INSTRUCTIONS FOR OBTAINING A RECEIPT (FORM FS-6T)
FOR A CERTIFICATE OF TITLE OR SALES TAX CLEARANCE
International Registration Bureau
PO Box 2850 - ESP
Albany NY 12220-0850
Phone: (518) 473-5834 / Fax: (518) 486-6579
Form FS-6T is the receipt issued to you after you apply for a NYS certificate of title. You must get this receipt at any Motor Vehicles office before you can file an application for apportioned registration in the International Registration Program.
You must bring all of the following documents to a Motor Vehicles office when you apply for your certificate of title:
1.A completed form MV-82 (Vehicle Registration/Title Application) or form MV-82TON (Application for Title).
The form must be completed and signed by the owner of the vehicle, or by a corporate officer or someone with Power of Attorney.
2.Proof of Ownership for the Vehicle
A)If purchased from an individual, you need:
n a bill of sale from the seller to the new owner
n for 1973 & newer vehicles, the previous owner's certificate of title properly transferred on the back to the new owner, with the odometer information completed.
B)If purchased from a registered NYS dealer:
na Certificate of Sale (form MV-50) showing the transfer from the dealer to the new owner, AND
nfor new vehicles, a Manufacturer's Certificate of Origin properly transferred to the new owner
nfor used vehicles, the previous owner's certificate of title properly transferred to the dealer.
C)If purchased from an out-of-state dealer:
nan original bill of sale from the dealer to the new owner.
nfor new vehicles, a Manufacturer’s Certificate of Origin properly transferred to the new owner.
nan odometer statement for vehicles less than 10 years old.
nfor used vehicles, the previous owner's certificate of title, or the appropriate proof of ownership, properly transferred to the dealer.
3.Sales Tax Clearance (Required for an out-of-state title, as well as a New York State title)
Proof of Sales Tax Clearance:
1.If the vehicle is bought from a New York dealer, provide a Retail Certificate of Sale (MV-50). If the vehicle is bought from an out-of-state dealer, provide the original bill of sale that shows sales tax was collected.
2.The original bill of sale and the front of form DTF-802* if the vehicle was purchased in a casual sale, the vehicle is a gift, or if the vehicle is obtained from a spouse, parent, child, stepparent or stepchild. In addition, the back of form DTF-802* must be completed and signed by the seller/donor if the vehicle was purchased at less than fair market value or the vehicle is a gift from someone other than a spouse, parent, child, stepparent, or stepchild.
3.If you claim an exemption from sales tax, complete form DTF-803.*
4.If partial sales tax was paid to another state, complete form DTF-804* and pay the remainder of the tax due to New York State. The original bill of sale is required.
5.If the vehicle is leased, a copy of the lease agreement is required. Additional tax may be due when the vehicle is registered.
*You can get DTF sales tax forms from any Motor Vehicles office, from the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance or from DMV's web site.