Frequently Asked Questions - Michigan
Find answers to commonly asked questions about Simply ELT.
Electronic lien and title, also known as ELT, is a program offered by various US States allowing state Department of Motor Vehicles to electronically exchange lien and title information with lienholders in lieu of a paper title.
The benefits of ELT far outweigh any drawbacks so every lender should want to use ELT. However, not every state requires a lender to use ELT. As of May 2015 the following states have MANDATED an ELT program: Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Nebraska, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, and Virginia.
State jurisdiction benefits include: more accurate data resulting from the electronic exchange of data, improved delivery time, reduction in the use and control of secure forms, reduction in mailing and printing costs, improved data and forms security.Lienholder benefits include: potential staff reduction in areas associated with filing, retrieval and mailing of paper titles, reduction in storage space needed for filing and storing of paper titles, ease of processing for dealer transactions, reduction in fraud.
Yes. We have done many conversions both large and small from all of the main service providers. Your current service provider will supply us with a transmission of all your ACTIVE titles.