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Category: Motor Vehicle
What is required to title and register a used car, truck, or motorcycle that was purchased from an individual (not a dealer) in Florida?
This answer has been viewed 31707 times and was last updated on 10/20/2022.
For information regarding Florida title transfers, read our Florida title transfer publication. Check out our newest YouTube video that walks you through filling out the title for your new car! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VHS_SxE6CJQ For an estimate of fees, visit our motor vehicle fees page.
For additional general information regarding motor vehicle titles and registrations in Florida, read our motor vehicle general information publication. It contains information about motor vehicles, such as:
- Specific sales tax exemptions when titling a motor vehicle
- Replacing a lost Florida motor vehicle title
- What to do if you bought a motor vehicle and the seller lost the title
- Hope Scholarship Program
- Requirements to get a temporary license plate
- Selling your motor vehicle and what to fill out on the title
- Completing a motor vehicle title transfer by mail
Appointments are REQUIRED for all transactions. Appointments can only be scheduled through our online appointment system. We only serve Manatee County residents and businesses.
Not a Manatee County resident? 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 Street West, Bradenton. For information, fee/service charges, hours of operation, holiday closures and to make an appointment (not required) visit: https://www.autotagagency.net/locations/florida/manatee-county/first-manatee-south-county-tag-agency-bradenton/.
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