If a customer has purchased a used vehicle and wants to transfer a current plate that was just renewed, would the vehicle need to go through emissions before registration and transferring the plate? Yes, because the current plate is being assigned to a new vehicle. August 21, 2020 20:51 Related articles My previous state requires all owners to sign off on the title, but Tennessee only requires one if joined by “or”. Do I have to sign off or not? Does the county collect taxes on the document fees on the Bill of Sale from a dealership? If a resident has a tiny home, built on a trailer, to which they hold a title; does it need to be inspected? Will the home carry the VIN of the trailer on which it is built? If I surrender my out of state title when registering my vehicle, will I be issued a Tennessee title and tag in office? Under what circumstances would a customer apply for a title only?