✅ Updated November 2020

Ultimate Guide to Replacing your Vehicle Title in Texas

Here's the ultimate guide to replacing your vehicle title in Texas. We've simplified the entire process for you so you can save time.

 

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

📌 Application for a Certified Copy of Certificate of Title (Form VTR-34) (completed and certified)

📌 Current driver’s license or U.S. passport (provided as a photocopy, if renewing by mail)

📌 Payment for duplicate title fee

  • $2 (check or money order) if renewing by mail
  • $5.45 if renewing at the DMV in person

 

What You’ll Do to Replace your Vehicle Title in Texas

If requesting a replacement title by mail...

  • Step 1: Find the mailing address of your local DMV regional service center
  • Step 2: Mail the required documentation plus payment to the appropriate address
  • Step 3: Receive your replacement vehicle title via U.S. mail

If requesting a replacement title at the DMV in person...

  • Step 1: Visit your nearest DMV office (optional: make an appointment!)
    • Submit the required documents and identification
    • Submit required payment
    • Receive documentation acknowledging your application for a replacement vehicle title
  • Step 3: Receive your replacement vehicle title via U.S. mail

Caveats and Exceptions

  • Is your vehicle held in the names of multiple owners?  Then you will need the signatures of every owner.

 

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