicle when you buy a vehicle or move to the state.

    Notice of Transfer and Release of Liability - REG 138

    Notifies the DMV that you have transferred/sold your vehicle to protect you until the buyer registers it in his name.

    Power of Attorney - REG 260

    Grants power of attorney for someone to sell a vehicle on your behalf.

    Bill of Sale - REG 135

    Bill of sale for private transactions. Serves as receipt and proof of purchase.

    Vehicle Emission System Statement (SMOG) - REG 139

    Give this completed this form to your buyer if you car passed a smog inspection before you decided to sell it.

    Vehicle/Vessel Transfer and Reassignment Form - REG 262

    Combination form for odometer disclosre, bill of sale, and power of attorney. Not available online. Contact the DMV for a copy.

    Contact your local DMV

    Name & Address Change Forms

    Notice of Change of Address - DMV 14

    Notifies the DMV of your new address. Can be used for driver's license and/or registration changes.

    Buying & Selling Forms

    Buyer Forms

    Application for TItle or Registration - REG 343

    Use this form to apply for a title and register your vehicle when you buy a vehicle or move to the state.

    Notice of Transfer and Release of Liability - REG 138

    Notifies the DMV that you have transferred/sold your vehicle to protect you until the buyer registers it in his name.

    Power of Attorney - REG 260

    Grants power of attorney for someone to sell a vehicle on your behalf.

    Bill of Sale - REG 135

    Bill of sale for private transactions. Serves as receipt and proof of purchase.

    Vehicle Emission System Statement (SMOG) - REG 139

    Give this completed this form to your buyer if you car passed a smog inspection before you decided to sell it.

    Vehicle/Vessel Transfer and Reassignment Form - REG 262

    Combination form for odometer disclosre, bill of sale, and power of attorney. Not available online. Contact the DMV for a copy.

    Contact your local DMV

    Seller Forms

    Application for TItle or Registration - REG 343

    Use this form to apply for a title and register your vehicle when you buy a vehicle or move to the state.

    Notice of Transfer and Release of Liability - REG 138

    Notifies the DMV that you have transferred/sold your vehicle to protect you until the buyer registers it in his name.

    Power of Attorney - REG 260

    Grants power of attorney for someone to sell a vehicle on your behalf.

    Bill of Sale - REG 135

    Bill of sale for private transactions. Serves as receipt and proof of purchase.

    Vehicle Emission System Statement (SMOG) - REG 139

    Give this completed this form to your buyer if you car passed a smog inspection before you decided to sell it.

    Vehicle/Vessel Transfer and Reassignment Form - REG 262

    Combination form for odometer disclosre, bill of sale, and power of attorney. Not available online. Contact the DMV for a copy.

    Contact your local DMV

    Dealer Forms

    Application for Salespersons License - OL 165

    Apply for or renew your license to sell motor vehicles.

    Notice of Transfer and Release of Liability - REG 138

    Notifies the DMV that you have transferred/sold your vehicle to protect you until the buyer registers it in his name.

    Permanent Trailer Identification (PTI) Certification - REG 4017

    Apply for Permanent Trailer Identification (PTI). Also used to transfer ownership or add owner for trailers without titles.

    Power of Attorney - REG 260

    Grants power of attorney for someone to sell a vehicle on your behalf.

    Bill of Sale - REG 135

    Bill of sale for private transactions. Serves as receipt and proof of purchase.

    Vehicle Emission System Statement (SMOG) - REG 139

    Give this completed this form to your buyer if you car passed a smog inspection before you decided to sell it.

    Ticket & Violations Forms

    Driver's Record Forms

    Requests for National Driver Register (NDR) Record Checks - INF 1301A

    Complete this form to request a National Driver Register (NDR) Record for yourself or an employee.

    Request for Record Information - INF 70

    Order someone else's driving record or vehicle record for a purpose allowed by law. Can also be done online.

    Request for Your Own Driver License/Identification Card (DL/ID) or Vehicle/Vessel Registration (VR) Information Record - INF 1125

    Complete this form to request your own driving record or registration record.

    Traffic Accident Record Correction Request - DL 208

    Submit this form to request a correction on a car accident record.

    Suspension and Reinstatement Forms

    Insurance Forms

    Certificate of Non-Operation - REG 102

    Notify the DMV that you do not or will not drive or park your vehicle on public streets so that you are not charged registration fees.

    Report of Traffic Accident Occurring in California - SR 1

    This report is required for accidents that caused any injuries, a death, or more than $750 in property damage.

    Commercial Forms

    CDL Forms

    CDL Manuals

    Commercial Vehicle Forms

    Application for Motor Carrier Permit - MC 706 M

    Application and instructions for a permit to operate as a motor carrier.

    Declaration of Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW)/Combined Gross Vehicle Weight (CGW) - REG 4008

    Declaration of vehicle weight for commercial vehicles of at least 10,001 lbs. gross or combined gross vehicle weight (GVW/CGW).

    Military Forms

    Military Driver's License & ID Forms

    Extension of License for Person in Armed Forces - DL 236

    This form is sent by the DMV to military personnel who request a renewal extenstion. Not available online.

    Contact your local DMV

    Military Title & Registration Forms

    North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Status of Forces Agreement - REG 5046

    Form is for members of foreign militaries who are non-U.S. residents stationed in CA to apply for registration exemption.

    Nonresident Military (NRM) Exemption Statement - REG 5045

    Form allows military service members stationed in CA but not residents of CA to apply for a registration exemption.

    Military Voter Registration Forms

    Disability Forms

    Application for Disabled Person Placard or Plates - REG 195

    Application for a disability parking placard or license plate. Also used for temporary placard renewal or placard replacements.

    Notice of Change of Address - DMV 14

    Notifies the DMV of your new address. Can be used for driver's license and/or registration changes.

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