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Application To Title Or Register A Vehicle (N/a)

Everything you need to know about Minnesota Form Application To Title Or Register A Vehicle (N/a), including helpful tips, fast facts & deadlines, how to fill it out, where to submit it and other related MN probate forms.

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About Application To Title Or Register A Vehicle (N/a)

There are all sorts of forms executors, beneficiaries, and probate court clerks have to fill out and correspond with during probate and estate settlement, including affidavits, letters, petitions, summons, orders, and notices.

Application To Title Or Register A Vehicle (N/a) is a commonly used form within Minnesota. Here’s an overview of what the form is and means, including a breakdown of the situations when (or why) you may need to use it:

Atticus Fast Facts About Application To Title Or Register A Vehicle (N/a)

Sometimes it’s tough to find a quick summary— here’s the important details you should know about Application To Title Or Register A Vehicle (N/a):

  • This form pertains to the State of Minnesota

  • The current version of this form was last revised on January 1, 1970

Government forms are not typically updated often, though when they are, it often happens rather quietly. While Atticus works hard to keep this information about Minnesota’s Form Application To Title Or Register A Vehicle (N/a) up to date, certain details can change from time-to-time with little or no communication.

How to file Form Application To Title Or Register A Vehicle (N/a)

Step 1 - Download the correct Minnesota form based on the name and ID if applicable

Double check that you have both the correct form name and the correct form ID. Some Minnesota probate forms can look remarkably similar, so it’s best to double, even triple-check that you’re using the right one! Keep in mind that not all States have a standardized Form ID system for their probate forms.

Step 2 - Complete the Document

Fill out all relevant fields in Form Application To Title Or Register A Vehicle (N/a), take a break, and then review. Probate and estate settlement processes in MN are long enough to begin with, and making a silly error can push your timeline even farther back. No thank you!

Note: If you don’t currently know all of the answers and are accessing Form Application To Title Or Register A Vehicle (N/a) online, be sure to avoid closing the browser tab and potentially losing all your progress (or use a platform like Atticus to help avoid making mistakes).

Step 3 - Have Form witnessed or notarized (if required)

Some States and situations require particular forms to be notarized. If you have been instructed to get the document notarized or see it in writing on the document, then make sure to hire a local notary. There are max notary fees in the United States that are defined and set by local law. Take a look at our full guide to notary fees to make sure you aren’t overpaying or getting ripped off.

Step 4 - Submit Application To Title Or Register A Vehicle (N/a) to the relevant office

This is most often the local probate court where the decedent (person who passed away) is domiciled (permanently resides) or the institution involved with this particular form (e.g. a bank). Some offices allow you to submit forms online, other’s don’t, and we while we generally recommend going in-person to expedite the process, sometimes that simply isn’t an option.

It’s also a generally good idea to establish a positive working relationship with any probate clerk (unfortunately there’s enough people & process out there making things more difficult and unnecessarily confusing for them), so a best practice is to simply ask the probate clerk proactively exactly how and where they’d prefer you to submit all forms.

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When Application To Title Or Register A Vehicle (N/a) is due

Different probate forms or processes can require different deadlines or response times for completing the appropriate form.

While some steps in the process are bound to specific deadlines (like petitioning for probate, having to submit an inventory of assets, or filing applicable notices to creditors and beneficiaries), many probate forms or processes are not tied to a specific deadline since the scope of work can vary based on situational factors or requirements involved.

Either way, there are a bunch of practical reasons why personal representatives should work to complete each step as thoroughly and quickly as possible when completing probate in Minnesota.

5 reasons you should submit this form as quickly as possible:

  1. The sooner you begin, the faster Minnesota can allow heirs and beneficiaries to get their share of assets subject to probate. Acting promptly can also decrease the costs & overall mental fatigue through an otherwise burdensome process.

    Helpful Context: What’s the Difference Between Probate and Non-Probate Assets?

  2. In general, creditors of an estate usually have around 3-6 months from the time you file notice to creditors to file any claims for debt against the deceased’s assets. If they don’t, then that debt is forfeited (and more importantly, the executor won’t be held personally responsible). So doing this sooner means you have a better idea of who is owed what and ensures you won’t get a surprise collector months later.

