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Is the assignment of an MSO or title required to be notarized?

No, the state of Alabama does not require the assignment of an MSO or title to be notarized.

No, the state of Alabama does not require the assignment of an MSO or title to be notarized.
Related FAQs in Title Applications, Titles
No, a bill of sale is not required to be provided for a leased vehicle.
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.
No, the state of Alabama does not require the assignment of an MSO or title to be notarized.
Yes, the lienholder’s name on the title application must agree exactly with the lienholder’s name provided on the back of the MSO or title.
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.
An applicant for Alabama certificate of title must surrender the following documents to the designated agent in order to complete an application for Alabama certificate of title: (a) the outstanding manufacturer’s certificate of origin or certificate of title that is either in the applicant’s name or assigned to the applicant and any documents which support the transfer of the vehicle to the applicant; (b) if the vehicle is currently registered in a jurisdiction which does not title such vehicles, the applicant must surrender the outstanding registration documents which substantiate ownership of the vehicle. Additional documentation may be required if it cannot be determined whether the vehicle meets federal and state safety, emissions and anti-theft standards.