If there is joint-ownership and the names are joined by “or”, only one owner is required to sign the title application.
If there is joint-ownership and the names are joined by “and”, then both owners are required to sign the title application.
Yes, a physical address located in Alabama must be provided for the owner on the application. A P.O. Box address may be provided for the special mailing address if there is no lienholder listed on the title application.
The name of the owner(s) to be shown on the application for certificate of title must be the current legal name of the owner(s) of the motor vehicle or manufactured home for which a certificate of title is requested. Owner name(s) on the title application must agree with the name on supporting documents. The seller information listed on the title application must agree with supporting documents.
In lieu of handprinted names and signatures, an electronic signature is acceptable when authorized by the department.
See Administrative Rule: 810-5-75-.40 Requirements for Names and Signatures on Title Applications, Title Assignments, and Motor Vehicle Registrations, for more details.