With the rise of people pulling old cars out of fields and trying to restore them, a lack of paperwork has become a big issue. Some DMVs provide a great deal of resistance to this. Below, I will detail how one can easily get paperwork in their name for their car.
Some states do not issue titles for older vehicles and transfer ownership with registration and/or bill of sale. This is an advantage for those of us with older vehicles built in 1997 or earlier.
If you need a title for your classic car, you can do through the state of Vermont. Before you do this, contact your local DMV and see what kind of documents they require if buying a car from a non-title states
There are the steps you will need to follow.
Fill out the following fields in the form
1A 1B 2 4A 5B 6A 8
2. Download this form and use it to calculate fees.
3. Create a bill of sale from someone to you with this information. Make, Year, VIN, Purchase Price, Mileage, Signature of Seller, Date of Sale.
4. Write check for amount you calculated.
5. Send to Vermont DMV
120 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05603-0001
6. Within 2 weeks you will receive a license plate and registration. Take this to your local DMV in your state and transfer it to yourself. You will now have a replacement title.