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If this is a transfer of an abandoned vehicle pursuant to Chapter 13, the Unclaimed/Abandoned portal must be used to complete the process to report a vehicle as "unclaimed" and sell the vehicle as an "abandoned" vehicle. (https://unclaimed.mvtrip.alabama.gov/)

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Notice to the department shall not apply to a motor vehicle transferred pursuant to Chapter 13, to a motor vehicle transferred pursuant to documents creating a lien or other security interest in the motor vehicle. If this is a transfer to create a lien or other security interest in the vehicle and you are a Designated Agent of the department you can proceed by submitting an application to record a lien through ETAPS. Non-Designated Agents can proceed by using form MVT 20-1 application to record or transfer a lien. (http://www.revenue.alabama.gov/motorvehicle/mvforms/MVT20_1.pdf)

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Notice to the department shall not apply to a motor vehicle transferred pursuant to Chapter 13, to a motor vehicle transferred pursuant to a divorce decree. If this is a transfer pursuant to a divorce decree and you are a Designated Agent of the department you can proceed by submitting an application through ETAPS. Non-Designated Agents can proceed by applying for title with the county license plate issuing official in the county in which the owner resides.