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If the lienholder information is not provided in the assignment, will the title application be rejected by the department?

No, the lienholder information is not required in the assignment of the MSO or title, but if it is provided it must agree.

No, the lienholder information is not required in the assignment of the MSO or title, but if it is provided it must agree.
Related FAQs in Title Applications, Titles
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.
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.