  3. Not filing a will within 30 days (on average) could mean that the probate process proceeds according to intestate laws (laws that govern what happens to someone's stuff without a will) or is subject to unnecessary supervision by the probate court. And if you aren't directly related to the deceased (a.k.a. next of kin), this could also mean you lose your inheritance.

  4. It’s important to file any necessary state tax returns on behalf of the deceased or estate by the following tax season in Minnesota. If you don’t, you could owe penalties and interest. This also includes any necessary federal tax returns such as Forms 1040, 1041, or even a Form 706 estate tax return.

  5. If a house in the State of Minnesota is left empty (or abandoned) for a while, insurance can get dicey. For example, if the house burns down and no one has been there for a year, an insurance company may get out of paying your claim.

If you’re not using Atticus to get specific forms, deadlines, and timelines for Minnesota probate, then try and stay as organized as possible, pay close attention to the dates mentioned in any correspondence you have with the State’s government officials, call the local Minnesota probate clerk or court for exact answers regarding Form Application To Title Or Register A Vehicle (N/a), and when in doubt— consult a qualified trust & estates lawyer for that area.

How to Download, Open, and Edit this form Online

Application To Title Or Register A Vehicle (N/a) is one of the many probate court forms available for download through Atticus.

It may also be available through some Minnesota probate court sites, such as . In order to access the latest version, be updated with any revisions, and get full instructions on how to complete each form, check out the Atticus Probate & Estate Settlement software or consider hiring a qualified legal expert locally within Minnesota.

While Atticus automatically provides the latest forms, be sure to choose the correct version of Form Application To Title Or Register A Vehicle (N/a) f using any other site or resource in order to avoid having to re-complete the form process and/or make another trip to the Minnesota probate court office.

Application To Title Or Register A Vehicle (N/a) is a .pdf, so opening it should be as simple as clicking “View Form” from within the Atticus app or by clicking the appropriate link found on any Minnesota-provided government platform. Once you’ve opened the form, you should be able to directly edit the form before saving or printing.

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Did you know?

  • Form Application To Title Or Register A Vehicle (N/a) is a probate form in Minnesota.

  • Minnesota has multiple types of probate and the necessary forms depend on the unique aspects of each estate, such as type and value of assets, whether there was a valid will, who is serving as the personal representative or executor, and even whether or not they also live in Minnesota.

  • During probate, all personal representatives and executives in are required to submit a detailed inventory of assets that must separate non-probate assets from probate assets.

  • Probate in Minnesota, especially without guidance, can take years to finish and cost upwards of $14,000.

Frequently Asked Questions about Application To Title Or Register A Vehicle (N/a)

Probate is the government’s way of making sure that when a person dies, the right stuff goes to the right people (including the taxes the government wants).

All of that stuff is collectively known as someone’s “estate”, and it’s the job of the executor or personal representative to fill out all the forms and complete all the required steps to formally dissolve the estate. 

To get instant clarity on the entire probate process and get an idea of the steps, timeline, and best practices, read the Atticus Beginner’s Guide to Probate

The best place? Create an account in Atticus to start getting estate-specific advice. 

You may need a lawyer, you may not, and paying for one when you didn’t need it really hurts. Atticus makes sure you make  the best decisions (plus you can write it off as an executor expense).

We’ve also created a list of other probate services. Be sure to check it out!

An executor is named in someone’s will, and if the deceased didn’t have a will, then the spouse or other close family relative usually steps up to fulfill the role. If no one wants to do it, then a judge will appoint someone. 

The executor is responsible for the complete management of the probate process, including major responsibilities such as:

  • Creating an inventory of all probate assets.

  • Filling out all necessary forms

  • Paying off all estate debts and taxes

  • Submitting reports to the court and beneficiaries as requested

And much more. This process often stretches longer than a year. 

For an idea of what separates executors who succeed from those who make this way harder than it should be, visit our article, Executors of an Estate:
What they do & secrets to succeeding

The Exact Text on Form Application To Title Or Register A Vehicle (N/a)

Here’s the text, verbatim, that is found on Minnesota Form Application To Title Or Register A Vehicle (N/a). You can use this to get an idea of the context of the form and what type of information is needed.

