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Subscribers accessing Arkansas Motor Vehicle Records
TITLE, REGISTRATION AND LIEN ABSTRACTS 
must read and sign this section of the agreement

INA can only provide electronic information. Copies of documents surrendered for title and registration must be obtained through the Office of Motor Vehicle Records and Information Unit. For more information contact (501) 682-4692 or (501) 682-4678.

If you qualify according to the Federal Driverís Privacy Act 18 U.S.C. 2721 that became effective September 13, 1997, to obtain motor vehicle records you may access them online through INA.

The Arkansas Code Ann. 27-14-412 which currently provides that all records of the Office of Motor Vehicle (OMV) are open to public inspection is Superseded by the Federal Driverís Privacy Act (18 U.S.C. 2721).  This Federal Law became effective on September 13, 1997 and generally prohibits disclosure of personal information from motor vehicle records except for permissible uses listed below.

One of these must apply to you before you may obtain an abstract of a Title, Registration and Lien record:

One of these must apply to you before you may obtain a Title, Registration and Lien record:
(1) Any law enforcement or government agency carrying out its functions.
(2) Vehicle recalls from manufacturers.
(3)

 Abandoned vehicles pursuant to Ark. Code Ann. 27-50-1101, ET Seq. and 27-50-1201, ET Seq.

(4)

Court purposes Ė with copy of filed complaint, judgment, court order, or letter explaining why personal information is needed to proceed with court action.

(5) Licensed attorney with copy of license, judgment or court order.
(6)

 Private investigative agency or licensed security service with copy of license, and a written purpose for requesting records.

(7) Towed or Impounded Vehicles with a written purpose for requesting records.
(8)

Insurance Companies in connection with claims, investigation activities, antifraud activities, rating or underwriting.  Must have written authorization from insurance company.

(9)

Written consent from registrant or lien holder to disclose personal information from their Motor Vehicle records.

(10) 

Licensed dealers - must be prepared to furnish current master dealer license number and a  purpose for requesting information.

Personal information contained in registration records received from the Office of Motor Vehicles (or INA acting on their behalf) is not to be published, redisclosed, or used to contact individuals except in the circumstances listed above. Improper use of personal information constitutes a violation of the Federal Driverís Privacy Act and may subject the violator to civil damages or criminal penalties.