DMV Services
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TCS Insurance Brokers offers some key DMV services to customers that include vehicle registration, title transfer and license plate replacement. After you buy a car, you’ll need to register it with your local Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) office.

After you buy a car, you’ll need to register it with your local Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) office.

Our DMV services are convenient for our customers. We make it easy for you to get all the car and vehicle registration information you need while avoiding the tedious DMV visits.

Do I need to register my car if I just bought it?

After purchasing a vehicle the car needs to be registered. Before you can register your vehicle you will need to:
•Have the vehicle title in your name
•Pass smog check
•Be covered by auto insurance

How does a title transfer work?

Changing ownership of any vehicle requires a transfer of title. To Transfer a Title there are two options:

Buying from a private individual
•Seller must complete the appropriate sections on the title form
•Vehicle must pass smog, unless exempt. (smog is only valid for 90 days)
•Buyer must provide ownership documents to CA DMV
•Buyer pays the transfer fee and taxes

Buying from a dealer
•Generally, car dealerships take care of all the paperwork needed to title a newly purchased vehicle in your name

How do I get a license plate replaced?

You can request a replacement if your license plate or year sticker is lost, stolen or damaged, by mail or in person.

• Complete “application for replacement plates, stickers, documents” Form REG156 and pay the replacement fees.

The Department of  Motor Vehicles assures the registration of vehicles. Before you can register your car, your vehicle will likely need to:

  • Have a title in your name.
  • Pass an emissions test or smog check.
  • Pass a vehicle safety inspection.
  • Be covered by car insurance.

Car owners have to transfer the title when, he or she buys or sells a vehicle, gifts a car, or require a name change on a car title after a marriage or divorce. TCS Insurance Brokers is at your service to transfer titles with your Department of Motor Vehicles or vehicle licensing agency.

In case your license plate has been destroyed or stolen you can order new or replacement plates. When replacing your license plate you may receive –

  • Replacement plates with the similar alphabet letters and number combination as your previous plates (with exception of motorcycles)
  • A completely different alphabet and number combination on a new general issue license plate.
Car Registration
The DMV assures the registration
of vehicles and we work with them
to register your car fast and easy.
Car Title Transfer
TCS Insurance Brokers is at your service to transfer titles with your Department of Motor Vehicles or vehicle-licensing agency.
License Plate Replacement
Were your license plates destroyed or stolen? Replace your plates or get brand new ones at your local TCS Insurance Brokers office.
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