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New Title and Title Transfers in Arkansas

How to get a new and transfer title in Arkansas


When you receive your car title it is a legal representation that you can drive your car and that you own it. When you go to purchase a new vehicle you must get a new title in Arkansas within 30 days. If you are selling a car or giving it as a gift you will need to tranfer over your title to the new owner.

Getting a title for a new vehicle:

When you go to buy a new vehicle the dealer will usually take care of the paperwork and fees associated with getting a new title. If you decide you would like to handle the process on your own you have that option available.

Tranferring a title on a used vehicle:

  • The current title with the donor signing the title over to you. The title must include the federal odometer disclosure if the vehicle is less than ten years old.
  • You must have a completed bill of Sale signed by the new owner and previous owne and make sure to get it notarized.
  • If there is no proof of the odometer reading on the title and the vehicle is less than 10 years old make sure to obtain an odometer statement and include that.
  • The application completed.
  • The original or copy of the vehicle's financing statement or security agreement.
  • Proof of liability insurance coverage.
  • Proof that you paid property taxes.
  • A certificate of vehicle identification number.

Fees:

  • Title fee is $5.
  • Transfer fee is $1.
  • Lien filing fee is $0.50.
  • Sales and use tax of 6% of the taxable purchase price if the gross purchase price is equal to or exceeds $2500.
  • Local taxes may be applicable depending on the city or county of residence.