", This press release from the Governor's Office describes suspended rules that "will allow Texans to avoid penalties for failure to timely title or register a vehicle, or renew a parking placard.". AUSTIN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Texas Governor Greg Abbott is waiving certain rules and regulations for vehicle registration, titling and parking placards for people with disabilities durning the COVID-19 outbreak. Please take our patron satisfaction survey! This announcement does not apply to driver license or ID services provided by the Texas Department of Public Safety (TxDPS), or services provided by local county tax offices. The reopening of DL offices will happen in a phased approach". This may include submitting the transaction by mail versus in person. The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will reopen some of its regional service centers beginning Tuesday, May 26, 2020, with new office health and safety procedures in place. You may contact your local county tax office for a status of your registration renewal. State of Texas | Statewide Search | Report Fraud in Texas | Texas Statutes, Site Map | Library Policies | Accessibility | Employment Opportunities, 205 West 14th Street, Austin, Texas 78701-1614 To obtain forms to download, print, and complete before your appointment, please see https://www.txdmv.gov/forms. The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) continues to monitor the impacts of the COVID-19/Coronavirus closely and is working with state officials, county tax assessor-collectors, and others to maintain or restore services in affected areas. Copyright by the Texas State Law Library. Customers will be served by appointment only. For more information about Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19), please visit texas.gov/covid19. All rights reserved. Additionally, the requirements to obtain a 72-/144-hour temporary registration permit also are suspended for those commercial motor vehicles that are not eligible for IRP registration. BELTON, Texas — The Bell County Vehicle Registration Office in Belton will be closed to in-person, walk-in services after more office employees tested positive for COVID-19. Missed appointments must be rescheduled. Please ensure you include the $2.00 payment. In addition, the department has extended the period in which a previously completed 68-A can be accepted. So are the experts, For some Dallas-area charities, COVID interrupts Thanksgiving tradition of feeding the hungry, How a hands-on, student-led schooling model translated into the virtual learning environment, Inside Christmas-themed bar Tipsy Elf, open for a short time in Dallas’ Oak Cliff, contact the Texas Department of Public Safety, Is Kane Brown Dak’s doppelganger? For information on or assistance with these services, please contact TxDPS or your local county tax office. Many county tax assessor offices are closed to the public. Please complete all necessary forms before arriving for your appointment. Dealers have been provided instructions on how to handle title applications when the county selected by the purchaser is closed. County tax offices provide some services on behalf of TxDMV, however they are independently staffed and operated at the county level. BELTON, Texas — The Bell County Vehicle Registration Office in Belton will be closed to in-person, walk-in services after more office employees tested positive for COVID-19. How can I find information about traveling in Texas? 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Appointments can still be made with the Temple and Killeen offices by visiting the Bell County Tax Assessor-Collector website. ", This pres release announces that the Governor has "directed the Department of Public Safety (DPS) to temporarily waive expiration dates for Driver Licenses, Commercial Driver Licenses, and other identification forms." This may include submitting the transaction by mail versus in person. Statewide law enforcement agencies have been notified of the waiver. Texans are receiving a temporary extension of 60 days to register or title a vehicle or renew a parking permanently disabled placard in a timely manner, according to press releases issued late Monday afternoon by Abbott and the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles. Governor Abbott also granted a temporary extension for an individual with an expired 30-day temporary permit to obtain another permit or Texas registration. An employee said only ten people are allowed in the building at any given time. Ask us! A Certified Copy of Texas Title replaces the original Texas Certificate of Title and any previously issued Certified Copy of Texas Title.