Dealer Forms in Texas

The State of Texas has posted a number of critical dealer forms (and their instructions) online so you can easily download them. To do so, you'll need Adobe's Reader software.

Dealer License Application and Renewal Forms

New dealers must fill out forms depending on the type or types of vehicles they intend to sell and under what circumstances they intend to sell them. Different categories include in-transit dealer licenses, auction licenses, franchise dealer licenses, and independent dealer licenses.

Title and Registration Forms

Many of these forms may be of use to dealers as well as to private parties. These include mechanic's lien forms, license plate forms, transfer of junked vehicles to demolishers forms, and many others. You'll find the forms listed under the following categories:

New Manual for Dealers

The Texas Department of Transportation provides a car dealer manual, helping you understand all requirements and regulations.

Department of Transportation Bulletins

Motor vehicle dealers in Texas may also want to monitor the documents sent to the county tax assessor-collectors, as these often include updated information on changes in titling and registration procedures that are of interest to dealers. These special information releases are arranged by year.

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