Virginia Probate Form

Application Of Title And Registration (N/a)

Everything you need to know about Virginia Form Application Of Title And Registration (N/a), including helpful tips, fast facts & deadlines, how to fill it out, where to submit it and other related VA probate forms.

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About Application Of Title And Registration (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 Of Title And Registration (N/a) is a commonly used form within Virginia. 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 Of Title And Registration (N/a)

Sometimes it’s tough to find a quick summary— here’s the important details you should know about Application Of Title And Registration (N/a):

  • This form pertains to the State of Virginia

  • The current version of this form was last revised on July 1, 2021

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 Virginia’s Form Application Of Title And Registration (N/a) up to date, certain details can change from time-to-time with little or no communication.

How to file Form Application Of Title And Registration (N/a)

Step 1 - Download the correct Virginia 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 Virginia 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 Of Title And Registration (N/a), take a break, and then review. Probate and estate settlement processes in VA 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 Of Title And Registration (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 Of Title And Registration (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 Of Title And Registration (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 Virginia.

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

  1. The sooner you begin, the faster Virginia 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 Virginia. 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 Virginia 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 Virginia 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 Virginia probate clerk or court for exact answers regarding Form Application Of Title And Registration (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 Of Title And Registration (N/a) is one of the many probate court forms available for download through Atticus.

It may also be available through some Virginia 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 Virginia.

While Atticus automatically provides the latest forms, be sure to choose the correct version of Form Application Of Title And Registration (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 Virginia probate court office.

Application Of Title And Registration (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 Virginia-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 Of Title And Registration (N/a) is a probate form in Virginia.

  • Virginia 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 Virginia.

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

Frequently Asked Questions about Application Of Title And Registration (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 Of Title And Registration (N/a)

Here’s the text, verbatim, that is found on Virginia Form Application Of Title And Registration (N/a). You can use this to get an idea of the context of the form and what type of information is needed.

