Repossessed Vehicle Title

Repossessed vehicle titles and tags can be obtained at your County Tag Office. The following information is required:

  • Completed and signed Form MV-1 Title/Tag Application.
  • Original valid title or manufacturer’s statement of origin.
    • Must be issued in the name from whom the vehicle was repossessed or properly assigned;
    • If repossessor is not titling the vehicle in their name, then they must assign the title to the new owner(s) using their full legal name(s).

Note:  If the vehicle is titled in another state and neither the repossessor nor buyer are a resident of this state; a Georgia title will not be issued.

  • If the repossessor is not recorded on the title as the lienholder or security interest holder, the following must be provided:
    • Legible copy of contract between the repossessor and the person from whom the vehicle was repossessed. The contract must list the vehicle as collateral showing a complete description of the vehicle, year, make, and VIN (vehicle identification number), and signed by the party from whom the vehicle was repossessed. 
    • Manufacturer’s statement of origin.
  • Completed and signed Form T-16 Affidavit of Repossession.
  • $18.00 title fee.