Title transfer transactions may be completed through the mail while our offices are closed due to the COVID-19 National Emergency.

Follow the checklist below to process your title transaction through the mail. Please mail your completed paperwork along with your original title, signed application forms and a check or money order made payable to Scott Randolph or Orange County Tax Collector to Orange County Tax Collector, P.O. Box 545100, Orlando FL 32854.

Please provide us with you contact information in case we have any questions or need to follow up with you. We process title applications in the order they are received, and our goal is to complete each application within 10 business days.

If you have any additional questions, call our Help Line at (407) 845-6200 or email us via the contact form on our Contact Us page.

Title Transfer Checklist

  • 1. Front of Florida Title Certificate

    Transfer of Title By Seller (see image below) completed and signed by the title owner (seller); needs all purchasers (buyer) name(s), sale price and date, mileage reading and no date errors.

  • 2. Purchaser (Buyer, New Owner) Application 

    All applicable sections of Form HSMV 82040 completed and signed by all applicant(s). if you are not recording a lien on your vehicle, put the word “none” in section 4.

    Page 2 of this form requires the original signature of all applicants.

  • 3. Identification for All Applications 

    A photocopy of the valid driver’s license or state ID card.

  • 4. Registration/ License Plate

    Proof of Florida insurance on the vehicle (copy of insurance card or policy preferred).

    Are you purchasing a new plate or transferring your own plate from a disposed of vehicle? Please note that either option will influence the fees due. If you have a plate to transfer, note the plate number in Section 2 of the application form.

  • 5. Payment

    Check or money order made payable to Scott Randolph or Orange County Tax Collector. Include all applicable title, sales tax and registration fees (see below).

  • 6. Your Contact Information

    Include your email address and daytime phone number in case we need to contact you.

Registration & Title Fees

To calculate your fees, use the online fee calculator. Under sales tax, be sure to select Orange County.

How To Complete A Florida Title

Image of a Florida Title.

Sections To Be Completed By The Seller

The sections to be completed by the seller only are as follows:

1 – Purchaser’s Name
2 – Purchaser’s Address
3 – Selling Price
4 – Date Sold

Odometer Disclosure, which includes:
5 – Choosing 5 or 6 digits
6 – Odometer Reading
7 – Date Read
8 – Choosing a status of Actual, In Excess, or Not Actual

9 – Seller’s Signature
10 – Seller’s Printed Name
11 – Co-Seller’s Signature (as needed)
12 – Co-Seller’s Printed Name (as needed)

Sections To Be Completed By The Purchaser

The sections to be completed by the purchaser only are as follows:

13 – Purchaser’s Signature
14 – Purchaser’s Printed Name
15 – Co-Purchaser’s Signature (as needed)
16 – Co-Purchaser’s Printed Name (as needed)