Vehicle Title Paperwork Instructions

  • The DMV will have your paperwork and will send you notification by email or mail when the processing is complete.
  • Intstructions will be provided on how to proceed
  • 1. Title - Front Page:
  • 2. Title - Back Page - Section D (or Section E on older titles)
         "TITLE APPLICATION - SECURITY INTEREST ACKNOWLEDGEMENT" :
    • IF THERE IS A LIEN HOLDER, fill in the appropriate information
      for: "First Secured Party" and, if it applies: "Second Secured Party"
      OTHERWISE, write "NONE" where indicated.
    • Print primary name on line labeled "Printed or typed name of purchaser/owner/business (1)"
    • If applicable, print second name on line labeled "Printed or typed name of purchaser/owner/business (2)"
    • Fill out mailing address on line labeled "Mailing address - purchaser 1"
    • If applicable, fill out mailing address on line labeled "Mailing address - purchaser 2"
    • On the last line, PURCHASER signs on line labeled "Legal signature of purchaser/owner"
      (Sign in ink, only one signature required)
    • Fill out primary purchaser/owner driver license number on line labeled
      "DL/FEIN/Tribal ID/Corp ID purchaser (1)"
    • If applicable, fill out second purchaser/owner driver license number on line labeled
      "DL/FEIN/Tribal ID/Corp ID purchaser (2)"
    • Fill in the date on line labeled "Date"
  • 3. Payment. Please provide our office with a personal check, money order or cashier's check made out to "Flathead County Treasurer" (or "FCT") in the approximated amount provided. You are also able to pay using your debit or credit card. Please note that there is a 3% convenience fee associated with any card transaction.
  • 4. Contact Information (on a piece of paper or sticky note)
    • Your Name
    • Email Address (optional)
    • Contact Phone Number (in case we need to contact you during business hours)
    • Your "Plate Style" choice
  • 5. Place everything in an envelope (envelopes can be found in the lobby)
  • 6. Place envelope in the lobby drob box or into the mail:
    • DEPTARTMENT of MOTOR VEHICLES
    • 935 1st Avenue West Suite T
    • Kalispell, MT 59901







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