DMV Forms in Tennessee

The Tennessee Department of Safety (DOS) and Department of Revenue (DOR) provide many driver and vehicle forms online, though others must be picked up in person. Below, you'll find a number of DOS and DOR forms available for download.

If you can't find the form you need or have questions about a form, call the:

  • Department of Safety with driver-related inquiries: (866) 849-3548.
  • Department of Revenue with vehicle-related inquiries: (888) 871-3171.

Looking for a manual? Check out our pages on TN driver's handbooks and motorcycle manuals.

Form Categories

All motorist-related forms available online can be found on Tennessee's Forms and Publications page. Below is an outline for quick reference.

Miscellaneous Publications

Tennessee also offers a wide variety of publications online. Again, all can be found on their Forms and Publications page, but below is an outline for quick reference.

Note that archived annual reports can be obtained online.

Driver's License & ID Forms

Social Security Number Affidavit - SF-1324

Submit this form to the DOS when applying for a Tennessee driver's license if you DO NOT have a U.S. Social Security number.

Application for a Social Security Card - SS-5

Use this form to request an original OR duplicate Social Security card. Can also be used to change/correct information on your current Social Security card.

Title & Registration Forms

Application for Disabled Persons License Plate/Placard and/or Decal - RV-F1310301

Apply for Tennessee disability license plates, placards, AND/OR decals.

Application for Duplicate Title - RV-F1321801

Use this form to request a duplicate/replacement TN vehicle title.

Application for Duplicate/Replacement License Plate or Decal - RV-F1315301

Apply for a duplicate/replacement Tennessee license plate OR decal.

Application For Motor Vehicle Identification Certification - RV-F1315401

If you rebuilt a salvaged vehicle in TN, use this form to verify all the damaged parts replacements were legally acquired.

Application for Temporary Operation Permit - F1314401

Submit this form to apply for a Tennessee temporary operation permit. Allows you to legally operate an unregistered vehicle for a short period of time.

Application for Tennessee Personalized License Plate - RV-F1314001

Use this form to apply for TN specialty license plates OR personalized license plates.

Application for Tennessee Salvage/Non-Repairable Certificate - RV-F1311801

Apply for a Tennessee salvage certificate OR non-repairable certificate for your vehicle.

Certification for Antique Vehicle Registration - RV-F1312901

Submit this form to the DOR to register an antique vehicle in TN.

Low Speed Vehicle Affidavit - RV-F1314301

Submit this form to register a low-speed vehicle (e.g. a golf cart) with the TN Department of Revenue.

Application for Vehicle Exemption - CN-1026

Apply for an emissions testing exemption if your vehicle is registered out-of-state OR in a region of Tennessee that does not require testing.

Contact your local DOS

Notice of Discharge of Lien - RV-F1310901

Submit this form to notify the Tennessee Taxpayer and Vehicle Services Division when you release a vehicle lien.

Buying & Selling Forms

Affidavit of Non-Dealer Transfers of Motor Vehicles and Boats - RV-F1301201

Submit this affidavit to the TN Department of Revenue if transferring ownership of a motor vehicle OR boat to a relative OR as a gift.

Odometer Disclosure Statement - RV-F1317001

Use this form to disclose the amount of miles on your vehicle when transferring ownership to someone else.

Odometer Discrepancy Certification - RV-F1310801

Complete this form if an incorrect odometer reading was used on documents while transferring ownership of a vehicle in TN. Must be completed by the buyer AND the seller.

Ticket & Violations Forms

Owner/Driver Report - SF-0395

You MUST submit this form to the Tennessee DOS after being involved in a car crash resulting in excessive property damage, bodily injury, OR death.

Commercial Forms

Supplemental Application for Commercial Drivers License - SF-1438

Turn in this self-certification form to the TN Department of Safety when applying for your CDL.

Medical Examination Report for Commercial Driver Fitness Determination - 649-F

Medical examination report for commercial drivers to submit to the TN DOS. Must be completed by a medical professional.

Medical Examiners Certificate - MCSA-5876

Submit this medical certification form to the Tennessee DOS as a part of applying for your CDL. Must be completed by a medical professional.

CDL Skills Test Waiver - SF-1507

Use this form to waive the TN CDL road skills test if you recently drove a commercial vehicle in the military. Must be signed by your commanding officer.

Voter Registration Forms

Restoration of Voting Rights - SS-3041

Submit this form to restore your TN voting rights if you were recently convicted of a felony.

Mail-In Application For Voter Registration - SS-3010

Mail in this form to register to vote in Tennessee OR notify your local election commission of a name and/or address change.

Voter Registration and Absentee Ballot Request Federal Post Card Application - 76

Complete this form to register to vote AND request an absentee ballot if you are a U.S. citizen residing outside of the country.

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