Note: A privilege that has been paid can still be noted on the title. If this is the case, an original release of the lien of the secured creditor is required. A fax or photocopy is not acceptable. If you find the original title after the replacement is issued, you must return the original to the Registrar of Motor Vehicles. If you apply for a replacement ticket at a DMV office, the replacement ticket will NOT be issued to you there. All certificates of title are printed in a secure facility in Albany and sent to the owner. For this reason, the fastest and easiest way to apply for a replacement title is to do it online. If the title is mutilated or illegible, you must submit it with the replacement request. Duplicate title without proof of title (previously registered) (only by mail) To apply for a replacement title online, you must specify the following: If the person to whom the title was issued has died, the application must be accompanied by a copy of the administrative letter, a court order or an affidavit of the surviving spouse and a death certificate. Note: If you submit a mail transfer request to the U.S.
Postal Service (USPS), there is no guarantee that the USPS will forward your DMV documents to the new address. Please ensure that your contact information with the VDD is up to date. Here are the steps to request a certified copy of the title by mail: If the application for title is signed by a power of attorney, in addition to the above requirements, the following must be specified: If the motor vehicle bears the title of a business, government agency, leasing company, lien holder or organization, in addition to acceptable identification, an agent`s original business card or Authorization required on the company`s letterhead that corresponds to the employee`s or agent`s identification. This letter of authorization must be signed by a person other than the officer signing for the applicant. Shipping times for tickets ordered online (Eastern Time) A „business day“ is a day of the week that is not a public holiday. If you order your certificate of title during or before a weekend and/or public holiday, the certificate of title cannot be processed before the next working day of the weekend and/or public holiday. (Sending an express email for an application does not reduce the time it takes to review the application or issue the replacement ticket.) There are various situations where you may need to apply for a duplicate title. The best way to do this is to make an appointment to visit an automotive agency. In some situations, you can request one by mail, but it can take 8 to 12 weeks. Questions, contact us.
*NOTE: A duplicate security issued with a lien will be sent to the lien creditor. If you received a loan for your vehicle and that loan was repaid, first check with your pawnshop (e.B. Bank), if it bears your title. If not, get a signed letter from the secured creditor on their letterhead stating that the loan has been repaid. The letter must also indicate the year, make, vehicle identification number (VIN) and all titled owners. No faxes or photocopies of waiver of privilege will be accepted. The release of lien must be filed with your application for a replacement title, regardless of the age of the loan. If a title is lost or destroyed, you can obtain a certified copy of the title by following the steps below. If a lien is registered, the privilege must complete a request for a certified copy of the title or provide you with an original release of the lien. There is a 30-day waiting period to request a certified copy of the title after the last one has been issued.
To request a replacement or duplicate of your Massachusetts Certificate of Title, you will need yours: Note: The signature of a lien creditor on an application for replacement vehicle title does not constitute a waiver of lien. To apply for a replacement ticket by mail, you must send your completed application with a cheque or money order to MassDOT to: Fees for lost and damaged securities are regulated by law. A fine may be imposed if the person applying for a duplicate title knowingly possesses the original title. You can also renew in person or by mail. If you request a replacement title in a DMV office, we will NOT give you a new title while you are there. We print all certificates of title at a secure facility in Albany and send them to the vehicle owner. We will email your new title to the current address in your title folder. If your vehicle registration is in your name, you can first change your address online and then replace your title. If you have authorized someone else to register your vehicle, you will not be able to change the address in your online title file. Please contact the Securities Services Office at 1-518-486-4714 to update your title address. We can send you your replacement ticket by express mail. It costs more.
Express mail is not available between Friday at 20:30 and Sunday at 20:30. Sending an application by express mail does not reduce the time required to examine your application or issue the replacement ticket. If the motor vehicle has the title of a trust, the current identifier of the applicant trustee must be submitted. To identify trustees eligible to sign, the application must also be supported by one of the following: Use the Title Services Office phone number, 1-518-486-4714, on your express mail bill. .