WVC 17 A- 3 - 9
§17A-3-9. Act of registration and record thereof; registration
The department shall file each application received and when
satisfied as to the genuineness and regularity thereof, and that
the applicant is entitled to register such vehicle and to the
issuance of a certificate of title shall register the vehicle
therein described and keep a record thereof in suitable books, on
index cards, or by means of magnetic recording devices as
(1) Under a distinctive registration number assigned to the
(2) Alphabetically, under the name of the owner;
(3) Under the manufacturer's serial or identification number
if available, otherwise any other identifying number of the
(4) In the discretion of the department, in any other manner
it may deem desirable.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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