OAR 735-022-0000
Evidence of Ownership to a Vehicle


DMV has established the following as evidence of ownership of a vehicle:


A manufacturer’s certificate of origin (MCO) as defined in OAR 735-022-0030 (Manufacturer’s Certificate of Origin (MCO) Definitions).


A vehicle title or bill of sale from the owner(s) of record.


A completed, signed Certification of Ownership Facts (DMV Form 550).


A transfer by operation of law including a judgment awarding ownership interest in a vehicle, an estate settlement document or inheritance affidavit (DMV Form 516), or a Vehicle Repossession Certificate (DMV Form 263).


For a reconstructed or assembled vehicle, a bill of sale to the frame or unibody, whichever is applicable.


DMV will not issue title for a manufactured trailer without a bill of sale for the axle or trailer frame.


Nothing in this rule limits DMV’s discretion to request or consider other information to establish evidence of ownership of a vehicle.

Source: Rule 735-022-0000 — Evidence of Ownership to a Vehicle, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=735-022-0000.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 735-022-0000’s source at or​.us