Buying a Vehicle or Taking a Trade-In

Verify Title is in Customer's Name (no blank or open titles)
Dealer Internet Inquiry (Georgia Titles)
National Motor Vehicle Information System (Georgia and Out of State Titles)
Bill of Sale Sample Print from Dealer Software or ETR
Sales Tax Certificate of Exemption Form ST-5
Dealer and Seller Complete and Sign Title

Selling a Vehicle

Run OFAC Check (print copy of results for records)
Bill of Sale
Dealer and Buyer Complete and Sign Title
Title Application Form MV-1
Odometer Disclosure Statement Form GA-25
Odometer Discrepancy Affidavit Form T-107 (if odometer is incorrect)
ST-8 Certifcate of Exemption for Non Resident Purchaser (when selling vehicle to person living outside the State of Georgia)
ST-4 Certifcate of Exemption for Sale to Out of State Dealer  (when selling vehicle to an out of state dealer that is not licensed by the State of Georgia)
Inspection Form T-22B (only if vehicle is from another state and has not title)
Emissions Inspection Certificate (only if dealership is located in one of the 13 Clean Air Force counties)
Have customer sign FTC Buyers Guide, then provide copy
IRS Form 8300 (if customer pays with more than $10,000 cash, combination of verified payments totaling more than $10,000, or suspicious activity)
Complete Electronic Title Registration with Approved Electronic Title Registration Software (Computes exact TAVT)
Print Temporary Operating Permit (TOP), Apply TOP Sticker to Temporary Operating Permit, then mount Temporary Operating Permit on vehicle sold
Select Print Option in Electronic Title Registration Software to print all deal documents

Make Two Copies of Every Document, One Copy is Provided to Customer, One Copy is Stored in the Dealer Records

This page is to be used as a reference only. Be sure to complete any additional documents that may be required by your city, county, or attorney.