The surviving spouse needs to take the original title certified death certificate photo id application for certificate of title to a motor vehicle bmv form 3774 clerk of courts surviving spouse affidavit bmv form 3773 listing vehicle make model year body type and vehicle identification number vin and the value of the vehicle and payment for title fees to the title office. The arizona motor vehicle division mvd will transfer a vehicle title into your name even if the original owner did not transfer or sign over the title before his death.
For example wisconsin allows vehicle transfers to a surviving spouse or domestic partner if the surviving spouse or partner completes two forms provides a certificate of title and pays a transfer fee.
How to get a car title when someone dies. While the documents needed does vary slightly from one state to the next you need to have all of the following in order to transfer the title in most states. Get an original certificate of title for the automobile in question if it is lost or destroyed there is a box to check get a copy of the drivers license for the person who will receive the new title. Certificate of the title.
The mvd will only transfer a vehicle title if at least 30 days has expired past the owner s death the vehicle s value doesn t exceed 50 000 and if you have the right to inherit the vehicle by will or intestate succession which implies that you. Order from probate court to transfer the vehicle. How to get an auto title when a person has died in arizona.
Get a signed affidavit pursuant to fla stat 319 28 described above. Each state has a different process for transferring vehicle titles when an owner dies. Gather the required documents to transfer the car title of a deceased person.