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Is the Designated Agent Training class required for new dealers?
How do I obtain an Alabama Motor Vehicle Dealer License?
Can I eFile an amended IFTA return?
What is my userid for IRP/IFTA eFiling purposes?
What do I do if I sold the vehicle I received the insurance verification request for prior to the date for verification?
I purchased a vehicle overseas and will be shipping it to the United States. How do I title and register the vehicle in Alabama?
Who do I contact for a refund if the license plate does not meet the minimum number for production?
What is a salvage vehicle (total loss)?
How can I apply for Alabama certificate of title when I do not have the outstanding certificate of title to surrender?
Is a bill of sale required to be provided for a Leased vehicle?
Common Actions
When is the next Designated Agent Training class?
What are the bonding requirements?
Can I eFile an IFTA return after the due date for the filing period?
What should I do if I don’t have an IRP/IFTA eFile password, have forgotten or lost it?
Why did I receive a MLI Verification Notice when I already paid the ticket for no insurance?
What is the fee to transfer a license plate?
Are emissions testing a prerequisite to registration?
Can I bring my application for rebuilt inspection and vehicle to Montgomery for an inspection today?
Why do I need a lien release in order to apply for a replacement Alabama certificate of Title?
Is a physical Alabama address required for the owner on the application?
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Are there any restrictions on the number of dealer, dealer transit and manufacturer plates that can be obtained?
What are the dealer license fees?
Do I need to submit any paper documents?
Where can I get assistance?
I have an Out of State (OOS) Policy in Effect on my vehicle, can I use that to clear my MLI record?
When I sell or otherwise dispose of my vehicle, does the license plate remain on the vehicle?
I am a military member stationed in Alabama. Am I required to title and register my vehicle in Alabama?
How do I schedule a rebuilt inspection for my vehicle?
How do you cancel a manufactured home as real property?
Is the assignment of an MSO or title required to be notarized?
Interactive Reports
Are there limitations on the types of vehicles the plates may be used upon?
What are the insurance requirements?
How accurate is IFTA eFile?
Where can I get a trip/fuel/combination permit?
Am I required to pay the registration and annual additional ($50.00) fee if I am attempting to register a vehicle for which the registration has been revoked?
Do all counties mail registration renewal notices?
I just acquired a vehicle. How many days do I have to title and register this vehicle?
How long does it take to get a rebuilt inspection?
What are the requirements for titling a manufactured home?
The lienholder’s name on the application is listed as Bank Loans NA and in the assignment is listed as Bank Loans. Would the title application be rejected by the department for this?
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How do I obtain an Alabama Dealer, Dealer Transit and Manufacturer License Plate?
What is the processing time for a dealer license?
How can I get a copy of my IFTA return that I filed over the internet?
Why can’t I do my renewal now?
Am I required to pay the registration fees for the entire year if my registration has been revoked?
In what months are license plates renewed?
I just moved to Alabama. How long do I have before I must register my vehicle?
How much does it cost for a rebuilt inspection?
What is a manufactured home?
What are the requirements for names and signatures?
Logging Into ALTS
Lost, stolen, mutilated or damaged dealer and dealer transit plates?
Where do I get the forms to complete? (bond and insurance form)
How do I eFile?
Why can’t I file my IFTA quarterly tax return?
If the vehicle was stored or not working on the insurance verification date, do I still need to pay the reinstatement fee?
Which counties in Alabama offer online registration renewals?
Is the registrant required to prove that he/she has liability insurance when registering a motor vehicle?
I did not own my vehicle prior to salvage. How do I apply for a rebuilt inspection?
How can a title be issued if the dealer is out of business and the title paperwork was never submitted to this department or the seller never provided the buyer with a title?
What documents will I need to make application for Alabama certificate of title?
Start a New Title Application
What are permissible uses of dealer transit plates?
Who is required to be licensed?
If I eFile, how do I make a payment?
Doesn’t the insurance company provide you with my policy information?
Where do I pay the MLI reinstatement fee?
Are all distinctive license plates available to the general public?
What are the prerequisites for registering a vehicle in Alabama?
I owned my vehicle prior to salvage. How do I apply for a rebuilt inspection?