✅ Updated November 2020

Here's the ultimate guide to getting a replacement title for your vehicle in California DMV. We've simplified the entire process for you to save you time.

What You’ll Need to Replace your Vehicle Title in California

📌 Completed Application for Duplicate Title Form (Form REG 227)

📌 Signed by legal owner and notarized

📌 California driver’s license (if applying in person)

📌 Damaged title (if applicable)

📌 $21 for duplicate title fee (may vary by type of vehicle)

 

What You’ll Do to Replace your Vehicle Title

Step 1: Submit your completed Application for Duplicate Title Form (Form REG 227) to the DMV, either in person or by mail

  1. Department of Motor Vehicles
  2. Vehicle Registration Operations
  3. P.O. Box 942869
  4. Sacramento, CA 94269

Step 2: Receive your replacement CA vehicle title via U.S. mail

 

 

More Questions?

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