Thursday, February 23, 2017
     

Treasurer > Motor Vehicles Division

Regular and Commercial Motor Vehicle Applications


Renewal Deadlines

 
Jan 1 to Feb 28 Heavy Trucks/Trailers showing tag expiration of Dec 31

Passenger Trucks (less than 12,000 lbs), Autos and Recreational Vehicles are on staggered registrations. Their expiration is determined by the surname, business name or lease name that is listed as first owner.

Jan 15 to Feb 28 A
Feb 15 to Mar 31 B
Mar 15 to Apr 30 C D
Apr 15 to May 31 E F G
May 15 to June 30 H I
June 15 to July 31 J K L
July 15 to Aug 31 M N O
Aug 15 to Sept 30 P Q R
Sept 15 to Oct 31 S
Oct 15 to Nov 30 T V W
Nov 15 to Dec 31 U X Y Z

A $1.00 penalty is assessed for each month that the renewal is late. Interest is charged on the taxes at the current rate prescribed by law.

 

Don't forget your proof of insurance!

Basic Titling Requirements

Documents needed to register a vehicle that is purchased or gifted with a Kansas title or is Brand New.

1. Clear title that is assigned, includes the bill of sale and odometer statement with signatures from both the buyer and seller.
a. Separate bill of sale needed if it is not included on the title and must be signed by both the buyer and the seller.
b. Affidavit that would exempt vehicle from sales tax
c. Kansas VIN inspection, if title is marked non-highway/salvage and you wish to tag.
2. Proof of Insurance
3. Proof of sales tax paid if purchased from dealer
4. Other documentation may be needed for purchases out of the ordinary
a. trust papers
b. lien releases
c. inspection for out of state titles or non-highway titles
d. affidavits dictated by paper work not in order


Documents needed to register a vehicle coming in from another state with same owner.

1. Title -if there is no lien holder
    Current Registration- if the title is with lien holder (please provide lien holder address) or a copy of front and back of title faxed directly from the lienholder to   the Treasurer's office.
2. Kansas inspection upon application, if no lien holder or if lien holder can fax a copy of the title.
3. Proof of insurance
4. Other documentation if making changes or paper work not in order

 

Documents needed to register a vehicle coming in from another state as a new purchase.

1. Clear title that is assigned, includes the bill of sale and odometer statement with signatures from both the buyer and seller.
a. Separate bill of sale needed if it is not included on the title and must be signed by both the buyer and the seller. If from dealer, then an invoice.
b. Affidavit that would exempt vehicle from sales tax.
c. Kansas VIN inspection.

2.  Proof of Insurance
3. Other documentation may be needed for purchases out of the ordinary.
a. trust papers
b. lien releases
c. inspection for out of state titles or non-highway titles
d. affidavits dictated by paper work not in order

Titling vehicles with liens

Vehicles that have liens will not be issued a paper title.  Until the lien is paid off, the title sits on the State Motor Vehicle Records as an "E-Title"
 

What if I purchase a vehicle that has an e-title and the title has not been released yet? 

You may purchase a termporary permit with the following:

  1. A copy of the previous owner's registration showing the e-title status.
  2. A form TR-39A, E-Title Sales agreement, completed.
  3. Proof of insurance.

  

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