Introduction to New Vehicle Registration & Titling

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Introduction to New Vehicle Registration & Titling REG 101

Introduction to New Vehicle Registration & Titling


As a registration and title clerk, you are being counted on to be at the top of your game during the vehicle registration process. REG 101 provides the foundational knowledge to elevate your skills to the next level. This course examines the vehicle registration process from the sale of the vehicle to the successful completion of registration and title documents. A wide variety of topics are covered, including commonly-used terms and their definitions, title and registration forms, DMV submission timelines, and the different types of fees that are associated with a vehicle sale. You'll also get an introduction to the AB 516 temp tag mandate which goes into effect January 1, 2019. Real-world registration exercises and hands-on activities deepen your understanding of the title and registration process, how it impacts your dealership, and ultimately, your career.

Who Should Attend?

Registration or title clerks with less than six months of experience

After this course, you will understand:

  • The vehicle registration process
  • DMV forms, including reports of sale and certificates of origin
  • The new vehicle report of sale and how to complete it
  • The fees associated with new vehicles
  • Specific terms used in registration processing
  • Submission timelines imposed by DMV
  • Commercial vehicles — the differences between GVWR, GVW and CGW weight ratings and how to document them
  • Basic concepts of electronic filing through BPA
  •  AB 516  — Introduction to the Temp Tag mandate, effective January 1, 2019
    NOTE:  For this class, we can only provide an introduction to AB 516. Visit for dates and times for complete AB 516 Training. The 3-hour classes are free and we offer morning and afternoon options.

Topics Covered

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Clerk Orientation to the Registration Desk

New Vehicle Forms

New Vehicle eFiling

New Vehicle Registration Processing

New Vehicle Fees




 Paperwork Submission

BPA Processing Errors & Resolution 

AB 516
Temp Tag Mandate Introduction


REG 101 classes are over for 2018. Stay tuned for news and information regarding 2019 courses.

Price: $109

Discounted pricing available: $69 for DMVdesk Users and AAS Members, $89 for CNCDA and CMDA Members

For questions, call 818-706-1949 and ask for RMP or contact [email protected] 


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