Gone To…Texas – How To Switch Your License and Auto Registration To Texas

You found a job, found a place to live and moved to Texas.  Now you have to get licensed and register your vehicle.   Before you try to register you vehicle you will need a Texas auto insurance policy.

Getting the Texas auto insurance policy is the easy part, just call us, Bound Insurance.  After you have your new auto insurance policy setup, you will need to get your vehicle inspected.  Most auto repair shops can help you with this.  Now that you have your insurance and inspection you will need to fill out a Form 130-V and head to your local county tax-assessor’s office.  Registration cost $52.75 plus whatever fees the county you are in charges and sales tax on your vehicle.

Auto Insurance Austin TX

Auto Insurance Austin TX

Getting your Drivers License in Texas will require the following:

Gather documents that verify their identity, Social Security Number, U.S. citizenship or lawful residency status, and Texas residency.

Complete the application. (This form is also available at any Department of Public Safety office)

Provide proof of Texas vehicle registration and liability insurance for all vehicles registered in the individual’s name.

Apply in person at any driver license office and bring the required documents and fees.

Pass the knowledge and driving tests, unless exempt.

To learn more about insurance requirements in Texas contact us, Bound Insurance.

For more information about Texas licensing and registration visit www.txdot.gov.






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