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VEHICLE CERTIFICATE OF ORIGIN FORM - aka MCO aka MSO


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MSO vs MCO

The terms "MSO" and "MCO" can confuse people. The terms are very frequently used interchangeably but the MCO is really the modern certificate version of the old plain MSO form. The MCO is strictly designed and regulated unlike the informal plain MSOs. The MSO and MCO are similar forms and they are designed to perform the same function. They are the manufacturers title and birth certificate for a vehicle, component or product.

The old MSO was usually a letter-size sheet of plain-paper or simple ornamental paper with no real standards for paper, inks, form size, etc. The old non-standard MSO sheets are not universally accepted anymore.

MCO is the modern certificate version of an MSO and the MCO is accepted everywhere by everyone for everything. The MCO is sometimes referred to as the "50-State MCO" or "50-State MSO" because it is universally recognized and accepted.

BE AWARE: The term "MSO" is still commonly used in regulations and by DMV employees, but more often than not the modern MCO version of an MSO is what is actually required. In some DMVs and for some items - typically for components - an old plain-paper/ornamental paper MSO may still be accepted.... but then again, maybe it won't.

Bureaucrats may not know the technical terms ("MCO" versus "MSO") and may use them interchangeably but they know what an MCO is and what an MCO looks like and that is most likely what they expect and what they will accept. You will be very embarrassed if your customer gets turned down by a DMV because you tried to cheap-out on the type of MSO you use.

No one ever rejects an MCO because it isn't a simple MSO, but the reverse happens often.

That's why we ONLY sell the modern "50-State" MCO certificate form version of the MSO... you can't go wrong.

If - on the other hand - you try skating by with a plain-jane MSO you might land yourself in an VERY embarrassing situation with a customer calling you from a DMV (after a 4 hour wait) where he has just had your paperwork rejected because you decided to save a few bucks by not getting the right MCO form.

MCOs - Manufacturers Certificate of Origin:

MCOs are basically manufacturers titles. In many respects they are very similar forms but the MCO (certificate form) as prescribed by the AAMVA is the modern, up-to-date, "fancy" version of the manufacturers title that is accepted by all DMVs for all vehicles and vehicle components.

This is THE 50-State MCO form accepted at all DMVs in the US and worldwide for vehicles and vehicle components such as frames, engines, transmissions, etc

These Certificates of origin comply with THE highest standards for MCOs in the world. These are completely blank AAMVA-compliant, 50-State DMV-approved Boat Certificate of Origin. This form utilizes the required special paper, special inks, security watermark, embedded security strip, and other security devices prescribed by the AAMVA and (ISO) standards to be accepted throughout the US and worldwide.

AAMVA MCO SECURITY FEATURES:
Our Certificates of Origin's contain the following security features:

Paper:

Sensitized Security Paper - paper that is reactive to chemicals commonly used to alter documents

Non-Optical Brightener Paper - paper without added optical brighteners which will not fluoresce under ultraviolet light.

Engraved Border - a border produced from engraved art work which shall appear on the front of the document.

Background

(a) Prismatic - rainbow printing which is used as a deterrent to color copying, and/or

(b) Copy Void Pantograph - the word "void" appears when the document is copied.

4. Complex Colors - colors which are developed by using a mixture of two or more of the primary colors (red, yellow or blue) and black if required.

5. Erasable Fluorescent Background Inks - fluoresces under ultraviolet light and reacts to any attempt to erase in such a manner as to be immediately detectable.

6. Background Security Design - a repetitious design consisting of a pattern which hinders counterfeiting efforts.

7. Microline - a line of small alpha characters in capital letters which requires a magnifying glass to read.

9. Embedded strip security features. Watermark

(b) Intaglio Print - with or without latent image.

DOCUMENT SIZE - Certificates of Origin size specifications shall be seven (7) inches by eight (8) inches.

PAPER STOCK - Sixty (60) pound offset or equivalent durability.


