Commercial Vehicle Services

Titling a Commercial Vehicle

1. Provide an Ownership Document

  •  Manufacturers Certificate of Origin OR
  •  Title that has been signed by the previous owner – in the Seller Section

2.  Complete this form: Application for Title and Registration

Application Tips:

  •  Each section must be filled out entirely
  •  Tax Identification Number (TIN or EIN) is required
  •  Need a DOT number
  •  Commercial Use must be marked as “Yes”
  •  Odometer Reading is required
  •  Annual = 1 year registration
  •  Biennial = 2 year registration
  •  AND Box = Requires both signatures to sell the vehicle
  •  OR box = Requires one signature to sell the vehicle

3. Completed Part A or Part B on this form: Additional Information Required for Commercial Vehicles

4.Provide proof of Heavy Vehicle Tax

  • Validated copy of Schedule 1, IRS form 2290 OR
  • Completed form: Heavy Vehicle Use Tax Declaration

Application Tips:

  •  Any vehicle with a taxable gross weight of 55,000 pounds or more is subject to the tax.    The IRS defines “taxable gross weight” as the sum of:
  •  the unladen weight of the vehicle,  AND
  •  the unladen weight of any trailers or semi-trailers customarily used in combination with the vehicle, AND
  •  the maximum load carried on such vehicles and on any trailers or semi-trailers customarily used in combination with these vehicles.
  •  Heavy Vehicle Use Tax Declaration is used if the vehicle does not gross 55,000 pounds or more

 

Renewal Procedure

  1. Come in to our office with a copy of the expired(or close to) registration
  2. Provide proof of Heavy Vehicle Tax
  •  Validated copy of Schedule 1, IRS form 2290 OR
  •  Completed form: Heavy Vehicle Use Tax Declaration
  • Application Tips: Heavy Vehicle Use Tax Declaration is used if the vehicle does not gross 55,000 pounds or more

 

Duplicate Registration or Replacement Plate/Tab

  1. Proof of ownership
  2.  License Plate to the vehicle that you are looking for the duplicate or replacement items for.

Note: IRS form 2290 or Heavy Vehicle Use Tax Declaration is only needed when renewing or transferring a commercial vehicle.