Form VTR-203 "Bill of Sale for a Junk Motor Vehicle" - Texas

Form VTR-203, Salvage Vehicle Dealer Bill of Sale for a Junk Motor Vehicle, is a document used by salvage vehicle dealers during the transfer of junk vehicles. This form was released by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) on May 1, 2020, and can be downloaded via the link below.

Form VTR-203 contains the description of the junk vehicle, the salvage vehicle dealer and the metal recycler's personal details, and description of the vehicle delivering the junk vehicle. The dealer surrenders the ownership evidence for the junk vehicle to the TxDMV, and the recycler confirms it was destroyed on the date mentioned in writing. The form must be sent to the TxDMV within 60 days.

Below you will find a list of related forms and reasons for completing them:

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Does Form VTR-203 Have to Be Notarized in Texas?

The state of Texas does not require a notary public's certification for Form VTR-203 but it is generally a good idea to have a notary or witness to a sale in order to confirm the transaction has taken place. This can save any potential trouble which might occur should the seller or buyer contest the transaction at a later date.

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Bill of Sale for aJunk Motor Vehicle
Instructions
Dealers or Used Automotive Parts Recyclers
This form may only be used by a dealer or used automotive parts recycler to transfer a junk vehicle if the title for the
junk vehicle was surrendered to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) on the Surrendered Ownership
Evidence for Vehicles to be Dismantled, Scrapped, or Destroyed (Form VTR-340).
Metal Recyclers
Complete the “Metal Recycler Certification” following the vehicle’s permanent destruction, and surrender this form to
a TxDMV Regional Service Center before the 61
st
day following the permanent destruction of the motor vehicle on the
Surrendered Ownership Evidence for Vehicles Permanently Destroyed (Form VTR-340-M).
Junk Vehicle Information
Vehicle Identification Number
Year
Make
Body Style
Model
Dealer or Used Automotive Parts Recycler Information
Entity Name (as listed on license)
License Number
Address
City
State
Zip
Metal Recycler Information
Entity Name (as listed on license)
License Number
Address
City
State
Zip
Delivery Information
– Vehicle Delivering the Junk Vehicle
License Plate State and Number
Date of Delivery
Certification
– State law makes falsifying information a third degree felony
I certify the facts contained herein are true and correct to the best of my knowledge, the ownership evidence for the above listed
junk vehicle was surrendered to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles in accordance with Transportation Code, Chapter 501,
and Occupations Code, Chapter 2302, and I am transferring the vehicle to the above listed metal recycler.
Signature of Entity’s Authorized Agent
Printed Name (Same as Signature)
Date
Metal Recycler Certification
– State law makes falsifying information a third degree felony
I certify the facts contained herein are true and correct to the best of my knowledge, the dealer or used automotive parts recycler
listed above transferred the junk vehicle listed above, and the junk vehicle was permanently destroyed on the date provided below.
Signature of Entity’s Authorized Agent
Printed Name (Same as Signature)
Date of Destruction
VTR-203 Rev 05/20
Form available online at www.TxDMV.gov
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Bill of Sale for aJunk Motor Vehicle
Instructions
Dealers or Used Automotive Parts Recyclers
This form may only be used by a dealer or used automotive parts recycler to transfer a junk vehicle if the title for the
junk vehicle was surrendered to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) on the Surrendered Ownership
Evidence for Vehicles to be Dismantled, Scrapped, or Destroyed (Form VTR-340).
Metal Recyclers
Complete the “Metal Recycler Certification” following the vehicle’s permanent destruction, and surrender this form to
a TxDMV Regional Service Center before the 61
st
day following the permanent destruction of the motor vehicle on the
Surrendered Ownership Evidence for Vehicles Permanently Destroyed (Form VTR-340-M).
Junk Vehicle Information
Vehicle Identification Number
Year
Make
Body Style
Model
Dealer or Used Automotive Parts Recycler Information
Entity Name (as listed on license)
License Number
Address
City
State
Zip
Metal Recycler Information
Entity Name (as listed on license)
License Number
Address
City
State
Zip
Delivery Information
– Vehicle Delivering the Junk Vehicle
License Plate State and Number
Date of Delivery
Certification
– State law makes falsifying information a third degree felony
I certify the facts contained herein are true and correct to the best of my knowledge, the ownership evidence for the above listed
junk vehicle was surrendered to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles in accordance with Transportation Code, Chapter 501,
and Occupations Code, Chapter 2302, and I am transferring the vehicle to the above listed metal recycler.
Signature of Entity’s Authorized Agent
Printed Name (Same as Signature)
Date
Metal Recycler Certification
– State law makes falsifying information a third degree felony
I certify the facts contained herein are true and correct to the best of my knowledge, the dealer or used automotive parts recycler
listed above transferred the junk vehicle listed above, and the junk vehicle was permanently destroyed on the date provided below.
Signature of Entity’s Authorized Agent
Printed Name (Same as Signature)
Date of Destruction
VTR-203 Rev 05/20
Form available online at www.TxDMV.gov
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