This VEHICLE MCO FORM is pre-printed with the data spaces and the standard certificate of origin transfer verbiage, etc.

In addition to shipping you the MCO forms, we will email you Word-file printing templates and instructions - which you can also download below. When you receive the certificates, you can print the data for each of your vehicles, components , parts or products using our easy-to-use Word-file template and instructions - DOWNLOADS BELOW .... using either a plain inkjet printer OR a laser printer.

Right-click here to download the Word file MCO printing template

Right-click here to download the ODOMETER STATEMENT pdf file


Right-click here to download the BILL-OF-SALE TEMPLATE .doc file




You can use programs like Microsoft Office or even FREE software like Open Office....

Click here to go to the https://www.openoffice.org/ to download Open Office for FREE!!!

PRINTING INSTRUCTIONS:

These forms print on either inkjet printers or laser printers. Use the Word (.doc) file printing template above. Simply input the data you want including the serial number you want in the lower left.

If you wish, you can insert your company logo image file and resize at the top center instead of just a text of your company name if you wish.

Print off a test of your certificate on a regular blank sheet of white paper.

Then place the printed test sheet of paper over the certificate in front of a strong light like a desk lamp to make sure everything lines up and prints EXACTLY where you need it to.

Then, if needed, just simply move text left to right with spaces (spacebar and backspace) and adjust text up or down simply by changing the font size of a blank line above the area or line needing moved up or down,

Then re-test-print and re-adjust until perfect BEFORE printing on the actual certificate - MCO.

You can insert your company logy as an image file in the .doc template file and/or you can insert an image file of the manufacturers rep signature in the signature space... or they can sign there in live ink.

There is no database of authorized signers or of signatures for you to submit that info to. The signature on the front is really only ceremonial and the notarized signature on the back can be of any manager, salesperson, etc... again there is no database of signers or signatures.

PRINTER!! The MCOs you will receive can be printed on with either an inkjet or laser printer. Because these MCOs are thick paper and they are perforated they can jam especially if you feed them up through a paper tray and/or in a laser printer where the document has to wrap around a drum in order to print. This problem is not the MCO - all MCO are the same in this regard -- The problem is printers. The best advise is to use a top-feed printer (Canon, Epson, Etc.) where the document feed is straight and simple rather than acrobatic. All MCOs are made on a special "money" paper that is heavier stock and unfortunately it can kink easily in some printers - especially if feeding them up from a bottom tray where the document has to perform a wrap maneuver. The required paper stock and the perforated paper are an issue but that doesn't change with any MCO. I recommend using a top feed if you have that option on your printer. The Epson inkjet printers have a few models that feature top feed. Your DMV may wish you to add certain verbiage to your MCOs depending on their rules and the specific type of vehicle etc. Typically you might add such verbiage under the data area on the front of the MCO. You may want to examine some of the standard verbiage options based on your type of vehicle - trailer, motorized vehicle, LSV, etc…. Examples of verbiage that may be requested include:

THIS VEHICLE CONFORMS TO ALL FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARDS IN EFFECT ON THE DATE OF MANUFACTURER.

THIS VEHICLE CONFORMS TO ALL FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARDS AND EPA STANDARDS IN EFFECT ON THE DATE OF MANUFACTURER.

THIS LOW SPEED VEHICLE CONFORMS TO FEDERAL REGULATIONS UNDER TITLE 49 CFR PART 571.500 AND THE MAXIMUM SPEED CAPABILITY IS OVER 20 MPH BUT NOT MORE THAN 25 MPH.

DMVs usually need your customers to have this MCO, and an odometer statement, and proof of purchase - i.e. a bill-of-sale, a receipt, an invoice, etc.

So, in ONE SHOT you set and print EVERYTHING on each MCO - including your campany name and/or logo at the top, all of the data, the RED SERIAL number on the bottom left, any extra verbiage you want or need to inset per your DMVs request and/or related to special vehicle types, etc!



