Question: How Much Does It Cost To Transfer A Car Title In California??

$15 vehicle title transfer fee.

You will also be responsible for relevant taxes and fees.

How do you change ownership of a car?

The procedures for transferring ownership are similar to buying or selling a car: the donor must include the odometer disclosure on the title, both parties must sign and date the title, and the recipient must go to the DMV and apply for a a new title in his/her name and pay the transfer fee. Making Name Corrections.

Where do I sign to transfer a car title in California?

Sign the front of the title on line 1a where it reads “Signature of Registered Owner.” 2. Sign below the odometer section of the title where it reads “Transferor/ Seller Signature(s).” You’ll need to sign both in the Seller Signature section, and the signature portion in the Odometer section.

What do you need to transfer a car title in California?

California DMV Vehicle Title Transfer

  • Certificate of Title – You’ll need the vehicle’s Certificate of Title, indicating the seller is the owner. Their name must be on the document.
  • Bill of Sale – Next, you should have a Bill of Sale (REG 135).
  • Smog Certificate – And finally, you might need a smog certificate.

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