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Motor Vehicle

Replacement of Illegible Registration Plates

by PAN
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has provided new options for customers to replace illegible registration plates, making the process easier and more convenient. Read more

PennDOT Bulletin 24-08 - General Registration Reissuance

by PAN
PennDOT has initiated a reissuance process to replace the oldest registration plates in use, starting with plates beginning with the letters E, F, G, H, and Y during a transfer of the registration plate to a new vehicle. This process, which began in January 2018, aims to ensure that vehicles on the Read more

Driver & Vehicle Services Update

by PAN
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) issued Driver and Vehicle Services Update Bulletins 23-23 and 23-24. Read more

PennDOT Bulletin 23-21 - Registration Plate Replacement Fees

by PAN
Recently, PennDOT revised and created several forms to assist processors and to provide clarity to customers when requesting a replacement registration plate. These changes will help streamline our process, provide clarity when a fee is due with an application and make it easier for our customers to Read more

New Commercial Driver License (CDL) Skills Testing to be Implemented by PennDOT

by PAN
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has announced the implementation of a modernized commercial driver's license (CDL) skills testing system. This new system is designed to improve the accuracy and efficiency of CDL testing for commercial drivers. Read more

PennDOT Act 89 Fee Adjustments

by PAN
Act 89, which became law on November 25, 2013, biennially amends many sections of Title 75. Act 89 represents an investment in Pennsylvania’s future: increasing public safety, driving commerce, creating jobs, and providing reliable funding for our transportation needs without leaving the bill to our Read more

PennDOT announces New Functionality within Dealer and Agent Services (DAS) System

by PAN
PennDOT has announced new enhanced functionality within the Dealer Agent Services (DAS) System. This new feature will allow authorized agents and dealers to order, return, and request refunds for temporary registration plates. They can also view their account balances and inventory credits. Read more

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Expands Documents Accepted as Proof of Social Security Number

by PAN
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is expanding the documents that residents can use to prove their Social Security number when applying for a REAL ID. The new policy will allow residents to use a W-2 form, an SSA-1099 form, a non-SSA-1099 form or pay stub with applicant’s name Read more

Consumer Price Index (CPI) Fee Adjustments Announced

by PAN
Act 89, which became law on November 25, 2013, biennially amends many sections of Title 75. Act 89 represents an investment in Pennsylvania’s future: increasing public safety, driving commerce, creating jobs, and providing reliable funding for our transportation needs without leaving the bill to Read more

DLDV is back in business effective March 28

by PAN
Effective Tuesday, March 28, 2023, Integrators will restore the DLDV requirement in their systems and all agents are again required to complete the DLDV check for processes that require identification verification. Read more

Central Registration Plate Reissuance Memo

by PAN
PennDOT is now expanding the general reissuance program to include the “G” and “H” series passenger plates. These plate series were manufactured over ten years ago and many are showing their age. Read more

PennDOT Memo on the Driver’s License Data Verification (DLDV) system

by PAN
As you are aware, all agents involved with title and registration transactions have been required to use the Driver’s License Data Verification (DLDV) system and process regardless of online status. Read more

Documentary Fee Increase for 2023

by PAN
A motor vehicle dealer may charge a negotiable documentary fee ("doc fee") to prepare and complete title and registration paperwork, to collect and submit taxes, to prepare any other information associated with titling and registering a vehicle, and to comply with federal and state laws and Read more

Agents, are you enrolled in PennDOT’s Driver License Data Verification (DLDV) program?

by PAN
As of November 30, 2022, all PennDOT agents must be signed up with one of the approved integrators and be using the verification of identity system and process. Read more

PennDOT Phases in Newly-Designed Driver Licenses and Identification Cards

by PAN
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that, as part of ongoing security enhancements, PennDOT is updating the design and enhancing the security features of its driver license and identification card products. Read more

The $1.00 Purchase Price Dilemma

by PAN
When a vehicle owner declares the purchase price of a vehicle was $1.00, most likely the vehicle owner will receive a letter from the PA Department of Revenue, Bureau of Enforcement Planning Analysis & Discovery Unit. Read more

Online Registration Program Reconstructed-Flood Vehicle Processing Guide

by PAN
PennDOT has recently published PUB 880, Online Registration Program Reconstructed/Flood Vehicle Processing Guide. The publication is a new training that can be accessed on PennDOT’s Driver and Vehicle Services website. Read more

Verification of Identity by PennDOT Business Partners for Motor Vehicle Transactions

by PAN
Currently, PennDOT business partners (Agents) are required to attach a legible photocopy of the front and back of the accepted identification credentials along with any title and/or registration application submitted to PennDOT or processed through PennDOT Online Programs. Read more

PennDOT Announces New Online Service

by PAN
Individuals who have a Person with Disabilities Parking Placard now have the option to renew, receive a replacement, or update their address on their permanent placard online. Read more

Changes to Notarization Requirements for PennDOT Applications

by PAN
Act 15, signed into law on April 20, 2020, now allows for the use of an “Unsworn Declaration” to be used in place of notarization on some PennDOT applications. Read more

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