Washington DC Repossession Laws
Where do I refer to for Title or
For state Title and License Information,
Department of Motor Vehicles
301 C Street N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20001
Telephone: (202) 727-6680.
Fees for search of
records is $0.50.
title held by lienholder.
With Recorder of Deeds for the
District. Uniform Commercial Code
adopted January, 1965.
As per the UCC, repossession is
allowed and permitted as long as it
Redemption rights provided for in
licensing and inspection
Discretion of Court in foreclosure
proceedings permitted after
foreclosure. Confession of judgment
Special Motor Vehicle Provisions:
Liens on motor vehicles must be
recorded on title to be effective
against third parties.
Documents Required to Transfer
Ownership of Motor Vehicle:
Title Certificate in lienholder's
Documents Required for
Certified copy of
contract, title, inspection if out
Remain with the
owner / debtor.
All recovery requirements and fees are
current as of 2002.
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