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What is a Trust?

A Trust is a separate legal entity capable of owning property through a Trustee.

What is a Trustee?

Individual charged with managing the property held by a Trust.

Owner & Trustee

The identity of the owner & the Trustee may be the same with regard to the Trust, however they are two separate entities. When property is transferred, legal ownership has changed.

Titling a Vehicle in Trust

Step 1, Requirements & Documents

Choose one of the below categories that best describes your situation, then complete the corresponding documents and forms.

When completing forms and documents read and follow the complete set of directions. Identification will be required for all services that are processed in person. View Identification Acceptable Documents .

Registering a Vehicle to a Trust
Title Application ( MVR-1 ) Declare all liens, Notarization Required.
Transfering a Vehicle Registration to a Trust
Vehicle Title
Notarization Required
Trust Document
Front & back pages
Title Application ( MVR-1 ) Declare all liens, Notarization Required.
Step 2, Submit Information & Pay Fees

The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles accepts Cash, money orders, personal checks[?] and American Express, Visa, MasterCard and Discover credit and debit cards at all NCDMV office locations.

Vehicle Registration Fees
Certificate of Title $52
Tax, Vehicles [?] 3% Highway Use Tax

Vehicle Fees, Contact Information