KAVIS Glossary of Terms

​Below are some common terms in AVIS that will change when KAVIS goes live.

AVIS Term
KAVIS Term
APPROVED AND PRINTED
Approved means the Title has been approved by the Central office for printing.  Printed means the Title number has been generated and the Title document has been issued.                                                    
APPROVED
Approved means the Title has been approved, the Title number has been generated, and the Title document is ready for printing.
ATV
Off road vehicles only
QUADRACYCLE
Off road vehicles only
AVIS
Automated Vehicle Information System; Kentucky legacy system
KAVIS
Kentucky Automated Vehicle Information System - 3M Product for vehicle records management
BRANDS
Brands put on by the user, NMVTIS or a brand that is on the out of state title to carry forward.  The brands also include mileage brands of exceeds mechanical limits or not actual miles.
DESIGNATION
Brands put on by the user, NMVTIS or a brand that is on the out of state title to carry forward.  The brands also include mileage brands of exceeds mechanical limits or not actual miles.
BTS
Boat Titling and Registration System; Kentucky legacy system
KAVIS
Boat maintenance subsystem of the KAVIS System; functionality supported in the 3M MVS
DUPLICATE TITLE
Title process is used to request a new Title document and number is generated for a lost title.  The only change that can be made to the Title record is the Owner address.
REPLACE TITLE
Title process is used to request a new Title document and number is generated for a lost title.  The only change that can be made to the Title record is the Owner address.
FORCED REGISTRATION
Customer is provided a registration receipt and the title is held out of state.
NON-TRANSFERABLE
Customer is provided a registration receipt and the title is held out of state.
HOUSE CAR
Has hard sides, is towed and is less than 320 sq. ft.
TRAVEL TRAILER
Has hard sides, is towed and is less than 320 sq. ft.
HOUSE TRAILER/MOBILE HOME
No generic description
MANUFACTURED DWELLING
KAVIS term for house trailer
LIEN
The legal claim of one person upon the property of another person to secure the payment of a debt or the satisfaction of an obligation.
SECURITY INTEREST
A Security Interest (SI) is the process a County Clerk Office would use to file a Lien not currently attached to a Title.
PLATE-DECAL-TEMP-TAG-RECEIPT
No generic description
PRODUCT
For the purpose of ATMM Product Inquiry, a “product” is anything that is provided to the customer that results in funds being entered into the ATMM system.  Products include: decals, duplicates, plate replacements, custom plates and so on.  Fees such as filing fees, postage fees, replacement title fees, late payment penalties, and so on.  Any other financial transactions, such as a customer’s paying taxes or making charitable contributions, administrative adjustments, or credit account adjustment.
POINT OF SALE
Location where a transaction occurs; generally refers to the hardware and software used for checkouts and accounting;  electronic cash register for a retail establishment
ATMM (AUTOMATED TRANSACTION MONEY MANAGER)
KAVIS 3M Solution for financial management
Contact Information Contact Info
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
200 Mero Street
Frankfort, KY 40622
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