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Forms & Manuals: Vehicle Title & Registration

Most Motor Vehicle forms must be printed, filled out manually and delivered or mailed to the address indicated on the form. Forms cannot be submitted online. Be sure to sign each completed form before delivering or mailing it to the address indicated on the form.

VEHICLE TITLE AND REGISTRATION

TITLE DESCRIPTION FORM NUMBER REVISED DATE DOWNLOADABLE FORMAT
Title Manual The procedural manual for titling vehicles, trailers, recreational vehicles, and boats in Montana. 4/30/14 PDF
Temporary Registration Permit (TRP) User Manual The procedural manual for issuing online temporary registration permits (40-day permits). 1/09 PDF
Application for Certificate of Title for a Motor Vehicle Application for Montana title for a new vehicle or for a used vehicle that was titled in another state. MV1 4/14 PDF
Application for Certificate of Title for a Vessel Application for Montana title for a new vessel or for a used vessel that was titled in another state. MV1A 4/14 PDF
Application for Registration Without Title Paperwork Application to submit when a motor vehicle needs registration and the title is lost, in the possession of a third party or in the process of reissuance. MV2 10/12 PDF
Application for Registration of a Vintage or Pioneer Vehicle Application for registration of a vintage or pioneer vehicle. MV3 2/14 PDF
Disability Permit/License Plate Application Application for a special parking permit or license plates for disabled Montana residents or organizations that transport disabled Montana residents. MV5 3/14 PDF
Application for Replacement Certificate of Title Application for replacement title for a vehicle owner who has lost the Montana title. MV7 4/14 PDF
Application for Cancellation and Issuance of Certificate of Title to Qualified Tow Truck Operator For a qualified tow truck operator to apply for a certificate of title for a wrecked, disabled, or abandoned vehicle. MV7A 8/14 PDF
Application for Personalized License Plates Used to apply for text and background choices for personalized license plates, and lists requirements for text and fees. MV8 3/14 PDF
Application for Break/Bond Title Procedures to apply for Montana title when prior title documentation is unavailable. MV10 2/14 PDF
Application for State Assigned Identification Number Used to assign a vehicle identification number when the original number has been altered or removed, or the vehicle was homemade. MV10B 4/14 PDF
Application for Repossession of a Motor Vehicle/Vessel Used by the secured party to obtain a certificate of title for a repossessed vehicle when a creditor defaults on a loan. MV11 4/14 PDF
Statement of Correction Used to correct any discrepancy or error on the title record. MV11AB 4/14 PDF
Application for Title of a Vehicle by Right of Survivorship Used when no executor or administrator is appointed and an estate is smaller than $50,000. MV12 11/14 PDF
Vehicle/Vessel/Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Identification Number Inspection Certificate For Montana Department of Justice employees or Montana Peace Officers to verify a vehicle identification number. MV20 10/12 PDF
Bill of Sale Used when one person sells a vehicle to another. MV24 4/14 PDF
Certificate of Sale Allows a vehicle subject to foreclosure to be sold at a public or private auction. MV24AB 4/14 PDF
Release of Security Interest or Lien The lienholder completes the release when a loan on a vehicle has been fully paid so the lien can be removed from the motor vehicle record. MV37A 4/14 PDF
Certificate of Trailer Number Assignment Used to assign a trailer identification number and to verify the number is attached to the trailer. MV39T 3/13 PDF
Statement of Trustee Used to identify trustees and their authority to transfer the titles to motor vehicles held by a trust. MV40 4/14 PDF
Application for Military Registration For Montana residents who entered the service from Montana, are on active military duty and are stationed outside the state. They may purchase license plates and register a motor vehicle for the cost of the registration alone (exempting Montana taxes and fees). MV53 2/14 PDF
State of Montana Application for Gold Star Family License Plate U.S. military family members who are eligible for a Gold Star Lapel Button may be issued special Gold Star Family license plates upon application and verification. MV57 4/10 PDF