PS2000A-50 (01/2024) A APPLICATION TO TITLE/REG. A VEHICLE Minnesota Department of Public Safety Driver and Vehicle Services Division 445 Minnesota St., St. Paul, MN 55101-5185 Phone: 651-297-2126 TTY: 651-282-6555 drive.mn.gov Contact Phone Number for Customer YEAR WEIGHT STICKER NUMBER/MOTORCYCLE ENGINE NO. MODEL YEAR BODY STYLE VEHICLE COLOR WEIGHT RATING VEHICLE TYPE MAKE VEHICLE USE TYPE # PASS. FUEL TYPE NEW USED AUTO INSURANCE COMPANY POLICY NUMBER EXP. DATE DATE OF ACQUISITION EMPTY WT. # AXLES B ODOMETER DISCLOSURE STATEMENT. I (WE) CERTIFY THAT THE ODOMETER NOW READS (NO TENTHS) MILES AND TO THE DAMAGE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT. TO THE BEST OF MY KNOWLEDGE, THIS VEHICLE: BEST OF MY KNOWLEDGE, THE ODOMETER MILEAGE IS: (CHECK ONE) SUSTAINED DAMAGE IN EXCESS OF 80 PERCENT ACTUAL CASH VALUE. Has Has Not Actual mileage In excess of odometer's mechanical limits Not actual mileage - WARNING ODOMETER DISCREPANCY ASSIGNMENT: I (WE) CERTIFY THAT THIS VEHICLE IS FREE FROM ALL SECURITY INTERESTS. I (WE) WARRANT TITLE AND ASSIGN THE REGISTRATION TAX AND VEHICLE TO THE PERSON(S) NAMED IN SECTION D. SELLER'S PRINTED NAME(S) ACQUISITION DATE SELLER'S ADDRESS DEALER LICENSE # X ALL SELLER'S SIGNATURE(S) C IS THIS VEHICLE SUBJECT TO SECURITY AGREEMENT(S)? YESNO IF YES, COMPLETE SECTION C. FIRST SECURED PARTY (PRINT NAME) DATE OF LOAN For Additional Secured Parties, Attach Completed Form PS2017 STREET ADDRESS CITY ZIP CODE STATE D FIRST, MIDDLE, LAST NAME DRIVER'S LICENSE NUMBER / DEALER NUMBER DATE OF BIRTH ADDITIONAL PURCHASER(S)/OWNER(S) FIRST, MIDDLE, LAST NAME DRIVER'S LICENSE NUMBER DATE OF BIRTH RESIDENCE STREET ADDRESS CITY STATE ZIP CODE MAILING ADDRESS You can elect to receive your registration renewals by email. If you select this option, paper renewal notices will not be mailed. To elect this service please provide an email address for notices to be emailed to: F I CERTIFY BY MY SIGNATURE I HAVE PURCHASED THE VEHICLE DESCRIBED ON THIS APPLICATION. CHECK ONE: I am 17 years old and have completed an approved driver training course. I am an employed, emancipated minor and I have a Minnesota driver's license. I am 17 years old and a high school graduate. When I was a resident of a foreign state, I was the duly registered owner of the automobile or truck described on this application. (COMPLETE SECTION G) 1 of 2 E VEHICLE CLASS If more than two owners, complete a separate attachment with the additional owner's information (must provide all info as below) This section to be completed if under 18. PLATE NUMBER STICKER NUMBER VALIDATION AND OFFICE USE ONLY MODEL VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER Was this vehicle sold on private party consignment? Yes No PS2000A-50 (01/2024) A vehicle acquired by a Minnesota resident is subject to tax as soon as the vehicle is operated on a Minnesota street or highway. An automobile brought into Minnesota by a non-resident must be registered within 60 days; however, if the foreign state vehicle is not currently registered, the vehicle must be registered immediately. Tax for a non-resident is calculated 60 days from date of residency or transaction date, whichever is first; or from the date vehicle is first operated on a Minnesota road or highway. USDOT Number WERE YOU A MINNESOTA RESIDENT AT THE TIME OF PURCHASE? YESNO H BASE VALUE/MSRP or GROSS WEIGHT REGISTRATION PERIOD PURCHASER'S MOTOR VEHICLE SALES TAX DECLARATION 1. Full purchase price 2. Less trade-in allowance complete item #6 3. Net purchase price 4. 