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Get CA DMV REG 138 2012

SELLER S OR LESSEE S LAST NAME OR COMPANY NAME DAY YR. SELLING PRICE NO CENTS WHOLE DOLLARS IF VEHICLE IS A GIFT ENTER 0 FOR SELLING PRICE X VEHICLE LICENSE OR CF NUMBER MAKE OR BUILDER YEAR MODEL VEHICLE ID OR VESSEL HULL NUMBER WARNING You must provide accurate legible information vehicle/vessel description your name/address buyer s name/address and date of sale transfer or lease return or the information SHALL NOT be updated or retained. REG 138 REV. NOTICE OF TRANSFER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY DMV DOCUMENT IMAGING USE ONLY MAIL THIS FORM TO DMV OR FILE ONLINE AT dmv.ca.gov NEW OWNER S LAST NAME OR COMPANY NAME FIRST NEW OWNER S ADDRESS APT NUMBER ODOMETER READING NO TENTHS CITY STATE ZIP CODE DATE OF SALE TRANSFER OR LEASE RETURN MO. O. BOX 942859 SACRAMENTO CA 94259-0001 FDDFTADDAFAAAFTTFATDAFATDTAADDFTATTFDFFTTTTADFADTDAAFATFAFFTTTDAA IF YOU DO NOT FILE THIS FORM ONLINE AT dmv.ca.gov COMPLETE AND MAIL THE TOP CARD TO DMV AND DETACH AND KEEP THIS PART FOR YOUR RECORDS You are required by law to notify the Department of Motor Vehicles DMV within five 5 days from the date you sell or otherwise dispose of a vehicle or vessel. This form is provided for use in reporting the sale or transfer to the Department and does not constitute application for transfer of ownership title. BEFORE YOUR NAME IS REMOVED FROM DMV S RECORDS THE NEW OWNER MUST APPLY FOR TRANSFER USING THE ENDORSED CERTIFICATE OF OWNERSHIP TITLE RECEIVED FROM YOU AND THEY MUST COMPLETE ALL TRANSFER REQUIREMENTS. When this form is properly completed and the information is recorded by DMV see WARNING on reverse side liability for parking and/or traffic violations and civil litigation resulting from operation of the vehicle/vessel after the date of sale transfer or lease return becomes the responsibility of the subsequent new owner s. You may want to verify the new owner s identification to ensure the new owner is providing you with accurate name information. Keep a copy of the completed form for your records as collection notices can be received months/ years after the vehicle has been sold do not ignore any collection notice. DO NOT MAIL A COPY OF A BILL OF SALE OR ANY OTHER DOCUMENTATION WITH THIS FORM. See Reverse for Additional Information A From CLASS LETTER POSTAGE REqUIRED P. O. BOX 942859 SACRAMENTO CA 94259-0001 FDDFTADDAFAAAFTTFATDAFATDTAADDFTATTFDFFTTTTADFADTDAAFATFAFFTTTDAA IF YOU DO NOT FILE THIS FORM ONLINE AT dmv.ca.gov COMPLETE AND MAIL THE TOP CARD TO DMV AND DETACH AND KEEP THIS PART FOR YOUR RECORDS You are required by law to notify the Department of Motor Vehicles DMV within five 5 days from the date you sell or otherwise dispose of a vehicle or vessel. This form is provided for use in reporting the sale or transfer to the Department and does not constitute application for transfer of ownership title. BEFORE YOUR NAME IS REMOVED FROM DMV S RECORDS THE NEW OWNER MUST APPLY FOR TRANSFER USING THE ENDORSED CERTIFICATE OF OWNERSHIP TITLE RECEIVED FROM YOU AND THEY MUST COMPLETE ALL TRANSFER REQUIREMENTS. When this form is properly completed and the information is recorded by DMV see WARNING on reverse side liability for parking and/or traffic violations and civil litigation resulting from operation of the vehicle/vessel after the date of sale transfer or lease return becomes the responsibility of the subsequent new owner s. If you give this form to the new owner they may never submit it to DMV on your behalf. IF YOU ARE COMPLETING THIS FORM INSTEAD OF FILING ONLINE AT dmv.ca.gov DETACH AND KEEP THIS PART FOR YOUR RECORDS AND MAIL THE TOP CARD TO DMV. DO NOT MAIL A COPY OF A BILL OF SALE OR ANY OTHER DOCUMENTATION WITH THIS FORM. See Reverse for Additional Information A From CLASS LETTER POSTAGE REqUIRED P. O. BOX 942859 SACRAMENTO CA 94259-0001 FDDFTADDAFAAAFTTFATDAFATDTAADDFTATTFDFFTTTTADFADTDAAFATFAFFTTTDAA IF YOU DO NOT FILE THIS FORM ONLINE AT dmv.ca.gov COMPLETE AND MAIL THE TOP CARD TO DMV AND DETACH AND KEEP THIS PART FOR YOUR RECORDS You are required by law to notify the Department of Motor Vehicles DMV within five 5 days from the date you sell or otherwise dispose of a vehicle or vessel. This form is provided for use in reporting the sale or transfer to the Department and does not constitute application for transfer of ownership title. 2/2012 STATE OF CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES A Public Service Agency Please Protect Yourself Submit a Notice of Transfer and Release of Liability Give Us DESCRIPTION 2. NEW OWNER S NAME AND ADDRESS LEASE RETURN 5. YOUR NAME AND ADDRESS This form may be filed online at dmv.ca.gov and a receipt can be printed ensuring it had been received. This form may also be mailed but no notification will be sent that it was received. Otherwise the information WILL NOT be updated or retained. You WILL NOT receive notification that the information was not updated or retained. Pay careful attention to write the new owner s information in the new owner section and the seller s information in the seller s section. If you have multiple vehicles or sell multiple vehicles at the same time be sure to enter the correct vehicle license plate and vehicle identification number for the correct vehicle and list the correct new owner. File this form within 5 days of the transaction taking place. Submitting this notice yourself is the best way to ensure DMV gets all the information in a timely manner. BEFORE YOUR NAME IS REMOVED FROM DMV S RECORDS THE NEW OWNER MUST APPLY FOR TRANSFER USING THE ENDORSED CERTIFICATE OF OWNERSHIP TITLE RECEIVED FROM YOU AND THEY MUST COMPLETE ALL TRANSFER REQUIREMENTS. When this form is properly completed and the information is recorded by DMV see WARNING on reverse side liability for parking and/or traffic violations and civil litigation resulting from operation of the vehicle/vessel after the date of sale transfer or lease return becomes the responsibility of the subsequent new owner s. You may want to verify the new owner s identification to ensure the new owner is providing you with accurate name information. Keep a copy of the completed form for your records as collection notices can be received months/ years after the vehicle has been sold do not ignore any collection notice. California Vehicle Code CVC 5602 states the requirements for releasing liability and may be referred to for any liability disputes. .

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