Monday, October 12, 2009

Florida: I need a paper title!

We received a call last week from someone with a title to a car in Florida. Florida is one of three states that we work with that keeps titles in electronic format for owners - this is separate from the ELT program. The other states are Virginia and Ohio.

Each of these states have certain transactions, like selling a car to another owner, that must be done with a paper title. (Some transactions do not need a paper title.) This owner needed a paper title. Unfortunately, we have nothing to do with getting paper titles printed for non-customers.

I referred him to a Florida DHSMV page to request a printed title, which is the point of this post. I directed him to the page below, since it is possible to read over the phone. :)

There is a link on that page ("Have DHSMV Print My Title") that takes you to the portal for ordering a title. That page is: