Form BRT-003 "Certification of Authority to Transfer Watercraft Registration/Title When the Owner Is Deceased" - Virginia

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Download Form BRT-003 "Certification of Authority to Transfer Watercraft Registration/Title When the Owner Is Deceased" - Virginia

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DEPARTMENT OF GAME AND INLAND FISHERIES - CLIENT SERVICES
P.O. BOX 9930, HENRICO, VA 23228-9930
TELEPHONE: (866) 721-6911 WEBSITE: WWW.DGIF.VIRGINIA.GOV
CERTIFICATION OF AUTHORITY TO TRANSFER WATERCRAFT REGISTRATION/TITLE
WHEN THE OWNER IS DECEASED
As evidence of my/our authority to transfer the registration/title of VA
Ft
Inches
(Make of Vessel)
(Length)
(Hull Identification Number)
This is now registered/titled in the name of (Decedent’s Name):
(Residence)
Street
City or Town
State
Zip
Who became deceased on the
day of
, 20_______
I certify that:
1.
The vessel described herein is property belonging to the estate of the deceased.
2.
There is no administrator or executor of the estate of the deceased, and no executor or administrator is expected to be named.
3.
All of the decedent’s debts have either been paid in full or the proceeds from the sale of this vessel will be used to apply against his debts.
4.
The following are the names of all persons, all of whom are 18 years of age or older having an interest in the above described vessel:
1. PRINT FULL LEGAL NAME
4. PRINT FULL LEGAL NAME
2.
PRINT FULL LEGAL NAME
5. PRINT FULL LEGAL NAME
3. PRINT FULL LEGAL NAME
6. PRINT FULL LEGAL NAME
I/We, being the person(s) listed above as having a legal interest in the vessel described on this form who are of legal age, herby consent to the
transfer of title of the vessel by the below named heir. (Signatures of those listed as persons who have an interest in the vessel.)
.
SIGNATURE
4. SIGNATURE
1
2. SIGNATURE
.
SIGNATURE
5
3. SIGNATURE
6. SIGNATURE
I/We also certify and affirm that all information presented in this form is true and correct, that any documents I have presented to DGIF are genuine,
and that the information included in all supporting documentation is true and accurate. I make this certification and affirmation under penalty of
perjury and I understand that knowingly making a false statement or representation on this form is a criminal violation.
PRINT NAME OF HEIR
SIGNATURE OF HEIR
DATE
THIS FORM CANNOT BE USED IF THERE IS AN ADMINISTRATOR OR EXECUTOR OF THE ESTATE
BRT-003 Certification when Owner is Deceased May 2017
DEPARTMENT OF GAME AND INLAND FISHERIES - CLIENT SERVICES
P.O. BOX 9930, HENRICO, VA 23228-9930
TELEPHONE: (866) 721-6911 WEBSITE: WWW.DGIF.VIRGINIA.GOV
CERTIFICATION OF AUTHORITY TO TRANSFER WATERCRAFT REGISTRATION/TITLE
WHEN THE OWNER IS DECEASED
As evidence of my/our authority to transfer the registration/title of VA
Ft
Inches
(Make of Vessel)
(Length)
(Hull Identification Number)
This is now registered/titled in the name of (Decedent’s Name):
(Residence)
Street
City or Town
State
Zip
Who became deceased on the
day of
, 20_______
I certify that:
1.
The vessel described herein is property belonging to the estate of the deceased.
2.
There is no administrator or executor of the estate of the deceased, and no executor or administrator is expected to be named.
3.
All of the decedent’s debts have either been paid in full or the proceeds from the sale of this vessel will be used to apply against his debts.
4.
The following are the names of all persons, all of whom are 18 years of age or older having an interest in the above described vessel:
1. PRINT FULL LEGAL NAME
4. PRINT FULL LEGAL NAME
2.
PRINT FULL LEGAL NAME
5. PRINT FULL LEGAL NAME
3. PRINT FULL LEGAL NAME
6. PRINT FULL LEGAL NAME
I/We, being the person(s) listed above as having a legal interest in the vessel described on this form who are of legal age, herby consent to the
transfer of title of the vessel by the below named heir. (Signatures of those listed as persons who have an interest in the vessel.)
.
SIGNATURE
4. SIGNATURE
1
2. SIGNATURE
.
SIGNATURE
5
3. SIGNATURE
6. SIGNATURE
I/We also certify and affirm that all information presented in this form is true and correct, that any documents I have presented to DGIF are genuine,
and that the information included in all supporting documentation is true and accurate. I make this certification and affirmation under penalty of
perjury and I understand that knowingly making a false statement or representation on this form is a criminal violation.
PRINT NAME OF HEIR
SIGNATURE OF HEIR
DATE
THIS FORM CANNOT BE USED IF THERE IS AN ADMINISTRATOR OR EXECUTOR OF THE ESTATE
BRT-003 Certification when Owner is Deceased May 2017
INSTRUCTIONS FOR:
CERTIFICATION OF AUTHORITY TO TRANSFER WATERCRAFT REGISTRATION/TITLE
WHEN THE OWNER IS DECEASED
If there is no executor or administrator, the Certification on the reverse must be used.
1.
Complete the Certification of Authority form.
(This is to be completed by the individual who is handling the transfer of the vessel)
a.
Complete the description of the vessel
b.
List the deceased name, current address and when they became deceased.
c.
List any persons with interest in the vessel (surviving spouse and any legal heirs)
d.
Those listed as “person(s) with interest in the vessel” must sign giving the heir authority to sign the Certificate of Title
to a Vessel to whomever the boat is being reassigned or sold to.
Note: The individual who completes this form should not be included in the list of “other persons having an interest in the
vessel” and should only sign the Certification as Heir.
2.
If the deceased left a will, but no one is expected to be appointed as administrator or executor of the estate, the only persons
required to complete the form are those named in the will (legatees) who will receive the vessel. A copy of the will must
accompany the application.
3.
If the decedent died intestate (without a will), only the surviving spouse and any children (of legal age) of the deceased from
current or a previous marriage are required to complete the form.
4.
The person who is to have the vessel titled in their name(s) must submit the following:
a.
The completed Certification of Authority
b.
A completed application,
c.
A bill of sale or change in status form (if the boat was not previously titled)
d.
The Certificate of Title to a Vessel: with the Assignment of Title completed and signed by the heir listed on the
Certification. (Heir would sign as seller listing the name of whom the boat is to be assigned to on the Purchaser’s line)
e.
A copy of the Death Certificate
f.
A copy of the Will (if applicable)
g.
Any fees
29.1-717.3. Transfer of title when no qualification on estate. - If the holder of a certificate of title is dead and there has been no qualification on his
estate, a transfer may be made by a legatee or distributee if there is presented to the Department a statement made by the legatee or distributee to the
effect that there has not been and there is not expected to be a qualification on the estate and that the decedent's debt's have been paid or that the
proceeds from the sale of the watercraft will be applied against his debts. The statement shall contain the name, residence at the time of death, and
date of death of the decedent, and the names of any other persons having an interest in the watercraft for which the title is sought to be transferred. If
these persons are of legal age, they shall signify in writing their consent to the transfer of the title.
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