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Vehicle Titles

Titling a Motor Vehicle

Buying and Titling a New Motor Vehicle in Ohio

When you buy a new motor vehicle from an Ohio dealership, the dealer will handle the vehicle title and registration paperwork for you.

  • By law, your dealer is required to provide you with your new title within 30 days of your vehicle purchase.
  • The buyer will pay sales and use tax on the purchase price of the vehicle.

Prior to completing the title transfer, the transferor and transferee must verify the accuracy of the odometer listing and all other information on the certificate of title.

What Do I Need to Bring to the Title Office?

Ohio Revised Code: 2921.13 4505.06

Have Questions?

Please contact us at (614) 752-7671 or email Ask Titles

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