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How do I title and register my vehicle?

A certificate of title is the proof of ownership to a motor vehicle, mobile home or vessel in Florida. Florida law requires most vehicles to be titled and registered. The exceptions to titling are mopeds, motorized bicycles, and trailers weighing less than 2,000 pounds.

A certificate of title is required when you purchase a new vehicle, mobile home or vessel, bring a vehicle, mobile home or vessel into the state, or any time the ownership of a vehicle, mobile home or vessel changes. You can apply for a title at any county tax collector’s office in Florida.

Florida issues titles as either paper title or electronic titles. Since August 2007, titles issued through dealer sales involving a lien holder are electronic.

More Detailed Information
Select one of the following for instructions specific to your situation:

I’m transferring ownership to someone.

I am new to Florida and need to title and register my cars.

I’ve lost my title and need a duplicate.

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