Auto Title and Divorce
Vehicle title transfers relating to divorce in Austin, TX / Travis County
In the case of a divorce your vehicle title can be transferred.
If the Divorce Decree awards the vehicle to you, you must surrender a certified copy of the Divorce Decree to apply for title. If the Divorce Decree does not award the vehicle to you, your ex-spouse must properly assign the title to you.
> WHAT YOU WILL NEED
Title and registration requirements:
It will need to be an original document.
Proof of passing safety inspection - Link
Proof of liability insurance that meets Texas liability standards. Individual applying for title transfer must be listed on policy. Digital proof is acceptable.
Completed Application for Texas Title and/or Registration - Link - signed by buyer and seller
Original title properly signed by the buyer and seller
Valid US Government-issued photo ID or Passport
Title Transfer Only. You may transfer a title without registration. Requirements:
All stated fees are estimates. There are many variables and special circumstances which can affect the final cost.
Calculated based on sale price or 80% SPV (whichever is higher) - Link
Registration fee - $80
Title fee - $33
Convenience fee - $30
Title and registration - $150* before taxes
Title transfer only - $55*
* Fees are exactly the same as you would pay at Travis County Tax Office / TxDMV with the exception of our convenience fee. Stated fees are estimates only and do not include any applicable late fees or credit/debit card transaction fees. Exact costs will be determined at time of transaction.
We are able to provide title and registration services for cars, trucks, RV’s, motorcycles, etc.
Centex Auto Title is a privately owned, for-profit business licensed to provide services on behalf of Travis County and TxDMV. If you prefer not to pay convenience fees you may complete all services we provide at the Travis County Tax Office.