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Category: Motor Vehicle


Apr 2021

MEMO 2021-002 Alabama Title System Document Upload Feature

MEMORANDUM 2021-002 TO: All Designated Agents and Title Service ProvidersSUBJECT: Alabama Title System Document Upload Feature Effective today, all designated agents and title service providers may begin uploading titledocuments to the Alabama Title System (ALTS). Uploading title documents will eliminatepostage costs, eliminate lost documents and reduce title application processing time. Documentupload instructions are included in […]


Dec 2020

MEMO 2020-011 Alabama Bicentennial and Non-Interstate License Plates

MEMORANDUM 2020-011 TO: License Plate Issuing OfficialsSUBJECT: Alabama Bicentennial and Non-Interstate License Plates The Alabama Bicentennial Plate will no longer be available for issuance beginning January 1, 2021. At that time, please remove all license plates from your shelves and retain them for audit purposes. Registrants with this plate will be required to purchase a […]


Nov 2020

MEMO 2020-009 Uploading Supporting Title Documents

MEMORANDUM 2020-009 TO: License Plate Issuing OfficialsSUBJECT: Uploading Supporting Title Documents In September 2020, Administrative Rule 810-5-75-.42 entitled Dealer Designated Agent Records, was amended to allow designated agents to electronically submit title application packages to the department. In October 2020, the enclosed document upload specifications were provided to all licensing system vendors. The first licensing […]


Nov 2020

MEMO 2020-008 New/Redesigned License Plates for Issuance Beginning Dec. 1, 2020

MEMORANDUM 2020-008 TO: License Plate Issuing OfficialsSUBJECT: New/Redesigned License Plates for Issuance Beginning December 1, 2020 Beginning December 1, 2020, there will be a new distinctive license plate for Bishop State Community College, Donate Life Alabama, and Lurleen B. Wallace Community College. A shipment of plates was ordered for each county based on the pre […]


Oct 2020

MEMO 2020-007 New IRP Assigned Renewal Month

MEMORANDUM 2020-007TO: License Plate Issuing OfficialsSUBJECT: New IRP Assigned Renewal Month In order to ensure that International Registration Plan (IRP) registrations are evenly staggered throughout the registration year, all NEW IRP accounts will be assigned the renewal month of February and ad valorem taxes for these accounts should be collected through February 28 of each year. Ad […]


Oct 2020

MEMO 2020-006 Dealer License and Tag Changes

MEMORANDUM 2020-006TO: Licensing OfficialsSUBJECT: Dealer License and Tag Changes Last year the Alabama Legislature adopted a comprehensive bill (Act 2019-244) to update the laws impacting dealer licensing, dealer tags and other related issues. The provisions were based on recommendations by the Alabama Task Force to Combat Curbstoning to help eliminate the illegal sales of motor vehicles by unlicensed […]