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Frequently used Auto Bureau Documents

Driver License/non-Driver Identification Documents

MV-44           Application for Permit, Driver License or Non-Driver ID Card 
Use to apply for a learner permit, driver's license or non-driver ID.  Also, use it to renew your license or non-driver ID.  Find a complete list of required documents needed in order to apply. Click here

MV-44NYR     Certification of Residence 
Used with an application for an enhanced driver's license (EDL), enhanced learner permit, or enhanced non-driver photo ID card (ENDID).

MV-45            Statement of Identity by Parent/Guardian 
Completed by the parent of a child under age 21 to provide 4 points of proof of ID for a child applying for permit/license, registration/title.  The form MV-45 can also be used to provide 1 proof of residence for a child who applies for an enhanced document.  This form MUST be signed in the presence of a DMV representative.  DO NOT sign this form before bringing it to an Auto Bureau.  

Applicant must also provide a birth certificate or other acceptable proof of date of birth. See Identification Requirements.

MV-619        Vision Test Report 
Completed by authorized vision test provider to certify a driver meets basic DMV vision standard (otherwise, use form MV-80L).  May be used instead of taking a vision test at a DMV office so a license can be renewed online or by mail.

MV-232         Address Change 
Use to send a change of address for your regular or enhanced driver's license, non-driver photo ID card, and vehicle registrations.  You can also order a new document with your new address by mail.          

MV-664.1     Application for Parking Permit or License Plates for People with Disabilities 
Use to apply for license plates or a parking permit for people with severe disabilities.  

Vehicle Registration/License Plate Transfers Documents

INSTRUCTIONS- How to Register a Vehicle or Transfer a Registration

MV-82        Vehicle Registration/Title Application 
Use to register vehicles, renew vehicle registration, amend or request duplicate vehicle registration. See Identification Requirements before downloading the form. Be sure to also download form MV-82.1.

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MV-82.1     Instructions for Vehicle Registration/Title Application 
Instructions for MV-82, Vehicle Registration/Title Application.  

MV-82B      Boat Registration/Title Application 
Use to register a boat, renew boat registration, amend or request duplicate boat registration.  See 
Identification Requirements before downloading the form.  Be sure to also download form MV-82.1B.

MV-82.1B   Registering/Titling a Boat in New York-Instructions 
Instructions for Registering/Titling a Boat

DTF-802    Statement of Transaction – Sale or Gift of Motor Vehicle, Trailer, All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV), Vessel (Boat), or Snowmobile 
Use this form to certify sale price for sales tax calculation when a vehicle, vessel, etc. is transferred in a casual sale or as a gift.

DTF-803    Claim for Sales and Use Tax Exemption – Title/Registration Motor Vehicle, Trailer, All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV), Vessel (Boat), or Snowmobile 
Use when you are claiming exemption from sales tax for any reason other than a gift (then use DTF-802) or credit for taxes paid to other states then use DTF-804).

DTF-804      Statement of Transaction – Claim for Credit of Sales Tax Paid to Another State For Motor Vehicle, Trailer, All Terrain Vehicle (ATV), Vessel (Boat), or Snowmobile 
Used when a New York resident purchases a vehicle out-of-state, registers the vehicle in New York State and applies for credit for the sales tax paid in the other state.

MV-902       Duplicate Title Application 
Use this form to request a duplicate (replacement) vehicle title by mail. The duplicate title fee is $20. When using this form to request a duplicate title by mail, you must include a photocopy of your identification.

Clerk Plates Request Form for Erie County Clerk Issued License Plates 
License Plates with prefixes EC, ER, B, BF, BL, BU, CE, and E are available on o first come/first serve basis and are the same cost as a typical license plate which is $28.75. The “Clerk Plates” are available for passenger vehicles only and not obtainable for commercial vehicles, motorcycles or trailers. Please follow the instructions on the form on how to submit your request.

License Plate Surrender Documents

PD-7         Plate Surrender Application 
Use to surrender NYS license plates by mail to your local Erie County Auto Bureau.  Learn how to surrender your plates during suspended operations. Click here

If you do not find the document you are looking for above Click Here for a complete list of NYS DMV Forms.

Creation date: 6/21/2022 2:37 PM      Updated: 6/22/2022 9:04 AM