Gifting a Car vs. Transferring a Title?

posted 3 years ago in Legal
Post # 3
627 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2014 - Scottish Rite Cathedral (New Castle, PA)

I live in PA but here you still have to transfer the title even if it’s a gift. You do it the same way as buying, go to a AAA or another place that does titles. You need both people, both drivers license and your insurance. you just pay less because it’s a gift and don’t have to pay tax on it. 

Post # 4
3833 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

We gifted a car to someone, and in VA, both parties went to the DMV and did a title transfer. Usually you do it in the DMV for the county/area in which the car is currently registered.

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