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Title Transfer Between Spouses or Parent and Child Are Excise Tax Exempt, Maryland Safety Inspection Exempt, and the Tags Can Be Transferred

Relationships include:    
    SPOUSE to SPOUSE or to SELF and SPOUSE
    MOTHER and/or FATHER to SON or SON and DAUGHER-IN-LAW
    MOTHER and/or FATHER to DAUGHTER or DAUGHTER and SON-IN-LAW
    SON or SON and DAUGHTER-IN-LAW to MOTHER and/or FATHER
    DAUGHTER or DAUGHTER and SON-IN-LAW to MOTHER and/or FATHER

Mother and Father also include Stepmother and Stepfather.
Son and Daughter also include Stepson and Stepdaughter, Adopted Son and Adopted Daughter.


If last names are not the same, proof of relationship is required. The chain of the change of last names must be provided.
    Acceptable proof:
         Birth Certificate
         Marriage License
         Divorce Decree
         Adoption Papers
         Court-Ordered Documents



Vehicle Currently On A Maryland Title

1. Maryland Title signed by all sellers (givers).

2. Maryland Security Interest Filing or a Lien Release Statement, if there is a lien printed on the front of the Maryland title.

3. Maryland Gift Certification Form signed by all givers.

4. Current Mileage.

5. Proof of Relationship, if last names are not the same.

6. Registration Card, if transferring Maryland tags:  
    A. Tags may not always be able to be transferred.


7. Insurance Information
    A. Company and binder or policy number.

8. Driver's License:
    A. With a Maryland driver's license and if all parties have the same last name, Norman's can issue new tags, stickers and registration or transfer existing tags in five to ten minutes.
    B. Without a Maryland driver's license or Maryland soundex number, it will take Norman's one to two business days to process and obtain your tags and/or registration.




Title Transfer of All Relationship Below Avoid Excise Tax Only, Requires A Maryland Safety Inspection, And Can Not Transfer Tags

SISTER(S) to BROTHER(S) or vice versa
MOTHER-IN-LAW and/or FATHER-IN-LAW to DAUGHTER-IN LAW or SON-IN-LAW or vice versa
GRANDPARENT(S) to GRANDCHILD
GRANDCHILD to GRANDPARENT(S)

Sister and Brother also include Half Sister/Half Brother and Step Brother/Step Sister.  

If last names are not the same, proof of relationship is required.
Examples of acceptable proof:
    Birth Certificate
    Marriage License
    Divorce Decree
    Adoption
    Court-Ordered Documents




Vehicle Currently On A Maryland Title

1. Maryland Title signed by all sellers (givers).

2. Maryland Security Interest Filing or a Lien Release Statement, if a lien is printed on the front of the Maryland title.

3. Maryland Gift Certification Form signed by all givers.

4. Maryland Safety Inspection Certificate:
    A. Required for all used vehicles with the exception of Historic vehicles, Street Rod vehicles, and Farm Area vehicles.
    B.  If your vehicle is inspected at an inspection station that offers an electronic inspection service (e-inspection), you will not receive an inspection certificate.  
    C. If a carbon copy, the white/green copy is the MVA copy and the gold copy is the buyer's copy.
    D. The inspection is valid for 90 days from the date recorded on the certificate. If not recorded within 90 days, the vehicle must be re-inspected. The same inspection may be used if the vehicle is transferred within 30 days of the inspection date.
    E. If the vehicle has not passed a Maryland Safety Inspection, then you may apply for temporary tags valid for 30 days.


5. Proof of Relationship, if last names are not the same.

6. Registration Card, if transferring Maryland tags you already own in your name:
    A. If unable to locate the registration card, please bring in the physical tags.  
    B. Tags may not always be able to be transferred.


7. Insurance Information
    A. Company and binder or policy number.

8. Driver's License:
    A. With a Maryland driver's license, Norman's can issue new tags, stickers and registration or transfer existing tags in five to ten minutes.
    B. Without a Maryland driver's license or Maryland soundex number, it will take Norman's one to two business days to process and obtain
your tags and registration.



Transfer Between Aunt/Uncle to Niece/Nephew is Tax Exempt

Aunt and/or Uncle can transfer to a Niece and/or Nephew if:

    1. Vehicle currently on a Maryland title.
    2. Aunt and Uncle are at least 65 years of age.

Niece and/or Nephew can not transfer to Aunt and/or Uncle.


Vehicle Currently On A Maryland Title

1. Maryland Title signed by all sellers (givers).

2. Maryland Security Interest Filing or a Lien Release Statement, if a lien is printed on the front of the Maryland title.

3. Maryland Gift Certification Form signed by all givers.

4. Maryland Aunt/Uncle Gift Form signed by all givers.

5. Maryland Safety Inspection Certificate:
    A. Required for all used vehicles with the exception of Historic vehicles, Street Rod vehicles, some Gift Title Transfer exceptions, and Farm Area vehicles.
    B.  If your vehicle is inspected at an inspection station that offers an electronic inspection service (e-inspection), you will not receive an inspection certificate.  
    C. If a carbon copy, the white/green copy is the MVA copy and the gold copy is the buyer's copy.
    D. The inspection is valid for 90 days from the date recorded on the certificate. If not recorded within 90 days, the vehicle must be re-inspected. The same inspection may be used if the vehicle is transferred within 30 days of the inspection date.
    E. If the vehicle has not passed a Maryland Safety Inspection, then you may apply for temporary tags valid for 30 days.


6. Proof of Relationship, none required.

7. Registration Card, if transferring Maryland tags you already own in your name:
    A. If unable to locate the registration card, please bring in the physical tags.  
    B. Tags may not always be able to be transferred.


8. Insurance Information
    A. Company and binder or policy number.

9. Driver's License:
    A. With a Maryland driver's license, Norman's can issue new tags, stickers and registration or transfer existing tags in five to ten minutes.
    B. Without a Maryland driver's license or Maryland soundex number, it
will take Norman's one to two business days to process and obtain your tags and registration.



Vehicle Not On A Maryland Title

If Vehicle Has Never Been Titled In Maryland:

A gift title transfer will not apply.  See Title Transfer section.


If Vehicle Was Previously Titled In Maryland:

A gift title transfer may still apply.  Call Norman's for more information.




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