Question: What Is The Difference Between A Car Title And Registration??

Answer: A motor vehicle title (also referred to by some as the “pink slip”) is a legal form, establishing a person or business as the legal owner of a vehicle.

License plates are evidence that registration fees have been paid and are a means of readily identifying a vehicle and tracing ownership.

What is proof of registration for a car?

Manufacturer’s Certificate of Origin

This document is given to you by the dealership when you buy a new car that has never had a previous owner. It’s used to prove your current ownership to the DMV, and the office will generally accept this document as proof that your name should be registered to the vehicle.

What is a license and registration?


Every state requires motor vehicles and motorcycles to be registered and titled with the state’s transportation agency or department of motor vehicles. A vehicle registration plate, often called the license plate, is attached to motor vehicles for identification purposes.

How do I get a copy of my registration for my car?

There are two ways to get a duplicate of your vehicle registration:

  • Visit the Georgia DOR’s Online Service Center and select ‘Replace My Registration.’ A copy of your registration will be emailed to you.
  • Visit any Gwinnett County tag office with your valid driver’s license. The charge for a duplicate registration is $1.

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