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What is required if I purchased a trailer weighing 2,000 pounds or more?
This answer has been viewed 1767 times and was last updated on 06/26/2017.
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Not a Manatee County resident?  Effective 7/24/17, Out-of-County residents needing to process title and/or registration transactions for vehicles, boats, and mobile homes can only be served at First Manatee South County Tag Agency, located at 5756 14th St W, Bradenton.

Trailers weighing 2,000 pounds or more are required to be titled and registered, and additional documentation is required.  For additional information on registering and titling a Florida trailer, view our Florida Title Transfer publication.  If the trailer is coming from out of state, view our Out-of-State Title Transfer publication.

Note: If the trailer is homemade and has never been titled or registered, the DMV Regional Office located in Palmetto must inspect the trailer and assign an FLT number before a Florida title and registration may be issued.

DMV Regional Office

323 10th Avenue West, Suite #200

Palmetto, FL 34221

Hours: M-F 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Phone: (941) 723-4551

 Fax: (941) 723-4553

 
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