State of Montana Application for Next of Kin of Deceased Personnel License Plate U.S. military family members who are eligible for a Next-of-Kin of Deceased Personnel Lapel Button may be issued special Next of Kin of Deceased Personnel license plates upon application and verification. MV58 10/13 PDF
Request for Foreign Title Transfer Used to request a title from an out-of-state lienholder who then returns the title, lien information and letter to county treasurer where the customer resides. MV63 10/12 PDF
Power of Attorney Used when a person authorizes another person to sign necessary documents in his or her absence. MV65 4/14 PDF
Inspection Checklist For Motorcycles and Quadricycles
Completed by the owner of a motorcycle or quadricycle to verify it is street legal and equipped for operation on the highways. MV70 10/12 PDF
Inspection Checklist to Certify that a Non-Conforming Light Vehicle is Equipped for Street Use Completed by a law enforcement officer to verify that a non-conforming light vehicle is street legal and equipped for operation on the highways. MV70A 10/12 PDF
Statement of Intent to Declare a Manufactured Home an Improvement to Real Property Used by the owner of a manufactured home to declare it an improvement to real property. MV72 2/14 PDF
Instructions for Statement of Intent to Declare a Manufactured Home an Improvement to Real Property Instructions for declaring a manufactured home an improvement to real property. MV72A 10/12 PDF
Reversal of Declaration of Manufactured Home as an Improvement to Real Property Used to reverse the declaration of a manufactured home as an improvement to real property when moved from that property. MV73 2/14 PDF
Instructions for Reversal of Declaration of Manufactured Home as an Improvement to Real Property Instructions for reversing the declaration of a manufactured home as an improvement to real property when moved from that property. MV73A 10/12 PDF
Security Interest Processing: Assign/Transfer/Force
Allows secured parties to assign their security interest to another party, or to force their security interest to be filed on the motor vehicle record. MV81A 4/14 PDF
Security Interest Processing: New
Allows secured parties to record their security interest on the motor vehicle record. MV81B 4/14 PDF
Wrecking Facility Quarterly Transmittal Used by licensed Montana wrecking facilities to report junk vehicles received. MV86 10/12 PDF
Motor Home Inspection Certificate For law enforcement officers to verify the identification numbers and class of motor
homes.
MV95 2/13 PDF
Application to Display Original Montana License Plates Allows display of original Montana license plates that match the year of the vehicle. MV97 4/14 PDF
Statement of Fact Used to clarify certain facts about a title transfer and customer address. MV100 4/14 PDF
Application for Exemption for Vehicle of Certain Health Care Professionals For exemption of vehicle registration fees for nonresident health care professionals employed in Montana by a health care facility in a designated health professional shortage area. MV104 4/14 PDF
Application for an Active Member of the Military to Purchase Veteran’s License Plates Used by Montana residents on active military duty to purchase veteran’s license plates. MV111 10/12 PDF
Specialty License Plate Packet For qualified organizations to sponsor a specialty license plate. Includes design requirements and applications. MV115-MV117A 4/14 PDF
Waiver of $6 for Use of Montana State Parks and Fishing Access Sites Used to waive the $6 on light vehicle registrations for use of Montana State Parks and Fishing Access Sites. MV119 1/12 PDF
Fact Sheet Used to apply for registration of a custom, kit, specially constructed, or street rod vehicle. MV121 11/14 PDF
Montana Salvage Receipt Provided to a salvage vehicle purchaser by an insurance company prior to a salvage certificate being issued for the vehicle. MV203 11/14 PDF
Notice of Total-Loss Payoff “Owner-Retained Salvage Vehicle” Used by insurers upon determining that a salvage vehicle will remain with the owner after an agreed settlement. MV205 5/13 PDF
Application for Salvage Certificate of a Vehicle Used by insurers, owners or someone acting on behalf of an owner to obtain a salvage certificate for a vehicle that is uneconomical to repair and meets the definition of a salvage vehicle. MV206 4/14 PDF
Supplemental Form for Explanation of Component Parts and Bills-of-Sale A supplemental form to explain component parts and bills-of-sale to assist in vehicle identification number inspections. MV207 10/12 PDF
Release of Motor Vehicle Records Used to get information using the vehicle description or person’s name. MV210 2/15 PDF