Are any of the owners/lessees on active military duty or service? YESNO LOCATION WHERE VEHICLE IS PRINCIPALLY GARAGED TOWN OFCITYCOUNTY REGISTRATION MAILING ADDRESS - OPTIONALCITYZIP CODESTATE IF YOU WOULD LIKE YOUR REGISTRATION RENEWALS SENT TO AN ADDRESS OTHER THAN YOUR RESIDENCE/BUSINESS ADDRESS, ENTER IT BELOW. OWNER'S STREET ADDRESS (Apt # if applicable)CITYZIP CODESTATE OWNER'S MAILING ADDRESS (if different from above) CITY ZIP CODESTATE NOTE: Owners (and Lessees if applicable) MUST provide their residence/home/business address where requested, this address can not be a P.O. Box. You must complete form ISD-01 if you would like your address(es) updated. RESIDENCE/BUSINESS JURISDICTION DMV CUSTOMER NUMBER / FEIN / SSNCO-OWNER'S FULL LEGAL NAME (last, first, mi, suffix)TELEPHONE NUMBER If this application is for joint ownership, do you wish clear rights of ownership to be transferred to the surviving owner in the event of the death of either the owner or co-owner? YESNO OWNER'S FULL LEGAL NAME (last, first, mi, suffix) OR BUSINESS NAME (if business owned)DMV CUSTOMER NUMBER / FEIN / SSN Check one: Vehicle is owned by individual(s). Vehicle is business owned. TELEPHONE NUMBER OWNER INFORMATION APPLICATION TYPE: Check one: Title Title and Registration (license plates issued) Electronic Title Option -- I want DMV to maintain an electronic certificate of title on file for this vehicle. (No paper title will be issued) YESNO LIEN INFORMATION IS THERE A LIEN ON THIS VEHICLE? YES - YOU MUST COMPLETE THIS SECTIONNO - SKIP TO THE NEXT SECTION DATE OF FIRST LIEN (mm/dd/yyyy)LIENHOLDER NAMELIENHOLDER CODE LIENHOLDER MAILING ADDRESSCITYZIP CODESTATE For additional liens, complete VSA 66 and attach to this form. LOG NUMBER ____________________________________ TITLE NUMBER ____________________________________ APPLICATION FOR CERTIFICATE OF TITLE AND REGISTRATION PURPOSE: Use this form to apply for a title and/or to register a passenger vehicle, motorcycle, truck, motor home (RV), or trailer. INSTRUCTIONS: Complete this form and return to any DMV customer service center (CSC). DMV may request proof of any information provided. CO-OWNER'S STREET ADDRESS (Apt # if applicable) CITY ZIP CODESTATE CO-OWNER'S MAILING ADDRESS (if different from above) CITY ZIP CODESTATE VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (VIN)YEARMAKEMODELBODY TYPE EMPTY WEIGHTGVWR (single vehicle weight - manufacturer)GCWR (combined weight: truck + attached trailer) VEHICLE COLOR PRIMARY PREVIOUS TITLE NUMBERSTATE IS VEHICLE STATE OR LOCALITY-OWNED? NO YES - enter agency code VEHICLE INFORMATION NUMBER OF AXLES GROSS WEIGHT (combined truck + attached trailer) FUEL TYPE GAS ELECTRICOTHER OTHER FUEL TYPE DIVISION CODE LESSEE'S RESIDENCE/BUSINESS ADDRESSCITYZIP CODESTATE LESSEE'S FULL LEGAL NAME (last, first, mi, suffix)DMV CUSTOMER NUMBER / FEIN / SSNTELEPHONE NUMBER LEASE INFORMATION (if applicable) SOURCE OF OWNERSHIP INFORMATION HOW WAS THIS VEHICLE SOLD TO YOU? (check one) DEMONSTRATORUSEDNEW VEHICLE PURCHASED FROM PURCHASE DATE (mm/dd/yyyy) SALES PRICE PROCESSING FEESALES AND USE TAX STREET ADDRESS CITY ZIP CODESTATE DEALERS ONLY MANUFACTURER REBATE/INCENTIVE VA DEALER LICENSE NUMBERRENTOR NUMBER IS THIS A LOW SPEED VEHICLE? NO YES IS THIS A LOGGING VEHICLE? NO YES DIESEL I certify to the best of my knowledge that: (check one) Federal and state laws require that you state the mileage in connection with the transfer of ownership. Failure to complete the statement or providing a false statement may result in fines and/or imprisonment. ODOMETER READING (no tenths) The odometer reading above is NOT the ACTUAL MILEAGE. (Odometer discrepancy.) Vehicle was exempt from disclosure in prior state of title (applicant must present out-of-state title showing exemption) The odometer reading above is IN EXCESS of its mechanical limits. The odometer reading above is the ACTUAL MILEAGE of the vehicle. ODOMETER STATEMENT VSA 17A (07/01/2021) REGISTRATION PERIOD (check one:) TRANSFER THREE YEARS ($3 discount - not for emissions area) TWO YEARS ($2 discount)ONE YEAR (enter plate number) REGISTRATION TYPE (check one:) FOR HIRE (complete For Hire Information below)RENTALPRIVATE REGISTRATION INFORMATION NOTE: Virginia offers more than 200 unique plates for our customers. Please visit for a listing of special plates available. Not all plates are available for all vehicle types and some special plates require a certification form. Review our website for additional information. Trailer Permanent - (one time fee) select size:Small size plate (trailer gross weight must be 4,000 lbs or less) Regular size plate Special Communication Needs Indicator - For myself or a person who regularly occupies this vehicle, I request a DMV record indicator for a disability that can impair communication. The adult occupant, parent, legal guardian of an individual who regularly occupies the vehicle who has a communication impairment authorizes and consents to the release of their communication impairment information to employees and agents of criminal justice agencies