The MCOs you will receive can be printed on with either an inkjet or laser printer.

Attached here to this email is the printing template Word file that you will use to print the data specific to your project or vehicle, onto the MCOs when you receive them. You can change about anything using Word - insert logos, change serial numbers, etc.

PRINTER!! The MCOs you will receive can be printed on with either an inkjet or laser printer. Because these MCOs are thick paper and they are perforated they can jam especially if you feed them up through a paper tray and/or in a laser printer where the document has to wrap around a drum in order to print. This is not the MCO - all MCO are the same in this regard. The problem is printers. The best advise is to use a top-feed printer (Canon, Epson, Etc.) where the document feed is straight and simple rather than acrobatic. All MCOs are made on a special "money" paper that is heavier stock and unfortunately it kinks easily in some printers - especially if feeding them up from a bottom tray where the document has to perform a wrap maneuver. The required paper stock and the perforated paper are an issue but that doesn't change with any MCO. I recommend using a top feed if you have that option on your printer. The Epson inkjet printers have a few models that feature top feed.

Using, the printing template Word file that I emailed to you at your PayPal email address, you can change about anything using Word - insert logos, change serial numbers, etc. The RED serial number on the bottom left on the template is just YOUR serial number for that MCO. Change it for each MCO of course but you can use ANY numbering system you want.

Input the info for your vehicle or product into the template. Any spaces that do not apply to your vehicle (for instance engine data fields on an MCO for a trailer), simply input N/A for non-applicable. Test print your template onto a blank sheet of regular, plain, white paper and hold the test print over the actual MCO in front of a strong light. You will need to make sure everything prints exactly where you want it to.

If you need to move text to left or right, just use the spaces bar as needed. To move text lines or areas up or down, simply highlight a blank line right above that area or line and change the font size of that blank line to move the area or line below it up or down. Repeat, retest, and readjust as needed until perfect before printing on the actual MCO.

TOP AREA - Vehicle info such as:

DATE = Date of sale

INVOICE NUMBER - MCO SERIAL NUMBER - Your company's invoice number on the sale - whatever you want that to be. Often a convenient idea for your company's invoice numbers would be to base the number on the sale date. For instance your first sale on June 6 2017 might be 06021701 and it is often handy to use that same number for your MCO serial - The red number on the lower left of the front of the MCO.

GVWR is Gross Vehicle Weight Rating. This is the total weight of the vehicle when fully loaded with passengers and/or cargo. For instance, your motorcycle may weigh 700 pounds by itself (that would be the "curb weight' or "Shipping weight" of the vehicle) but the GVWR is the rating total weight WITH passenger and cargo. So you MIGHT figure about 200 pounds per person and a maximum of two people plus 50 pounds of luggage maybe. That would be a potential maximum load of 450 pounds added to the vehicle weight of 700 pounds for a GVWR of 1150 pounds.

All other spaces are self-explanatory of course.

MIDDLE AREA - of the front of the MCO is for a dealership distributorship or customer/buyer as applicable.

The lower right area includes 3 lines - the top is for the manufacturer name (again) and the bottom is for their city, state (and country). The middle line in this area is for a signature of a manufacturer rep.

For Manufacturer’s Name at the top center, you can either type in the name (and play with fonts, etc) OR you can insert an image file of your company logo there.

The back side contains the transfer spaces and an odometer statement AND I have attached an odometer statement here as well. Depending on your state, the seller’s signature may need to be notarized here.

Your DMV may wish you to add certain verbiage to your MCOs depending on their rules and the specific type of vehicle etc. Typically you might add such verbiage under the data area on the front of the MCO. You may want to examine some of the standard verbiage options based on your type of vehicle - trailer, motorized vehicle, LSV, etc…. Examples of verbiage that may be requested include:

THIS VEHICLE CONFORMS TO ALL FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARDS IN EFFECT ON THE DATE OF MANUFACTURER.

