Electronic Lien and Title Services


Electronic Lien and Title, or ELT, refers to the method of exchanging vehicle, title and lien information electronically with a state's Department of Motor Vehicles. ADD’s ELT systems offer lienholders the opportunity to reduce the handling, storage and mailing costs associated with paper titles by replacing them with electronic titles.

ADD offers ELT services in Florida, Georgia, and North Carolina.

In an ELT process, lien notifications and releases are transmitted electronically between the DMV and the lienholder through an authorized service provider. When no paper title certificate exists, titles are referred to as "electronic titles" or “e-titles.” Liens are registered on e-titles electronically through ELT service providers.

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ADD's ELT services include national lien recording and LienLock123 Secure Lien Monitoring free of charge for Electronic Lien and Title customers. ADD ELT customers receive notification in the event a lien asset is:

  • Reported stolen
  • Offered for sale on eBay
  • Intended for export
  • ...and more.

ELT Services

ADD's ELT services allow lenders to:

  • Obtain an ELT number necessary to process liens on electronic titles with state DMVs
  • Receive electronic title assignment from a state DMV
  • Request a paper title be mailed directly to the lender without releasing a lien on a vehicle
  • Release a lien on a vehicle and provide the owner notice of the unencumbered electronic title
  • Release a lien on a vehicle and have a paper title mailed directly to the owner
  • Manage electronic liens and titles through an online ELT archive

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More Information

ADD offers Florida Electronic Title and Lien (ELT) Services for Buy-Here, Pay-Here dealers, finance companies, or any entity that finances vehicles or vessels.

ADD offers Georgia Electronic Title and Lien (ELT) Services for Buy-Here, Pay-Here dealers, finance companies, or any entity that finances vehicles or vessels.

ADD offers North Carolina Electronic Title and Lien (ELT) Services for Buy-Here, Pay-Here dealers, finance companies, or any entity that finances vehicles or vessels.

Common questions about the Florida Electronic Title and Lien (ELT) system.