How to Buy a Car in Another State

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Are you wondering, “Can I buy a car out of state?” Yes, you can! At Bob Moore Auto Group, know that many believe it’s more complicated buying a car out of state. Dealing with the registration, taxes and fees, and general commute to another state can be confusing, but there’s no need to worry. Let go of some of the hassle and take advantage of the incredible deals on new vehicles or value your trade to ease the worries of buying across state lines. For buyers interested in buying a car from out of state, Bob Moore Auto Group near Norman has this handy guide.

How to Register a Car Bought in Another State

When driving home to Edmond after buying a car in another state, you may be wondering what happens next. Registration is an important part of making sure the car is legally allowed on the road, so it needs to be registered to the driver in OK within 30 days or purchase. Getting a registration and title requires a few documents and a trip to the Oklahoma Tax Commission. 

  1. Ensure that the vehicle has a bill of sale with the purchase price clearly listed and locate a tag agent (Tag Agent Near Me).
  2. Be sure to have the following items:
    1. Bill of Sale (or declaration of purchase price)
    2. A completed Application for Oklahoma Certificate of Title (Form 701-6) signed in front of a notary
    3. Proof of OK minimum liability insurance
    4. Three forms of government ID
    5. The old title transferred over to you
    6. An odometer disclosure statement (if the vehicle is 9 years old or less)
    7. Lien documentation (if your vehicle is financed)

Notify the tag agent that you purchased the car out of state with the intent of titling and registering it at your address and the agent will perform a vehicle identification number (VIN) and/or odometer inspection. 

Taxes and Fees & Buying a Car Out of State

Local taxes of Dallas or Tulsa may differ from taxes in greater OK or out of state, but don’t worry about having to pay hundreds of extra dollars to register a new vehicle. If a car is bought out of state and registered for the first time in state, new vehicles can expect first time registration and title fees, and applicable fees for specific cases relating to the vehicle.

Learn More About Car Buying at Bob Moore Auto Group! 

There are many ways to buy a car, whether it’s in Oklahoma City or you’re buying a car out of state. Either way, you count on Bob Moore Auto Group to assist with how to buy a car in another state, as well as sharing other car buying tips.. Our experts are here to take the worries away. Contact us today!

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