6.875% of line 3 5. Less tax paid to another state NET SALES TAX DUE 6. Trade-in was: MODEL YR. MAKE $ $ $ $ $ $ FromThrough PLATE # ADMIN/REGISTRATION TAX PLATE FEE CONTRIBUTION FEE WHEELAGE TAX TECH SURCHARGE FEE PS VEHICLE FEE TRANSFER TAX TITLE FEE LIEN FEE MV SALES TAX LATE TRANSFER PENALTY LOCAL OFFICE SURCHARGE STATE/DEPUTY FILING FEE TOTAL DUE ALL PURCHASERS/OWNERS MUST SIGN DATE DATE MN SALES TAX ACCOUNT # INTERNAL REV. CODE # (IRC) PRORATE ACCOUNT # (Sales tax due when registered) WITHOUT PROPER OWNERSHIP/TRANSFER DOCUMENTS (e.g., OUT-OF-STATE CERTIFICATE OF TITLE), NO MINNESOTA TITLE WILL BE ISSUED. I (We) certify I (we) are of legal age, have purchased this vehicle subject to liens shown and no other. This vehicle is and will continue to be insured while operating upon the public streets and highways. The vehicle will be operated in compliance with the laws that apply to its class of registration. I (we) have received a copy of this application and all of my (our) declarations are true and correct. If applicable, I (we) have knowledge of Federal and State applicable to commercial motor vehicle operation, Minn. Stat. § 221, public service commission rules 1-48 and 49 U.S.C. § 390-399, and if a transporter of hazardous materials, 49 U.S.C. §§ 171-199. DO NOT SIGN UNTIL FORM IS COMPLETED IN ENTIRETY VIN NUMBER G I Registration Quantity MN COUNTY/STATE VEH. IS KEPT REGULAR LICENSE PLATE NUMBER OF THE OTHER VEHICLE OWNED OR LEASED BY YOU: NOTE: TRAILERS AND TRUCKS REGISTERED ON A GROSS WEIGHT BASIS MUST BE REGISTERED AT A MINIMUM OF 1.25 TIMES THE EMPTY WEIGHT. † FOR TRUCKS REGISTERED AT 78,000 OR HIGHER, MUST DECLARE THE NUMBER OF AXLES ON THE FRONT OF THIS APPLICATION. FOR CLASSIC, COLLECTOR, STREET ROD & PIONEER, PLEASE INDICATE DESIRED NUMBER OF PLATES: One PlateTwo Plates 2 of 2 Tennessen Warning What is the purpose of supplying the requested information? •The information collected on this form is used to apply for a certificate of title pursuant to Minn. Stat. § 168A.02(1). Am I required to provide the requested information? •You must provide the information requested within ten days of the date of sale in order to obtain a certificate of title. See Minn. Stat. § 168A.10(2). What will happen if I do not provide the requested information? •If you do not provide the requested information, DVS will be unable to process your application for a certificate of title. Who will have access to the requested information? •DVS may disclose personal information when it relates to the operation or use of a vehicle or to public safety. The use of personal information relates to public safety if it concerns the physical safety or security of drivers, vehicles, pedestrians or property. Information on an individual provided to register a vehicle may be treated as provided by U.S.C. § 2721, and may be disclosed as required or permitted by that section. Information may be used, rented, or sold solely for bulk distribution by organizations for business purposes including surveys, marketing or solicitation. The registered owner may request, in writing, that their residence address or name and residence address be classified as private data on individuals, provided the vehicle is not registered to a business. See Minn. Stat. § 168.346(3). J IF NO, WHEN DID YOU BECOME A MINNESOTA RESIDENT? IF YES, WHEN WAS THE VEHICLE FIRST OPERATED ON A MINNESOTA ROAD OR HIGHWAY? Signature Signature I declare this tax exemption MN DEALER LICENSE # PRORATE FLEET # LEASE EXTENSION FEE REINSTATEMENT FEE SALVAGE INSPECTION FEE FARM QUARTERLY FEE SPECIAL PLATE TRANSFER FEE EXPEDITED TITLE FEE ELECTRIC VEHICLE SURCHARGE ADDITIONAL FEES: You may disclose my information for any use in response to requests for my individual driver or motor vehicle record. You may disclose my personal information for bulk distribution for surveys, marketing or solicitations.

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