How to Register (3 Steps)
When transferring ownership of a vehicle titled in Delaware, the following procedures must be taken within 30 days after the purchase:
1. Transfer Title
When the title of a vehicle must transfer between two Delaware residents, the seller fills out the Assignment of Certificate of Title area found on the back of the vehicle’s title (Section 1). Both parties must then sign the title in the same section.
2. Prepare Documents
The buyer fills out the Purchaser’s Application (Section 4) located on the back of the title, and prepares the following:
Delaware Motor Vehicle Power of Attorney – Used by vehicle owners to appoint an agent to act on their behalf and handle vehicle-related responsibilities, such as registration and title with the DMV.