How do you transfer vehicle titles to family in GA? Georgia

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In the state of Georgia, you can transfer an auto title to an immediate family member (parent, child, spouse, sibling, or grandparent) by doing the following:
 
  1. Sign and date the title, and have the new owner do the same.
  2. Record the odometer reading, if the vehicle is 10 years old or newer.
  3. Have the title signed by a notary.
  4. Have the vehicle inspected, if you live in one of the counties listed below.
  5. Complete a Title/Tag Application.
  6. Submit all documents, and the $18 title transfer fee, to the County Tax Commissioner’s tag office.

Counties Requiring Vehicle Inspection


  • Rockdale
  • Cherokee
  • Paulding
  • Clayton
  • Henry
  • Cobb
  • Gwinnett
  • Coweta
  • Fulton
  • Forsyth
  • DeKalb
  • Douglas
  • Fayette

Vehicle Registration After Title Transfer

After the car title is successfully transferred, the new owner must register the vehicle under the proper name and obtain new license plates. Old license plates cannot be transferred with titles in Georgia.

Transferring Titles for Other Family Members

If you are transferring a title to extended family, you must follow the general procedure for a title transfer, not specific to family.

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