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How to Get an Oklahoma Assigned Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) – VIN Number Identification

How to Get an Oklahoma Assigned Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) – VIN Number Identification

In this blog, I will show you how to get an Oklahoma assigned VIN number! The first step is to obtain a credentials. You can do so by going online or calling the DMV office. These are not always necessary but they help speed up the process and make it less frustrating for those wanting their VIN numbers in a hurry.

The second step of getting your assigned number is visiting any one of these three locations: Major Service Station, Motor Vehicle Department, or Office of Vehicles Services.

Once you have these two steps done, you can start the process which is a simple four-step process.

Oklahoma has the Department of Public Safety (DPS). Other states might call it something different, like the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV), Motor Vehicles Division (MVD), Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (HSMV), Driver Services Department (DSD), Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV), Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA), Driver and Vehicle Services (DVS), Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV), Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC), Department of Licensing (DOL), Department of Driver Services (DDS), or Department of Transportation (DOT).

 

How Do I Get an Oklahoma Assigned Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)?

1. You will need to contact the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety (DPS) at

(405) 425-2424 to request an application for an Oklahoma Assigned Vehicle Identification Number (VIN).

2. The completed application and fee of $11.00 must be submitted to:

Oklahoma Department of Public Safety

Attn: VIN Unit

P.O. Box 11415

Oklahoma City, OK 73136-0415

The first-stage manufacturer of a vehicle shall assign a vehicle identification number (VIN) to each completed or incomplete vehicle it manufactures.

The VIN identifying the completed vehicle after multi-stage manufacture shall be the first-stage manufacturer’s VIN, and shall be the only VIN which is recorded or data-entered in the files of the Oklahoma Tax Commission.

Transfer of ownership of a completed vehicle shall be made on the final-stage manufacturer’s certificate of origin.

 

What Documents Do I Need to Obtain an Oklahoma VIN?

-A completed Application for Certificate of Title and Assignment of VIN form

-The vehicle

-The out-of-state title or other ownership document

-Proof of insurance

-An odometer reading if the vehicle is less than 10 years old

-Payment for the $11 fee

-Your current out-of-state vehicle title certificate

-Proof of a passed vehicle identification number (VIN) inspection

-An Application for Oklahoma Certificate of Title for a Vehicle (Form 701-6)

-Proof of a valid Oklahoma vehicle insurance policy

-Any applicable vehicle titling fees

 

Why Should I Run an Oklahoma VIN/Car ID Check? What About a Classic Car?

1. To make sure that the car you are buying is not stolen.

2. To find out if the car has been in a major accident.

3. To see if the car has been recalled by the manufacturer.

4. To check for any outstanding recalls on the vehicle.

1. To ensure that the vehicle you are buying is not stolen.

2. To make sure that the vehicle you are buying has not been in a major accident.

3. To find out if the vehicle has any outstanding recalls or safety issues.

4. To get a detailed history of the vehicle, including information on previous owners, maintenance records, and more.

 

Oklahoma Vehicle Registration

If you are a resident of Oklahoma, you can obtain an Oklahoma assigned Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) by contacting the Oklahoma Tax Commission. The tax commission will assign you a VIN after you provide them with proof of ownership of the vehicle.

You must title your vehicle within 30 days of moving to Oklahoma and present your out-of-state vehicle title certificate. Have proof of a passed vehicle identification number (VIN) inspection and complete an Application for Oklahoma Certificate of Title for a Vehicle ( Form 701-6 ). Obtain proof of a valid Oklahoma vehicle insurance policy and pay all applicable fees.

 

Smog Certification/Vehicle Inspection in Oklahoma

Oklahoma does not require smog certifications for vehicles.

Oklahoma does not require vehicle emissions or safety tests at this time, so you do not need to get a smog certification or vehicle inspection in order to register your vehicle in the state. However, if you are moving to Oklahoma from another state that does require smog certifications or vehicle inspections, you will need to have your vehicle inspected and certified before registering it in Oklahoma.

 

Inspection Fees in Oklahoma

There are a number of fees associated with a title transfer in Oklahoma

The vehicle ownership transfer fee is the most expensive, and is $17

There are also fees for duplicate titles, insurance verification, and VIN inspection

The Oklahoma Department of Public Safety (DPS) requires a VIN inspection for all vehicles that are being titled in the state for the first time. The fee for this inspection is $11.

If you are buying a used car from a dealer, they should provide you with a VIN inspection certificate. If you are buying a used car from a private seller, you will need to get the VIN inspection yourself. You can do this by taking the car to an authorized emissions testing station or by contacting the Oklahoma DPS directly.

 

How to Transfer Your Vehicle Title in Oklahoma?

The buyer and seller of the vehicle must go to the Oklahoma MVD together to complete the back of the vehicle title

The buyer must submit the vehicle title, an application, and have a valid ID and proof of a valid OK vehicle insurance policy

The buyer will also pay the applicable vehicle title transfer fees, sales tax, and vehicle registration fees

You may be required to submit additional documents and payments at the time of the vehicle title transfer

The buyer and seller of the vehicle must go to the Oklahoma MVD together to complete the back of the vehicle title. The buyer must submit the vehicle title, an application, and have a valid ID and proof of a valid OK vehicle insurance policy. The buyer will also pay the applicable vehicle title transfer fees, sales tax, and vehicle registration fees. You may be required to submit additional documents and payments at the time of the vehicle title transfer.

 

How to Transfer Ownership of a Vehicle Without a Title in Oklahoma?

If you lose your vehicle title, you must apply for a duplicate title. You will need to provide the following information:

-The vehicle’s make, model, year and VIN number

-Your name and address

-The name and address of the person to whom you are transferring ownership

-The reason for the transfer (for example, “gift,” “sale,” etc.)

 

License Plates, Decals, & Placards in Oklahoma

To title a vehicle in Oklahoma, you need to have the following:

The Manufacturer’s Certificate of Origin (MCO)

An odometer disclosure on the MCO or an Odometer Disclosure Statement (Form 729)

A completed Application for Oklahoma Certificate of Title for a Vehicle (Form 701-6)

Lien information (if applicable)

Proof of a valid Oklahoma vehicle insurance policy

Payment for all applicable OK vehicle titling fees

 

Conclusion

Now that you know how to get an Oklahoma assigned vehicle identification number (VIN), you can begin the process of registering your vehicle in the state. Be sure to have all of the required documents and fees ready before starting the process.