In some cases, as prescribed by Massachusetts law, an owner may be forced to relinquish ownership of a vehicle. For example, a lienholder might repossess a vehicle for violation of the security agreement. In these cases, the owner may not be required to assign his/her Certificate of Title to the transferee.
This section covers requirements for the following types of transfers:
Vehicle transfers in these cases may be exempt from sales/use tax. Please see the Massachusetts Sales and Use Tax Requirements section for more details.