Ohio Dealer Resale Titles

When you purchase a vehicle you will be required to apply for title in your dealership name before you can re-sell the vehicle.

When you sell a vehicle you will apply for title for your customer at which time you will pay the sales tax that was collected.

Obtaining a Resale Title for a Vehicle the Dealer Has Purchased or Taken as a Trade In

When you purchase a vehicle or take a trade to resell you will be required to transfer the title into your dealership name before re-selling the vehicle. This can be done at your local Clerk of Courts or through the Dealer Portal using your Vendor License number.

There are two ways to apply for a title.

Option One-Hand deliver or mail documents to Clerk of Courts:

You can hand deliver, or mail the title & required paperwork to the local Clerk of Courts and pay titling fees with a check, cash, money order, or credit card (additional service fee will apply when using credit cards). The Clerk of Courts will complete the final paperwork, then mail the new title directly to your dealership.

Option Two-Use Ohio Dealer Portal to scan and upload title copies and required paperwork:

You may also use the Electronic Title Application section of the Dealer Portal to send this information electronically. We will cover Electronic Title Applications extensivly in your dealer training course.

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