Form VTR-264 "Repossessed Motor Vehicle Affidavit" - Texas

What Is Form VTR-264?

Form VTR-264, Repossessed Motor Vehicle Affidavit, is a legal document that is supposed to be used in Texas when a motor vehicle is being repossessed. The purpose of the affidavit is to collect information about the lienholder and the motor vehicle, and pass it to the county tax assessor-collector's office in order for them to make a record.

Alternate Names:

  • Texas Repo Affidavit;
  • Texas Reposition Affidavit

This form is supposed to be completed by the lienholder or an authorized agent of the lienholder. This affidavit was released by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles and was last revised on August 1, 2016. A fillable Texas Repo Affidavit is available for download below.

Generally, before submitting the affidavit, the filer (the lienholder or their agent) is supposed to attach applicable documents to it. The full list of attachments will depend on the method of repossession and on the circumstances of the situation. The Texas Reposition Affidavit contains notes that are supposed to help the filer to figure out which documents they will need.

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Texas Repo Affidavit Instructions

Completing Form VTR-264 is a straightforward process. The affidavit contains several parts, namely:

  1. Instructions. This part of the document provides the filer with the guidelines on how to complete the form and where to submit it.
  2. Information About the Vehicle. Here the filer must designate the vehicle identification number, its year, make, body style, and model. This information is needed for identifying the vehicle.
  3. Information About the Lienholder. In this section of the affidavit, the filer must indicate the name of the lienholder and their contact details, which includes their email, telephone number, and address. Additionally, the filer must state the name of the authorized agent of the lienholder and the date of repossession.
  4. Method of Repossession. Filers are supposed to use this part of the form to designate the method of repossession. The filer must choose from the options presented on the form and check the appropriate box.
  5. Certification. Here, the filer must state that the information they presented in the form is true and correct. To do so, they must sign and date the document. If the document is signed by the agent of the lienholder, they must attach evidence of the authority, i.e., Power of Attorney.
  6. Notary Public Verification. The contents of the document and the signature of the filer must be confirmed by the notary public. They must sign under the statement that everything mentioned above is valid, put the notary stamp on the affidavit, and sign it.
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Repossessed Motor Vehicle Affidavit
Instructions
This form must be completed when a vehicle is repossessed. All fields are required to be completed. Select the applicable “Method
of Repossession” and attach any required documentation, if applicable. This completed form must be submitted to a county tax
assessor-collector's office in addition to all other required documents at the time of title transfer.
Vehicle Information
Vehicle Identification Number
Year
Make
Body Style
Model
Lienholder Information
Name of Lienholder
Phone Number
Date of Repossession
Authorized Agent Name
Email
Address
City
State
Zip
Method of Repossession – check applicable box
Terms of Security (Lien) Agreement
If the lienholder repossessing the vehicle is recorded on the Texas title, the lienholder may reassign the title to a
subsequent purchaser. If the lienholder is not recorded on the Texas title, the lienholder (dealer included) must apply for
a Texas title in their name with a certified copy of the security agreement before transferring the vehicle.
Sequestration
The original or a certified copy of the Sheriff's Bill of Sale must be submitted with the title application. (A Writ of
Sequestration ordering a sheriff or constable to seize property may be issued by judges and clerks of the d istrict and
county courts and justices of the peace.)
Floor Plan Lien
Dealership Name
Dealer’s General Distinguishing Number
A “floor plan” lien covers vehicles in a dealer’s inventory. If the dealer is in default under the terms of the security
agreement, the lienholder may repossess and transfer ownership without securing title in the dealer’s name. In such
instances, an Application for Texas Title and/or Registration (Form 130-U) in the name of the purchaser must be
supported by the following documentation:
Manufacturer’s Certificate of Origin or Certificate of Title properly assigned to the dealership and reassigned to
the purchaser by the lienholder, and
Security Agreement or UCC Financing Statement (Form UCC1).
Certification- State law makes falsifying information a third degree felony
I, the authorized agent for the lienholder listed above, certify the statements herein are true and correct and the vehicle described
above was repossessed.
Signature of Authorized Agent
Printed Name (Same as Signature)
Date
Before me, a notary public, on this day personally appeared
,
NOTARY
known to me to be the person whose name is subscribed on this document, and being by me first duly
sworn, declared that the statements herein contained are true and correct.
STAMP
HERE
State of Texas, County of
Notary Public’s Signature
Date
VTR-264 Rev 08/16
Form available online at www.TxDMV.gov
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Repossessed Motor Vehicle Affidavit
Instructions
This form must be completed when a vehicle is repossessed. All fields are required to be completed. Select the applicable “Method
of Repossession” and attach any required documentation, if applicable. This completed form must be submitted to a county tax
assessor-collector's office in addition to all other required documents at the time of title transfer.
Vehicle Information
Vehicle Identification Number
Year
Make
Body Style
Model
Lienholder Information
Name of Lienholder
Phone Number
Date of Repossession
Authorized Agent Name
Email
Address
City
State
Zip
Method of Repossession – check applicable box
Terms of Security (Lien) Agreement
If the lienholder repossessing the vehicle is recorded on the Texas title, the lienholder may reassign the title to a
subsequent purchaser. If the lienholder is not recorded on the Texas title, the lienholder (dealer included) must apply for
a Texas title in their name with a certified copy of the security agreement before transferring the vehicle.
Sequestration
The original or a certified copy of the Sheriff's Bill of Sale must be submitted with the title application. (A Writ of
Sequestration ordering a sheriff or constable to seize property may be issued by judges and clerks of the d istrict and
county courts and justices of the peace.)
Floor Plan Lien
Dealership Name
Dealer’s General Distinguishing Number
A “floor plan” lien covers vehicles in a dealer’s inventory. If the dealer is in default under the terms of the security
agreement, the lienholder may repossess and transfer ownership without securing title in the dealer’s name. In such
instances, an Application for Texas Title and/or Registration (Form 130-U) in the name of the purchaser must be
supported by the following documentation:
Manufacturer’s Certificate of Origin or Certificate of Title properly assigned to the dealership and reassigned to
the purchaser by the lienholder, and
Security Agreement or UCC Financing Statement (Form UCC1).
Certification- State law makes falsifying information a third degree felony
I, the authorized agent for the lienholder listed above, certify the statements herein are true and correct and the vehicle described
above was repossessed.
Signature of Authorized Agent
Printed Name (Same as Signature)
Date
Before me, a notary public, on this day personally appeared
,
NOTARY
known to me to be the person whose name is subscribed on this document, and being by me first duly
sworn, declared that the statements herein contained are true and correct.
STAMP
HERE
State of Texas, County of
Notary Public’s Signature
Date
VTR-264 Rev 08/16
Form available online at www.TxDMV.gov
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