Chapter 14, Section T:|
Salvage Certificate of Title or Reconditioned Title
Any time a vehicle is transferred and the origin document is a Certificate of Title branded as “SALVAGE”, all subsequent Titles issued must be branded and stamped “Salvage.” The stamp must be placed at a 45-degree angle on the empty space next to the registered owner's name on the Certificate of Title and the Title Application.
Other states issue “Reconditioned” Titles that are equivalent to our “Salvage” Titles. Upon transfer of Title and Registration of a vehicle that has a "Reconditioned" Title, enter "Salvage" in the “brand” block. This is a negotiable Title issued by other states, DO NOT ISSUE A SECONDARY “NM” PREFIX NUMBER.
Other states also issue a “Salvage
Certificate” to show ownership. This document has cancelled the original
title, until the vehicle is made roadworthy. The vehicle must be
inspected in the state of issue and a “Reconditioned Title” issued
before a New Mexico title will be issued. On reconditioned titles the
“Vehicle Equipment Affirmation” is not required, as this vehicle has met