Manufactured homes such as mobile homes are required to be registered with the county Auditor’s office, according to Ohio Revised Code 4503.061(A). In addition, the Auditor’s office is responsible for processing any transfers of a title for a manufactured home.
how to transfer a title
Step 1: The taxpayer will present the notarized title to the Auditor’s office (373 S. High St. 19th Fl. Columbus, Ohio 43215) for processing. The Auditor employee will verify that the taxes have been paid in full, update all owner information in their system, collect Conveyance fees, and apply the necessary Auditor stamps.
Step 2: The Auditor’s office employee will on behalf of the taxpayer obtain the necessary Treasurer stamp.
Step 3: The taxpayer will be directed to the Clerk of Courts Auto Title office to obtain a new title in their name.
Please note, as a result of the ongoing public health emergency, manufactured home title transfers are currently being conducted by appointment-only from Monday through Friday, from 8 am to 12 pm. To schedule an appointment, please contact the Auditor’s office Manufactured Homes section at 614-525-3253.
For a more detailed explanation of the transfer process for manufactured homes, please view this informational brochure.