How do I complete a title transfer in Minnesota? Minnesota

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Buy Car in MN and Title Transfer

Here's what to do:

  • Complete the title, making sure to include your name, date and address. If there's more than one owner, use one of the following conjunctions between the names: "AND," OR," AND/OR." 
  • Visit your local DVS office with the completed title, proof of insurance and, if applicable, lien release.
  • Pay title fee. Depending on your situation you may be charged one or several of the following fees: $8 title fee; $10 transfer tax; $8.50 filing fee. 

Sell Car in Minnesota and Title Transfer

If you're selling a car, you'll need to:

  • Sign the car title and complete the date of sale.
  • Include an odometer reading if the vehicle is 10 years old or older.
  • Include a damage disclosure if the car is six years old or newer.
  • Provide the buyer an Affidavit of Sale (fancy name for bill of sale). This can be downloaded from the DVS's website. Make a copy for your own records.

Do not remove the license plates. In Minnesota they stay with the vehicle, regardless of owner.

Used Cars, Titles and the Importance of Checking Vehicle History

Before agreeing to buy a used car, be sure to first order a vehicle history report. This will allow you to make a confident decision on whether to buy or not. These reports, which can be ordered online, will provide you with a vehicle's entire history, including repair records, number of owners, service use (rental, taxi) and more.

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