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Dealer Title Fee Estimation Tool

Please fill the following questions with your answers to get the estimated new title and registration fees.
If you have any questions check out the FAQ page.

Please specify the Vehicle Type (New, Used or Rebuilt Salvage):
Specify the Vehicle model year:
Please pick the Vehicle Type:

• Farm Truck cost are pro-rated to save farmer on registered weight. Must have a completed M31 form
• Cars/SUVs and Pleasure Tags are valid for vehicles registered at 10,000 lbs. or less
• Any vehicle registered over 10,000 lbs. must have a Pickup, Truck, Van, Farm Truck, Farm Vehicle, Recreational Vehicle plate.
• For Farm Vehicles, please contact DMV
• For more information on tag types please check out the FAQ..

What is the buying price of the vehicle:

It is the total price of the vehicle including any and all accessories rebates freight etc but is Not to include any warranties, dealers discounts, processing fees etc.

Enter new Vehicle's weight:

Pleasure vehicles and suv’s/station wagons/ mini-vans are registered at the normal 5000 pounds.

Is there a trade in involved (check if yes)?

Did the customer trade or sell a vehicle to purchase this vehicle? Trade in can also include a customer turning in a leased vehicle or a total loss. If a customer has sold a vehicle within the past 60 days or has a total loss within the past 365 days, this may be used towards your document fee as a credit. Only 1 vehicle may be used towards the document fee credit of a new/used vehicle. For a leased vehicle, we acknowledge the “Residual Value” on the old lease contract. On the total loss, we use the “Actual Cash Value” determined by the insurance company.

        Enter the trade-in value of old vehicle:
Are you retaining old tag (check if yes)?

If customer is retaining a tag there is an additional title fee charged; number of titles is 2.

        Enter the old vehicle registration expiration date:
        (You will be credited for any remaining time on the retained tag, which the vehicle is eligible for.)
        Enter the weight of old Vehicle:

You can find the old vehicle weight on the customers registration card.

How many years of registration? This will be calculated from “today’s month/day/year” and ending with “today’s month/day/#of years”.

All vehicles registered in Delaware must have a valid registration and a valid Delaware Insurance policy. The minimum amount of registration is six months.

Number of Liens:

If customer has a lien listed on the vehicle please enter 1 for one lien. If more than one lien please enter the number of liens up to 5 max.

Number of Titles:

If customer is retaining a tag, please enter ‘2’.

New Tag Background Image (check if yes)?

Tag Background Fee is charged for initial purchase of the background plate. No additional fees after initial purchase. There is no cost to transfer to a new purchased vehicle.

        Please select the tag background:

New vanity tag (check if yes)?

• If DMV determines the vanity in any way to be insensitive, offensive, or obscene it will be denied and not processed.
• Vanity Plates cost an additional $40 registration fee per year. This is in addition to the normal registration fees. Vanity plates may display a single letter or a combination of letters and numerals. They may not exceed 7 characters on a standard vehicle or 5 characters for a motorcycle. Hyphens, ampersands, and spaces are permitted and will count as a character. No other punctuation marks are allowed. The Division cannot approve any vanity plate that may conflict with any existing license plate.

        Specify the vanity tag name to check the availability:
Retain vanity tag (check if yes)?

Select if Customer wants to retain a vanity tag already on an existing vehicle. Fee would be to update the vanity registration. Vanity plate’s expiration date must match the expiration of the new tag. Vanities are prorated at $3.50 per month.

        Expiration date of retained vanity tag:
Special Document Fee (check if yes)?

A special document fee is added for the addition of a non-related owner to an already-titled vehicle. This amount is normally equal to the document fee of half the vehicle value when adding one additional owner. It will be pro-rated depending on how many additional unrelated owners are added.

        Total Number of Owners of the New Title:
        Number of New non-related owners:
No of Extra Stickers:
Tag Switch Fee (check if yes)?

A tag switch occurs when customer or customers want to switch tags between two titled/registered vehicles. Expiration dates stay with the vehicles, not the tags. An extra sticker fee for each “valid” registration will need to be included in the calculation. Tag switch fee is $20.00 per title.

Duplicate Tag Fee (check if yes)?

Only assessed if the customer would like a duplicate of the tag on the vehicle.

Late Titling Fee (check if yes)?

Late Titling fee will be added only when title work date is more than 30 days after the date of sale for Delaware Titles Only. Late fees are not charged on Mobile Homes, out of state titles or certificate of origins.

Service Fee (check if yes)?

Service Fee is assessed if the customer wants to change the tag currently existing on the car but is not “switching” it with another. An extra sticker fee will also to be assessed.

Antique fee (check if yes)?

Special antique motor vehicle license plate shall be issued for a fee of $25.00 and shall be valid without further payment of a renewal fee as long as the vehicle is in existence and is owned by the same person.