Sold Notice

Sold Notice

ServiceArizona is an easy way for Arizona residents to take care of Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) business any time of the day or night, from the comfort of their home or office. Currently, Arizona residents may use ServiceArizona for: online Vehicle Registration Renewals, Personalized/Specialty Plates, Fleet Registration Renewals, Address/Email Changes, ordering Replacement Driver Licenses or Identification Cards with or without an address change, obtaining a Restricted Use 3-Day Permit, viewing available Plate Credit, Driver License Reinstatement, Voter Registration, Duplicate Vehicle Registration, obtaining a 30-Day General Use Permit, Plate Refund, Vehicle Sold Notice, Vehicle Fee Recap, Citizens MVR - Title and Registration and Driver License, Insurance Verification, Tab Replacement, Off-Highway Vehicle Decal, Lien Motor Vehicle Inquiry, Emissions/Registration Fee Check, Permanent Disability Placard Replacement, Vehicle De-Insure Certificate, Schedule Travel ID Appointments, Insurance Update and Vehicle Reinstatement and for Fleet ApplicationFleet Application.

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Sold Notice is a service that allows citizens to electronically notify the Motor Vehicle Division when a vehicle has been sold, transferred ownership, or lease has ended.

The sold notice must be submitted for your own vehicle, and can only be applied to an Arizona titled vehicle or any vehicle with an annual registration type (ARO, SPI, SAR, etc.).

Note: The vehicle must be sold prior to submitting a sold notice.

The Sold Notice service includes:

  • Entering vehicle and seller’s information.
  • Entering buyer’s information and date vehicle was sold.
  • Viewing and/or printing a confirmation.
  • Completing an optional survey.

A sold notice should be submitted to MVD within 10 calendar days of the date the vehicle is sold.

Vehicle and Seller’s Information

  • Vehicle ID number (VIN)
  • Seller’s or lessee’s customer/driver license number
  • Seller’s or lessee’s name

Buyer’s Information (if known)

  • Name of buyer
  • Address of buyer
  • Date vehicle was sold (required)

Yes. If you would like to submit a sold notice by mail, please click here to view, complete, and print the sold notice form.

There is no fee to submit a sold notice.

Sold notices are automatically updated within the MVD system. This means that the record update and time of sold notice submittal are simultaneous.

A reprint of the Confirmation/Receipt for your online Sold Notice transaction can be obtained up to 14 days from the date of your online Sold Notice transaction. Click here here to reprint your confirmation/receipt.

No. In order to transfer ownership, the seller must complete the transfer information located on the back of the Certificate of Title and submit the title to the new owner.

Yes. Once the vehicle has been sold, there may be remaining fees on the license plate that may qualify you for a plate refund. Click here or go to Plate Refund to see if you are eligible.

You may pay with credit/debit/check cards. Check cards are linked to checking accounts and are accepted anywhere credit cards are accepted. Debit/Check card purchases are automatically deducted from the linked checking account.

In addition, some Kiosks are equipped with cash and check acceptors.

ServiceArizona is available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day with the exception of the following time periods:

Transactions cannot be performed during the scheduled maintenance periods:

  • Between 11:50 PM and 12:10 AM daily; and
  • Between midnight and 2:00 AM each Sunday.

If you have additional questions, please contact the Motor Vehicle Division at one of the numbers listed below.

Phoenix: (602) 255-0072
Tucson: (520) 629-9808
Elsewhere in Arizona dial:    (800) 251-5866
Hearing/Speech Impaired-TDD systems only: Phoenix (602) 712-3222
  Elsewhere (800)324-5425

Nearest MVD Office and Authorized Third Party provider
Emissions Station Locations or phone 1-877-MYAZCAR

For information regarding plate and fee to owner, click here.