Duplicate Titles

If the original title has been lost, stolen or mutilated, you may apply for a duplicate.

Fees

A $25.00 fee is required for a duplicate title.

Obtaining a Duplicate Title Online:

You may order a Duplicate Title Online by visiting our Online Branch.

To obtain a Duplicate Title:

  1. Complete a Duplicate Title Application.

    This form is available at any full service RMV office or from a licensed Massachusetts insurance agency. You may also download this Duplicate Title 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 the required information. All owners must sign the application.

    If there was a lien on the vehicle and the loan has been satisfied, a Lien Release, on original letterhead, from the lienholder must be submitted. Faxes and photocopies are not acceptable.

  3. Mail the completed Duplicate Title Application, a $25.00 check, payable to MassDOT, and the Lien Release (if applicable), to:
Attn: Duplicate Titles Department
Registry of Motor Vehicles
PO Box 55885
Boston, MA 02205-5885

Processing Time

Online: If you are eligible to order a duplicate title online, the title will be processed and mailed in 2 business days. Please allow seven (7) to ten (10) business days after receipt of the transaction to receive the title in the mail.

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


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