THIS VEHICLE CONFORMS TO ALL FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARDS AND EPA STANDARDS IN EFFECT ON THE DATE OF MANUFACTURER.

THIS LOW SPEED VEHICLE CONFORMS TO FEDERAL REGULATIONS UNDER TITLE 49 CFR PART 571.500 AND THE MAXIMUM SPEED CAPABILITY IS OVER 20 MPH BUT NOT MORE THAN 25 MPH.

DMVs usually need your customers to have this MCO, and an odometer statement, and proof of purchase - i.e. a bill-of-sale, a receipt, an invoice, etc.

Once you have printed the MCO, carefully bend the perforations lines to weaken them and then detach the actual 7x8 inch MCO from along the perforation lines from the rest of the sheet.

NOTE: Most DMVs do NOT allow the buyer and the seller to be the same person. So in the case, for instance, where you have something that have built (a trailer or a motorcycle, etc) that you wish to title to yourself, you will want to have someone else (spouse, friend, business partner, etc) sign as the manufacturer’s rep and on the back signing over the transfer space to you. There is no database of signers or signatures manufacturers reps - if you are not the manufacturer, contact the manufacturer for info.

The Manufacturers Rep or Manufacturers Agent signature on the bottom right of the front can be whoever your company deisgnates to do thet.

There is NO DATABASE of Manufacturers Agent signators or signatures to submit that info to so whatever name and signature of whoever you designate as a representative is fine.

This signature on the front is effectively just ceremonial as it is not referenced in any database and it is not notarized.

RED SERIAL NUMBER ON BOTTOM LEFT: This is a sequential number that you assign using whatever system you would lie to use. This can be based on the date and/or invoice number if you prefer for convenience. There is no record or database to submit your RED serial number system to... it is entirely for your convenience although a RED serial number on the lower left of the front of the MCO is REQUIRED!


THE MCO FORM:
 Boat MCO Certificate of Origin
MCO MSO Forms

THE MCO TEMPLATE : This is a screen shot of the .doc template file we email you to fill in the info etc on the MCOs when you get them:
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SAMPLE MCOs CERTIFICATES OF ORIGIN PRINTED USING THE .doc TEMPLATE:


SAMPLE MOTORCYCYCLE MCO/MSO:
MOTORCYCLE MCO CERTIFICATE OF ORIGIN SAMPLE


SAMPLE TRAILER MCO:
TRAILER MCO CERTIFICATE OF ORIGIN SAMPLE

SAMPLE MCO CERTIFICATE OF ORIGIN MCO PRINTED WITH LOGO USING THE .doc file TEMPLATE:
MCO CERTIFICATE OF ORIGIN SAMPLE WITH LOGO



MCO BACK SIDE - contains the transfer spaces, lien space, and an odometer statement space...
back of MCO form

Please email me with any questions
crb1177@yahoo.com

PURCHASE DISCOUNT MCOs HERE!....

HANDLING on MCOs : MCOs usually ship within two or three business days of ordering.

SHIPPING ON MCOs is included in the prices below and is by USPS Priority Mail in the USA ONLY which typically takes about 2 to 4 days

So total time from ordering to receiving is about 5 to 10 business days


For International orders, please email me at crb1177@yahoo.com for an arrangements and an invoice - First Class International Mail (non-trackable) is typically an additional $20 USD and FedEx (trackable) prices and transit times vary significantly by location but typically cost between $60 and $200

Although we do sell just 1 or 2 MCOs, it is VERY STRONGLY RECOMMENDED THAT YOU BUY EXTRA MCOs just in case of an error, a typo, a printer jam up, etc.... It is actually a bad idea to order just one or two MCOs,.... because of the possibility of an error or printer jam, etc. You should always buy extra MCOs for printing safety and our MCO prices are so cheap it doesn't make any sense not to!

For INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING OPTIONS or any other questions, Please Email me at:
crb1177@yahoo.com

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