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What vehicles are required to be titled in the State of Alabama?

Every motor vehicle not more than 35 model years old, which is domiciled in Alabama and is required to be registered in Alabama, is required to have an Alabama certificate of title. Travel trailers and folding and collapsible camping trailers not more than 20 model years old are required to have an Alabama certificate of title. Manufactured Homes with a 2000-year model and newer are required to be titled.

EXEMPTIONS: NO Alabama certificate of title shall be obtained for:
(Section 32-8-31)

A motor vehicle more than 35 model years old
A trailer more than 20 model years old
Utility Trailers
A utility trailer is a vehicle without motive power designed to be drawn by a passenger car or pickup truck.
Boats, boat trailers, or any type watercraft
Bumper pull trailers
Modular Homes (Section 32-20-21)
Manufactured Homes (1999 and older models)
No Alabama certificate of title or registration shall be obtained for:
Farm Equipment
Special Mobile Equipment
An implement of husbandry
Trailers that are titled in Alabama include:
Travel Trailers
Folding and Collapsible Camping Trailers
Goosenecks
18 Wheelers
Horse trailers with living quarters
5th Wheels (Campers)
Log Trailers
Dump Truck Trailers

Every motor vehicle not more than 35 model years old, which is domiciled in Alabama and is required to be registered in Alabama, is required to have an Alabama certificate of title. Travel trailers and folding and collapsible camping trailers not more than 20 model years old are required to have an Alabama certificate of title. Manufactured Homes with a 2000-year model and newer are required to be titled. EXEMPTIONS: NO Alabama certificate of title shall be obtained for: (Section 32-8-31) A motor vehicle more than 35 model years old A trailer more than 20 model years old Utility Trailers A utility trailer is a vehicle without motive power designed to be drawn by a passenger car or pickup truck. Boats, boat trailers, or any type watercraft Bumper pull trailers Modular Homes (Section 32-20-21) Manufactured Homes (1999 and older models) No Alabama certificate of title or registration shall be obtained for: Farm Equipment Special Mobile Equipment An implement of husbandry Trailers that are titled in Alabama include: Travel Trailers Folding and Collapsible Camping Trailers Goosenecks 18 Wheelers Horse trailers with living quarters 5th Wheels (Campers) Log Trailers Dump Truck Trailers
Related FAQs in General - Titles, Titles

The ONE SPOT system will allow returns to be filed with ACH Debit and ACH Credit method payments only. The system will not allow an ACH Debit taxpayer to complete their return filing without completing the necessary information to authorize the ACH Debit payment. The ACH Credit payment is separate from the ONE SPOT system and must be initiated by the taxpayer through their banking institution. Returns successfully submitted for ACH Debit and ACH Credit taxpayers will be exported to the local government.

Upon the completion of the Third Party Designation Form, ALDOR can provide the returns, payments and payment data files to the authorized third party administrator.

When an electronic payment is received by ALDOR in error, the payment will post to the taxpayer’s ALDOR local tax account. ALDOR will not be able to automatically transfer these payments to the non-administered local government due to the possibility the taxpayer’s payment will reject after ALDOR has transferred the payment, causing complicated collection issues. ALDOR will need the taxpayer to advise the Department with what to do with that payment.

The only non-administered local government taxes to be processed through ALDOR will be payments received as the result of legal action, such as final assessment, garnishments, and liens, entered into when the local government was state administered. Payment data for these payments will be available during the first week (5-10 working days) of the month following the tax collection period through the ALDOR website.