NMVTISNational Motor Vehicle Title Information System
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By capturing into one system specific information from multiple entities such as state motor vehicle departments, insurance carriers, salvage auto auctions, automobile recyclers, and junk and salvage yards, NMVTIS offers states and consumers protection from title fraud and potentially unsafe vehicles.
NMVTIS is operated by the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) under the auspices of the Department of Justice(DOJ) in coordination with the FBI.
Currently, NMVTIS has the participation, or partial participation, of 30 states *, approximately 73% of the U.
Unless the federal government fully implements NMVTIS, fraudulent retitling will continue to be "the number one problem in used-car sales," said William Brauch, director of the consumer protection division of the Iowa attorney general's office.
Public Citizen's lawsuit claims that the federal government is violating the Administrative Procedure Act by failing to ensure that the NMVTIS contains complete information from all states.
NMVTIS is also a tool that assists states and law enforcement in deterring and preventing title fraud and other crimes.
The specially priced instaVIN reports will help California dealers run a NMVTIS report for all of their used vehicles in inventory so they are compliant with the new law.
NMVTIS should be implemented as mandated by the Federal Anti Car Theft Act, which means full participation by all 50 states.
Dealers in California complying with the new CA AB1215 law can also print the FREE NMVTIS "warning sticker" on vehicles that are found to have a title brand or other major problem.
NMVTIS is the only vehicle history database into which all states, insurance carriers and junk salvage yards are required to report their data by federal law.
Department of Justice NMVTIS data, MobileTrac works with underwriters, warranty and insurance companies, financiers, dealers, and auction houses to provide the most comprehensive Junk/Salvage/Total Loss, Odometer, Title and Brand data available in the industry.