To obtain a Tennessee title and/or registration for a vehicle imported into the United States from another country, submit the following to your local county clerk:
- Manufacturer’s Statement of Origin or Manufacturer’s Certificate of Origin;*
- Bill of sale;
- Form HS-7 Declaration (Importation of Motor Vehicles and Motor Vehicle Equipment Subject to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety, Bumper and Theft Prevention Standards). For Declaration form click here.
- Clear and legible photograph of the vehicle’s Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards Label.
*To verify the manufacturer listed on the MSO/MCO by the vehicle identification number, click here.
Note: Military members who have transferred a vehicle because of deployment are exempt from customs.