Change name on title after lease buyout checklist

If you purchased the vehicle from a New York State Dealer, you do not have to go to your local DMV.  You can submit the following items and your title will be mailed to you:

Click to check/uncheck the box. completed Vehicle Registration/Title Application (MV-82) or Application for Title (MV-82TON)

Click to check/uncheck the box.proof of identity such as a NYS License, Permit, or Non-Driver ID card (must be current or not expired for more than 2 years) - Please see the DMV Document Guide for more information about acceptable additional identification.

Click to check/uncheck the box.New York State or out-of-state title with completed

    • buyer and seller information
    • odometer and damage disclosure statements for all vehicles that are 10 years old or newer

Click to check/uncheck the box.Retail Certificate of Sale (MV-50)

Click to check/uncheck the box.lien release(s), if appropriate

Click to check/uncheck the box.payment for the $50.00 fee


If you purchased your vehicle directly from your leasing company, you must bring the following to your local DMV: 

Click to check/uncheck the box.completed Vehicle Registration/Title Application (MV-82) or Application for Title (MV-82TON

Click to check/uncheck the box.proof of identity such as a NYS License, Permit, or Non-Driver ID card (must be current or not expired for more than 2 years) - Please see the DMV Document Guide for more information about acceptable additional identification.

Click to check/uncheck the box.New York State or out-of-state title with completed

    • buyer and seller information
    • odometer and damage disclosure statements for all vehicles that are 10 years old or newer

Click to check/uncheck the box.lease buyout agreement

Click to check/uncheck the box.completed Statement of Transaction – Sale or Gift of Motor Vehicle, Trailer, All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV), Vessel (Boat), or Snowmobile {Sales Tax Form} (pdf) (at NY State Department of Tax and Finance) (DTF-802) and a bill of sale – when you arrive at your local DMV, be prepared to pay sales tax  

Click to check/uncheck the box.lien release(s), if appropriate

Click to check/uncheck the box.payment for the $50.00 fee

 

The title certificate must be mailed to you; a DMV office cannot give you the title certificate.

 

For a detailed explanation of each item, go to: https://dmv.ny.gov/registration/change-name-title-after-lease-buyout 

 

Forms:

Vehicle Registration / Title Application (MV-82) https://dmv.ny.gov/forms/mv82.pdf

Application for Title Only (MV-82TON)  https://dmv.ny.gov/forms/mv82ton.pdf

Statement of Transaction {Sales Tax Form} Sale or Gift of Motor Vehicle, ATV, Vessel (Boat) or Snowmobile (DTF-802) https://dmv.ny.gov/forms/dtf802.pdf