Massachusetts RMV - Title Forms

Title Forms

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Form Description Instructions
Affidavit in Lieu of Certificate of Title for Salvage Vehicle
This form is only to be used by Insurers or by Class 2 or Class 3 Massachusetts Dealers applying for a Salvage Title (or Certificate of Title if vehicle is ten or more years old) to certify that a valid Certificate of Title for the vehicle acquired by the applicant is not available due to circumstances as detailed in M.G.L. Chapter 90D, Section 20(e)(1) or Section 20(e)(2). Complete the form and send it, along with all required documentation, to the RMV Title Division.
Affidavit of Repossession
This form is used when a lien holder repossesses a vehicle. You may bring the completed form, along with the title, to any full service RMV branch office.
Affidavit of Sale of Involuntarily Towed Vehicle This form is used by licensed towing companies for the sale of police authorized towed vehicles. Complete this form and give it the purchaser, along with all of the other documents required under M.G.L. c. 255 sec. 39A.
Affidavit of Surviving Spouse
This form is used if you, as a surviving spouse, need to title a vehicle that was previously registered to you and your spouse. Complete the Affidavit of Surviving Spouse form. Bring the completed form, all required documents and the appropriate fees to the nearest full service RMV branch office.
Application for Dealer Reassignment of Title (DRT-1) This application is used by Licensed Massachusetts Dealers to order DRT-1 forms used to reassign a title or assign & authorize a loan payoff or assign & authorize a duplicate certificate of title.

Complete the top section and sign it. Mail or fax the completed form. The RMV will mail the DRT-1 forms to the Dealer address.

Application for Duplicate Certificate of Title
This application is used to apply for a duplicate title if yours has been lost. Please follow the instructions found on the top of the form for completing the application.You may bring the completed form, appropriate fee and lien release (if applicable), to any full service RMV branch office or mail everything to the address on the form.
Application for Inspection of a Salvaged Motor Vehicle
This application is used to get a salvage inspection performed on your repaired/reconstructed vehicle in order to register the vehicle. Please complete this form and bring it to an RMV branch and pay the required $50.00 fee. After the fee has been paid, bring this completed application and the receipt of the fee payment with you to a Massachusetts inspection site .
Application for Replacement of Vehicle Identification Number
This application is used to apply for a replacement/ Mass Assigned Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). Please follow the instructions at the top of the form for completing the application. Bring the completed form to an RMV branch and pay the required $50.00 fee. After the fee has been paid, bring this completed application and the receipt of the fee payment with you to your scheduled appointment.
Application for Junking or Scrapping a Motor Vehicle
This form is used when any person takes possession of a motor vehicle for the purpose of junking or scrapping. Complete this form and send it, along with the Certificate of Title, to the address on the form.
Application for Withdrawal of Title This form is used for the withdrawal of a new vehicle transaction for a vehicle that has not left the dealer's lot Please complete the application and submit with the required documents as specified on the form.  Upon receipt of the form and the required documents the certificate of origin will be returned to the dealer.
Lienholder Complaint Form
(revised 09/05)
This form is used when a lienholder fails to timely release a lien and forward the title to a dealer, insurer or owner after having received payment. Complete the entire form, print name, and sign. Mail the completed form along with any documents specified in the form that may substantiate the claim to the address on the form.
Notarized Affidavit for Correction
(revised 11/08)
This form is used to make a correction in an assignment of title, certificate of origin or application for title (RMV-1).
This form cannot be used if the first assignment by owner on the back of a title is being voided, or if the purchaser is being changed. In this case, the owner must apply for and obtain a duplicate certificate of title. The Application for Duplicate Certificate of Title form is used for this purpose.
A complete description of the vehicle which should include the year,make,model and VIN. The title number (state must be listed, if not Massachusetts). A detailed statement explaining the error(s) made and the source. A detailed statement explaining the correct information (The RMV may also require evidence to support the claim). If the person providing the affidavit is representing a company, this affidavit must be on company letterhead.
Photocopy of RMV-1
(revised 04/08)
This form is used to request a photocopy of the RMV-1 form and supporting documentation. Complete all required sections. Enclose a check or money order and mail to the address on the form.
Proof of Visual Inspection (VIN)
(revised 10/05)
This form is used to verify a VIN. Complete the upper portion of the form.  Submit your vehicle for a visual inspection of its VIN to any state, MDC, or local police officer and have him/her complete and sign in the appropriate areas.
RMV1 Use this form to process:
  • Registration and Title (RT)
  • Registration Only (RO)
  • Registration Transfer (RX)
  • Title Only (TO)
  • Salvage Title (ST)
  • Summer/Winter Swap (SW)
  • Title Add Registration (TAR)
  • Surviving Spouse (SS)
This is a 2-page document.  Both pages must be completed in full, stamped by your insurance company or agent (registration transactions only) and submitted with all proper documents to the RMV branch office for processing.  Purchaser(s) signature is required on line 50 / 51.  Mass dealer signature required on all Mass dealer sales.

This form will be rejected by the RMV for the following reasons:

  • The form is not printed on 8 ½ x 11 white paper
  • The form is printed on color paper
  • The form is printed on card stock
  • The form is not signed in the appropriate places by the registered owner(s)
  • The form is not legible due to ink smears or low toner marks
Title Amendment Form
(revised 09/05)
The Title Amendment Form is used to amend or change information on your title. If you are adding a lienholder to a title, complete sections A, B and D of this form and supply the required documents. If you are changing information on a title, complete sections A, C and D of this form and supply the required documents. Complete the Title Amendment form. All owners must sign the application. Mail the completed form, original title and a $25.00 check or money order, made payable to the Registry of Motor Vehicles, to the address listed at the top of the form.


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