as defined in Virginia Code § 9.1-101. REGISTRATION RECORD INDICATOR Check to indicate how the vehicle being registered will be used (check all that apply). If the vehicle will be used in property carrier operations, and those operations exclusively use passenger cars, motorcycles, autocycles, mopeds, or vehicles with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of 10,000 pounds or less, then registration for hire is not required. Do you hold a valid intrastate operating authority certificate/permit? If no, and you are a passenger carrier you must also complete the For-Hire Vehicles Registration Request (MCS115). FOR HIRE INFORMATION YESNO Common Carrier - Regular RouteEmployee HaulerSight-seeing CarrierProperty Carrier * Common Carrier - Irregular RouteContract Passenger CarrierNon-Emergency Medical TransportHousehold Goods Carrier * Nonprofit/Tax-ExemptTaxicabExempt Operations - Passengers *Exempt Operations - Property * * You must also complete the For-Hire Vehicles Registration Request (MCS115) PROPERTY CARRIER OPERATIONSPASSENGER CARRIER OPERATIONS I/We certify and affirm that all information presented in this form is true and correct, that any documents I/we have presented to DMV are genuine, and that the information included in all supporting documentation is true and accurate. I/We make this certification and affirmation under penalty of perjury and I/we understand that knowingly making a false statement or representation on this form is a criminal violation. DATE (mm/dd/yyyy) DATE (mm/dd/yyyy) APPLICANT NAME (print)SIGNATURE OF APPLICANT SIGNATURE OF CO-APPLICANTCO-APPLICANT NAME (print) CERTIFICATION POWER OF ATTORNEY FOR NON-RESIDENT(S) AND CORPORATION(S) NOT DOMICILED IN VIRGINIA: Pursuant to the provisions of Virginia Code §46.2-601, I/we appoint the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles of the Commonwealth of Virginia, to be my/our true and legal agent upon whom all legal processes against me/us may be served in any legal proceeding arising from the operation and/or use of any motor vehicle registered in my/our name(s) in the Commonwealth of Virginia. I/we agree that any lawful process or notice to me/us which is served on the Commissioner shall have the same legal effect as if served on me/us within the Commonwealth of Virginia. PRIVACY NOTICE: The information, including Social Security Number, is requested in accordance with Virginia Code §§46.2-623 and 46.2-629. Any person who refuses to supply the required information will be denied a certificate of title and/or registration. By signing this form, you authorize DMV’s exchange of title and registration records with business, law enforcement, or government entities and you authorize DMV’s exchange of title and registration records in accordance with Va. Code §§46.2-208 through 46.2-214 and 18 U.S.C. 2721. NOTICE PROOF OF ADDRESS (specify proof document(s) presented) IF HELD, REASON: CSR STAMP TOTAL $ DMV USE ONLY SALES PRICE$TITLE FEE$ PROCESSING FEE $TRANSFER FEE $ SALES & USE TAX $ REGISTRATION FEE $ WITH LIEN?NOYESUMV FEE$ PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX RELIEF ELIGIBILITY 1. Answer the questions below to determine if your vehicle qualifies for car tax relief.YESNO a.Is more than 50% of the vehicle's annual mileage used as a business expense for federal income tax purposes OR reimbursed by an employer? b.Is more than 50% of the depreciation associated with the vehicle deducted as a business expense for federal income tax purposes? c.Is the cost of the vehicle expensed pursuant to Section 179 of the Internal Revenue Service Code? d.If the vehicle is leased by an individual, does the leasing company pay the tax without reimbursement from the individual? 2. If you answered YES to ANY of the above questions, check Business Use. Your vehicle is considered by State law to have a business use and does NOT qualify for Personal Property Tax Relief. 3. If you answered NO to ALL of the above questions, check Personal Use and answer the question below. BUSINESS USE PERSONAL USE -- Is this vehicle held in a private trust for non-business purposes by an individual beneficiary?YESNO INSURANCE CERTIFICATION I/We certify that (check one): This vehicle is insured by a liability policy issued through an insurance company licensed to do business in Virginia and it will remain insured while registered, whether or not it is operated. Penalties are severe for violation of this requirement. Be advised that the amount of liability coverage required is higher for vehicles that are operated for hire. NAME OF INSURANCE COMPANY This vehicle is not insured; therefore, I am remitting the applicable uninsured motor vehicle fee. (This fee provides no insurance coverage.) A vehicle must be insured with liability coverage when it is registered, and it must remain insured while registered, whether or not it is operated, or the uninsured motor vehicle fee must be paid. Penalties are severe for violation of this requirement. VSA 17A (07/01/2021) Page 2

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