CALIFORNIA DMV TITLE TRANSFER
HOW TO TRANSFER YOUR CALIFORNIA TITLE
In order to transfer title in California you need the title or form Reg 227 Application for Duplicate Title. Your can also use a bill of sale reg 262 if it is from the owner. If you have lost any ownership documents, we can still help you transfer your california title, however we will need to do a title reconstruction.
Your vehicle will need to have a smog inspection in most cases in order to be transferred. The seller is responsible for the smog inspection and it has to have been smogged within the last 90 days. There are some exceptions, such as a family transfer. We can get you an operating permit in most cased if the vehicle has failed smog.
Bring all of your documents into our office and we can transfer your California title to you instantly!