✅ Updated October 2020

Ultimate Guide to Replacing your Vehicle Title in Wisconsin

Here's the ultimate guide to replacing your vehicle title in Wisconsin. We've simplified the entire process for you so you can save time. Check out our full Wisconsin DMV Help page.

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

  • Replacement title application​ 
  • To be an owner of the vehicle (must be an individual, not a business)
  • A valid credit or debit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express) or ACH (Automated Clearing House) payment from your checking or savings account. Your credit or debit card will be charged a convenience fee for this service. There is no convenience fee charged for ACH payment. 
    • ​For ACH payments your account will be charged a $20 application fee 
    • For credit or debit card payments, your account will be charged a $20 application fee and convenience fee
  • A valid email address
  • Your Wisconsin driver license or identification card number (or full name)
  • The last four digits of your social security number (or full SSN)
  • Your date of birth
  • The vehicle identification number (VIN) for the vehicle. ​You can find the VIN on your certificate of registration or on the vehicle

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

  • Step 1: Visit replacement title application
    • Submit the required information
    • Submit payment
    • Receive a receipt for your replacement title
  • Step 2: Once the online transaction is completed, you cannot cancel it or receive a refund. Verify that you have entered the information correctly before completing payment information.
  • Step 3: You should receive a replacement title in the mail within 7-10 business days after completing the online application.

Caveats and Exceptions:

If needed, you may complete and sign the Replacement Title Application MV2119 and mail it with the $20 fee to the address provided. You may bring the completed MV2119 ​to any DMV customer service center offering title and registration services for immediate processing for an additional $5 counter service fee.

  • Proof of identity (driver license or identification card) is required to receive a title when applying in person. If proof of identify is not provided, DMV will mail the title to the vehicle owner or lien holder.
  • DMV customer service centers accept cash, checks, debit cards, and credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover only). Debit cards will be processed as credit.
  • There is a convenience fee for using a credit or debit card.

DMV requires anyone picking up a title on behalf of the owner or lien holder to have a completed "Permission to Pick Up Title" form MV2932 (Spanish version​) and show proof of identity.

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