The National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS) is a system that allows the titling agency to instantly and reliably verify the information on the paper title with the electronic data from the state that issued the title. NMVTIS is designed to protect consumers from fraud and unsafe vehicles and to keep stolen vehicles from being resold. NMVTIS is also a tool that assists states and law enforcement in deterring and preventing title fraud and other crimes. Consumers can use NMVTIS to access important vehicle history information.
NMVTIS was created to:
For background information on NMVTIS, visit Department of Justice (DOJ) - NMVTIS.
NMVTIS Program Overview, Release 1.1 (9/2010) provides the information necessary to understand the various components of the National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS). The document also describes the data inflows and outflows, the system architecture and supporting documentation for each component. If you are unfamiliar with NMVTIS, read this document before reading the detailed NMVTIS documentation below.
NMVTIS Jurisdiction Contacts (July 23, 2014)
To all NMVTIS Jurisdictions:
The NMVTIS Online and Batch Specifications documents have been updated to include process or functionality changes from the NMVTIS Re-engineering effort. The re-engineered system is NMVTIS Release 3.0. All outstanding prior change documents have also been rolled into this new release.
We have also prepared change documents for both Online and Batch Release 3.0 specification documents that will summarize what has changed.
Please respond to the AAMVA Help Desk if you have any questions.
Performing Batch Inquiries Against NMVTIS - State Implementation Guide, Release 1.2.1 (5/2014)
For other NMVTIS documentation not listed here, contact AAMVA Support.
View the map detailing jurisdiction participation for NMVTIS.