Georgia Repossession Laws / Recovery Requirements

Quick Answers:

 

Where do I refer to for Title or License Registration?

For state Title and License Information, refer to:

 

By Mail:

Georgia Motor Vehicle Division

P.O. Box 740381

Atlanta, Georgia 30374-0381

 

Telephone.: (404) 362-6500.

 

Fee for search of records can be found here.

 

In Person:

Motor Vehicle Division
1200 Tradeport Blvd.
Hapeville, GA 30354

Security Interests:

Shown on title held by lienholder.

 

Recording Requirements:

For property brought in from another state, lien must be recorded six months after brought into Georgia in order to be effective against third parties.

Recovery Requirements:

As per the UCC, repossession is allowed and permitted as long as it is peaceful.

Redemption Requirements:

No provisions.

Deficiency Requirements:

Permitted where contract so provides. Confession of judgment notes are invalid.

Special Motor Vehicle Provisions:

Lien noted on certificate of title.

Documents Required to Transfer Ownership of Motor Vehicle:

Title Certificate in lienholder’s name or debtor’s name with lien appearing thereon, certified copy of contract, notarized Bill of Sale, notarized Power of Attorney.

 

Documents Required for Liquidation:

Title, copy of contract, bill of sale, affidavit of repossession (T-16).

 

Plates:

Remain with the owner / debtor.

 


 

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