To:  Tax Collectors and License Plate Agents

From:  Carl A. Ford, Director

Subject:  Changes in Procedure TL-25

Advisory Date:  10/20/06                   Implementation Date:            Immediately

Advisory Number:  T06-11



When complying with DMV Procedure TL-25, Transfer of Certificate of Title Upon Sale for Labor, Service or Storage Lien, the following changes have been updated for the newspaper advertisement:


§                     Notice that the lienor claims a lien on the vehicle for labor and services performed and storage charges, if any, and the cash sum at the date of sale which, if paid to the lienor, would be sufficient to redeem the vehicle from the lien claimed by the lienor.


§                     The requirement of the owner(s) name and address and the name and address of the customer as it appears on the repair order should no longer be placed in the newspaper advertisement.


DMV Procedure TL-25 has been updated and posted to the department’s website at:


  If you have any further questions regarding this issue, please contact your Help Desk representative.