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Glenn Hegar
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
Glenn Hegar
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
Glenn Hegar
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

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Manufacturer’s Off-Highway Vehicle Warranty (OHVW) Report

Notice of Extension - To File The Manufacturer’s Off-Highway Vehicle Warranty Report

Manufacturers licensed with the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) as off-highway vehicle manufacturers have been granted an extension to file the Manufacturer’s Off-Highway Vehicle Warranty Report until Apr. 1, 2020.

Access to the Comptroller eSystems to file the report online is now available!

Beginning March 1, 2020, state law requires manufacturers of off-highway vehicles licensed by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) to file an annual report listing warranty information from Texas customers that purchased new off-highway vehicles (OHVs) from retailers not located in Texas.

Who Must File This Report?

As a TxDMV-licensed manufacturer of OHVs, you must file an off-highway vehicle warranty (OHVW) report online if you

The report must include warranty information for new off-highway vehicles purchased outside Texas and warrantied in Texas. Off-highway vehicles include

  • all-terrain vehicles (ATVs)
  • off-highway motorcycles
  • off-highway recreational vehicles (OHRV)
  • sand rails
  • utility vehicles (UTVs)

As an off-highway vehicle manufacturer, you must file the report even if you did not warranty any new off-highway vehicles in Texas during the reporting period (previous calendar year).

How to File a Report

You must report online the required warranty information using the Comptroller eSystems.

To File Your Warranty Report

On the Comptroller website, select the Webfile – eSystems Login.

  • If you have not used eSystems before, select the Sign Up button and follow the instructions to create your user profile.
  • If you already have a user profile, enter your User ID and Password and click Login.

From the eSystems menu, select Off-Highway Vehicle Manufacturer Reporting and follow the instructions to file your warranty report.

What Your Report Must Include

Your annual report must include a separate line-item entry providing the OHV warranty information for each vehicle sold in the previous calendar year, by a retailer outside the state of Texas to a customer who warranties the vehicle within Texas. Each entry must include the following:

  • the vehicle’s Vehicle Identification Number (VIN), make, model, year, purchase date, purchase price or manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP)
  • the purchaser’s name and Texas address
  • the retailer’s name and address

An example of a CSV Reporting Template (CSV) and the OHVW Visual Guide (PDF) is provided here to assist you with the electronic filing requirements.

Due Date

The report is due annually on March 1 of the year following the reporting period. For example, warranty activity for calendar year 2019 is due on March 1, 2020. If the due date falls on a weekend or federal holiday, the due date will be the next business day.

*Please note that the deadline for 2020 reporting has been extended to April 1, 2020.

Additional Resources

Need Assistance With Reporting?

Contact the Comptroller's office at 833-227-0770 or email us.

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