2019 Wyoming Statutes
Title 31 - Motor Vehicles
Chapter 2 - Title and Registration
Article 5 - Mobile Homes
Section 31-2-503 - Applications; Contents; Effect.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 31-2-503 (2019)

31-2-503. Applications; contents; effect.

(a) Applications for certificates of title shall be under oath and contain or be accompanied by:

Note: Effective 1/1/2020 this section will read as:

Applications for certificates of title shall contain or be accompanied by:

(i) The name and address of the owner and the person to whom the certificate of title is to be transferred;

Note: Effective 1/1/2020 this paragraph will read as:

The name and address of the owner, the manner in which the ownership interest in the mobile home is to be held and the person to whom the certificate of title is to be transferred;

(ii) A description of the mobile home including make, vehicle identification number, year, size and model;

(iii) If a new mobile home purchased from a mobile home dealer in any state:

(A) The manufacturer's certificate of origin indicating the date of sale to and the name of the first person receiving it from the manufacturer and a certification the mobile home was new when sold by the manufacturer; and

(B) Certification by the dealer that the mobile home was new when sold to the applicant.

(iv) Certification of applicant's ownership and any liens or encumbrances upon the mobile home;

(v) The current title containing an assignment and warranty of title, if applicable;

(vi) Certification that all taxes due on the mobile home for the preceding and current year have been paid;

(vii) Such other information as required by the department or county clerk.

(b) If the application for title is for a new mobile home purchased from a Wyoming mobile home dealer, the application may be signed by the Wyoming mobile home dealer, include a statement of transfer by the dealer and of any lien retained by the dealer.

(c) If a mobile home to be titled has no vehicle identification number, the applicant shall apply for and obtain a number from the department.

(d) Upon receipt of an application and payment of fees any county clerk shall, if satisfied that the applicant is the owner of the mobile home for which application for certificate of title is made, issue a certificate of title, upon a form approved by and provided at cost to the county clerk by the department of transportation, in the name of the owner bearing the signature and seal of the county clerk's office. Each certificate of title shall bear a distinct serial number. The title shall be completely filled out giving a description of the mobile home in a manner prescribed by the department, indicate all encumbrances or liens on the mobile home and indicate the date of issue. Certificates of title shall contain forms for assignment of title or interest and warranty by the owner with space for notation of liens and encumbrances at the time of transfer on the reverse side and contain space for the notarization of a sale or transfer of title. Certificates of title are valid for the mobile home so long as the mobile home is owned or held by the person in whose name the title was issued. A certificate of title is prima facie proof of ownership of the mobile home for which the certificate was issued.

Note: Effective 1/1/2020 this section will read as:

Upon receipt of an application and payment of fees any county clerk shall, if satisfied that the applicant is the owner of the mobile home for which application for certificate of title is made, issue a certificate of title, upon a form approved by and provided at cost to the county clerk by the department of transportation, in the name of the owner bearing the signature and seal of the county clerk's office. Each certificate of title shall bear a distinct serial number. The title shall be completely filled out giving a description of the mobile home in a manner prescribed by the department, indicate all encumbrances or liens on the mobile home and indicate the date of issue. Certificates of title shall contain forms for assignment of title or interest and warranty by the owner with space for notation of liens and encumbrances at the time of transfer on the reverse side and contain space for the notarization of the seller's signature for a sale or transfer of title. Certificates of title are valid for the mobile home so long as the mobile home is owned or held by the person in whose name the title was issued. A certificate of title is prima facie proof of ownership of the mobile home for which the certificate was issued.

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