An ohio certificateof title must be presented to register an off highway motorcycle or apv. Proof of ownership for a renewal or transfer registration for a snowmobile may be verifiedwith a dealer s bill of sale or a snowmobile mopedaffidavitform bmv 5706 any deputy.
Ohio allows lienholders to retain certificates of title in either a digital or paper format.
How to get title for atv with bill of sale in ohio. Have them file for a replacement title. It depends on what state you re in. Hopefully you received a bill of sale when you purchased the atv.
Step 2 transport the motorcycle to the state patrol office and ask to have the vin verified by a trooper and show your bill of sale. The seller can apply for a replacement title with the registration office and sign over to you after the purchase is complete. Typically this is done by signing the transfer by owner or assignment section on the rear of the original title.
Ohio residents can go to a title clerk of their choosing regardless of their county of residence. When purchasing or selling an atv utv or dirt bike in ohio you always want to document the transfer of vehicle from the seller to the buyer. Obtain a replacement title form from the nearest ohio department of public safety or print one from their website.
For apvs or off highway motorcycles purchased from an ohio dealership the dealer must make application for the certificate of title on the buyer s behalf. The easiest is if you know who the previous owner is. By law the dealer is required to file application for title within 30 days after assignment or delivery of the motor vehicle.
In the event that the original title is not available you can still purchase the atv with a bill of sale. For registration requirements click here. Lienholder has the title in ohio the title for a vehicle that was purchased with financing will be held by the lender until the loan is paid in full.