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Certificate of Title - Signatures

All signatures required on the Application for Certificate of Title and on the actual Certificate of Title when transferring ownership must be original signatures. No electronic signatures may be used.

  • When transferring ownership and the Certificate of Title is issued in the name of a business, only a person who has authority to sign shall sign the Certificate of Title. The following format shall be used on the “Signature of Seller” line as well as the “Printed Name of Seller” line: ABC Corporation by John Smith.
  • When a dealership is assigning or reassigning ownership, the name in which the dealer license is issued must be used along with the name of the person who has authority to sign. The following format shall be used on the “Signature of Seller” line as well as the “Printed Name of Seller” line: ABC Auto Group, Inc., by John Smith. The dealer number portion must be completed with the appropriate dealer license number.
  • When transferring ownership and the signor has Power of Attorney for the owner or is the Personal Representative of the owner’s estate, the following format shall be used on the “Signature of Seller” line as well as the “Printed Name of Seller” line: John Q. Public by John Doe, POA (or PR).

Questions regarding Certificate of Title - Signatures may be addressed by contacting this office at (402) 471-3918.

 

This page last revised 4/13/2010