When someone sells a car or wants to change the name on a car title then they will have to apply for a car title transfer. Local car title transfer offices are available in most counties and can perform this service for a very low fee. It generally only takes a few minutes of time to file the appropriate paperwork for a car title transfer if one comes to the title office with all of the proper forms and paperwork. The exact paperwork requirements can be found online or can be obtained by visiting the local title office. When selling a car, sometimes there is applicable tax and other requirements to make the title transfer possible.