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  • 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?

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?

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.

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.
Related FAQs in Title Applications, Titles
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.
The title application fee is $15.00 for each application for Alabama certificate of title for a motor vehicle. The title application fee is $20.00 for each application for Alabama certificate of title for a manufactured home. Designated agents shall add the sum of $1.50 as the commission for each application processed. License Plate Issuing Officials may also collect an additional $1.50 commission for each application processed to defray the cost of processing and mailing title applications. Certain counties may also have local fees which are due when an application for title is processed by that License Plate Issuing Official. Please contact the County License Plate Issuing Official to determine if any local fees apply.