PennDOT Informational Fact Sheets
This page is designed to help direct you to important resources related to motor vehicles. These resources come directly from www.dmv.state.pa.us and are designed to provide important information about the specified topic.
Antique and classic vehicles and vintage registration plates information
Abstract: This documents summarizes the policy for issuance of antique, classic, and vintage registration plates.
Armed Forces Personnel Pennsylvania Vehicle Registration and Driver’s License Information
Abstract: The purpose of this fact sheet is to inform
residents of Pennsylvania only, who are active duty members of the
United States Armed Forces, of their rights and privileges concerning
driver’s licenses and vehicle titles and registrations.
Bus, School Vehicle, Limousine, Taxi Registration
fact sheet outlines the usage for the five different bus registration
plates, the school vehicle registration plate, the limousine
registration plates, and the taxi registration plate issued by PennDOT.
Buying or Selling Your Vehicle in Pennsylvania
Abstract: The purpose of this fact sheet is to
inform Pennsylvania residents of the proper procedures when buying or
selling a vehicle in Pennsylvania privately or through a motor vehicle
Abstract: This fact sheet outlines the procedure for issuance of collectible vehicle registration plates.
Disposal of Abandoned Vehicles From Private Property
Abstract: This Fact Sheet provides information on disposing of vehicles which have been left on private property.
Abstract: This fact sheet explains farm vehicles and their operating requirements.
Farm Vehicle 2-Year Certificate of Exemption
Abstract: This Fact Sheet explains farm vehicles and their operating requirements.
How to Title and Register Your Out-of-State Vehicle in Pennsylvania
Abstract: This fact sheet outlines the procedures required to title and register your out-of-state vehicle in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Identification Requirements for Completion of Motor Vehicle Applications By Business Organizations or Non-Profit Corporations
Abstract: This fact sheet explains the requirements for establishing the
identity and authority of an individual for the purposes of completing
Pennsylvania Certificate of Title applications (buying or selling) on
behalf of a business organization or a non-profit corporation.
Imported and Exported Vehicles Procedures
Abstract: This fact sheet explains the procedures and documents
necessary for titling imported vehicles (also known as foreign market
vehicles or grey market vehicles) in Pennsylvania and for vehicles
currently titled in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania being exported to
another country. These procedures should be reviewed prior to importing
or exporting a vehicle.
Low Speed Vehicle Title And Registration Application Procedures
Abstract: Driver and Vehicle Services Update containing information
related to Low speed Vehicle title and registration. The service update
also contains information about several other related topics.
Mopeds, Motor-Driven Cycles and Motorcycles
Abstract: This fact sheet provides the most accurate and
up-to-date information necessary to operate and register a moped,
motor-driven cycle or motorcycle in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Vehicle Code, Title 75 Changes as a Result of Act 23
Abstract: This document discusses the amendments that have been made
to several sections of the Pennsylvania Vehicle Code, Title 75, and
effective July 17, 2014.
Photocopying of Military Identification
Abstract: This document discusses the legal issue of photocopying a military identification card.
Reconstructed Vehicle Titling Procedure
Abstract: This Fact Sheet explains the requirements for titling and registering Reconstructed (previously salvaged) Vehicles. This includes vehicles for which a Pennsylvania Certificate of Salvage has been issued, as well as out-of-state vehicles that were previously reconstructed and are now entering Pennsylvania.
Recovered Theft Vehicle Procedure
Abstract: This Fact Sheet explains the requirements for titling and registering recovered theft vehicles that qualify for the special “T” title brand designation on the vehicle’s certificate of title. It describes the documentation required for titling and registration as well as vehicle restoration requirements.
Street Rod Vehicles
Abstract: This Fact Sheet explains the titling and registration procedures for street rod vehicles being titled and registered in Pennsylvania.
Van/Mini-Van Titling and Registration Procedures
Abstract: This fact sheet explains the titling and registration procedures for van and mini-van type vehicles being titled and registered in Pennsylvania.
Vehicle Transfer after Death of Owner
Abstract: The purpose of this fact sheet is to explain the procedure to be followed upon the death of the owner of a vehicle.
Vehicle Who’s VIN Number Starts with The Letter “L”
Abstract: Update/information for all dealers that sell certain two and three-wheeled motorcycles, motor-driven cycles, motor scooters and motorized pedal cycles with a vehicle identification number that begins with the letter "L"