Adding a Lienholder to a Title

If a lienholder was omitted on the original title or you need to add or change a lienholder, you may amend this information and receive a new title issued with the correct lienholder information.

Fees

A $25.00 fee is required to amend/add the lienholder information and issue a new title.

Processing Time

Please allow seven (7) to ten (10) business days after receipt of the application for a new title to be processed and mailed. The new title will be mailed directly to the lienholder. If you have any questions, call the Title Division at 857-368-8050.

To add a Lienholder to a Title:

  1. Complete a  Title Amendment Form.

    This form is available at any full service RMV office or from a licensed Massachusetts insurance agency. You may also download this Title Amendment form from the Forms and Files section on our website. Or call the Telephone Center and access the forms menu to have a form sent to you.

  2. Check the appropriate boxes and fill in all required information. All owners must sign the application form.
  3. Mail the completed Title Amendment Form, the original title and a $25.00 check, payable to MassDOT, to:
Attn: Adding a Lien Department
Registry of Motor Vehicles
PO Box 55885
Boston, MA 02205-5885

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