Recovered Theft Title or Reconstructed Titles

After the vehicle has passed the Salvage inspection, you may obtain a Reconstructed or Recovered Theft Title. A Salvage Repairable Theft will be branded Recovered Theft. All other Salvage Repairable brands will be branded Reconstructed.


  • $75.00 fee, payable by cash, check or money order.

To process a Recovered Theft or Reconstructed Title:

  1. Bring the following documents when applying for a Recovered Theft or Reconstructed title:
    • A completed RMV-1 application. If registering the vehicle, you must provide insurance certification. If applying to pay tax and title fees only, no insurance certification is required.
    • A Salvage title with the information on the back completed.
    • A completed inspection form signed by a state trooper.
    • Registration fees, if applicable.
  2. You must bring all these forms in person to any full service RMV office

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