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168A.02 APPLICATION; REGISTRATION AND RENEWAL.
    Subdivision 1. Application for certificate of title. Except as provided in section 168A.03,
every owner of a vehicle which is in this state and for which no currently effective certificate of
title has been issued in this state shall make application to the department for a certificate of title
of the vehicle, pursuant to rules adopted by the department under section 168A.24, subdivision
2
, clause 3.
    Subd. 2. Vehicle registration without title. The department shall not register or renew the
registration of a vehicle for which a certificate of title is required unless a certificate of title has
been issued to the owner, an application therefor has been delivered to and approved by the
department, or the vehicle has a Minnesota certificate of title and is being held for resale by a
dealer under section 168A.11.
    Subd. 3. Title certificate for manufactured home. A certificate of title is required for a
manufactured home, as defined in section 327.31, subdivision 6. In every certificate of title
issued for a manufactured home, the department shall insert the following notice: THIS TITLE
DESCRIBES A MANUFACTURED HOME NOT A MOTOR VEHICLE.
History: 1971 c 162 s 2; 1973 c 549 s 2; 1982 c 526 art 3 s 1; 1985 c 186 s 5; 1985 c 248 s
70; 1989 c 148 s 1; 2004 c 224 s 1