Chapter 22: Corrections and Adjustments
22.100 Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) Corrections
Chapter 22 Corrections and Adjustments
22.100 Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) Corrections (CVC §4451)
To correct the VIN or engine number shown on the certificates, the following must be submitted:
- The California Certificate of Title.
- A Verification of Vehicle (REG 31) form.
A substantial change in the VIN may mean the certificates are for a different vehicle. If the correction substantially alters the VIN on the certificates, documentation must be presented to substantiate that the VIN is not for another vehicle or a motor vehicle bond must be submitted.
The procedures below must be followed:
- The documentation presented must be acceptable for a VIN correction.