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How to Replace a Lost Vehicle Title in Hawaii

You may apply for a duplicate vehicle title if your original title is lost, stolen, or damaged. A vehicle with a missing title cannot be bought or sold, so owners must apply for and obtain a replacement before they can sell their vehicle.

WHAT YOU NEED WHEN APPLYING FOR A DUPLICATE/REPLACEMENT TITLE

IN THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HAWAII:

  1. Complete the Application for Duplicate Motor Vehicle Certificate of Title.
  2. Once completed, you must have the application form properly notarized.
  3. If your original title is damaged or mutilated, you must return the original title when applying for a replacement.
  4. If your title shows a lienholder, you must include the name of the lienholder and his/her signature on the form as well.

FEES

Along with your application form and the other materials, you must submit a $5.00 duplicate title fee. Checks and money orders should be payable to the Hawaii Department of Finance.

SUBMITTING THE APPLICATION

You can submit the application and fees for a duplicate title at your local contract office, or mail the package to:
Treasury Division
County of Hawaii
101 Pauahi Street, Suite 5
Hilo, Hawaii 96720-4224    

IN THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU:

  1. Complete the Application for Duplicate Motor Vehicle Certificate of Title.
  2. Once completed, you must have the application form properly notarized.
  3. If your original title is damaged or mutilated, you must return the original title when applying for a replacement.
  4. If your title shows a lienholder, you must include the name of the lienholder and his/her signature on the form as well.

FEES

Along with your application form and the other materials, you must submit a $10.00 duplicate title fee. Checks and money orders should be payable to the City and County of Honolulu.

SUBMITTING THE APPLICATION

You can submit the application and fees for a duplicate title at your local contract office, or mail the package to:
City and County of Honolulu
Department of Customer Services    
Division of Motor Vehicle, Licensing & Permits
P.O. Box 30330
Honolulu, Hawaii  96820-0330    

IN THE CITY AND COUNTY OF MAUI:

  1. There are no online forms available so you will have to visit the local Islands of Maui to collect one.
  2. Once completed, you must have the application form properly notarized.
  3. If your original title is damaged or mutilated, you must return the original title when applying for a replacement.
  4. If your title shows a lienholder, you must include the name of the lienholder and his/her signature on the form as well.

FEES

Along with your application form and the other materials, you must submit a $ 5.00 duplicate title fee. Checks and money orders should be payable to the Maui Department of Finance.

SUBMITTING THE APPLICATION

You can submit the application and fees for a duplicate title at your local contract office, or mail the package to any one of the address given County of Maui

IN THE CITY AND COUNTY OF KAUAI:

  1. There are no online forms available so you will have to visit the local DMV office to collect one.
  2. Once completed, you must have the application form properly notarized.
  3. If your original title is damaged or mutilated, you must return the original title when applying for a replacement.
  4. If your title shows a lienholder, you must include the name of the lienholder and his/her signature on the form as well.

FEES

Along with your application form and the other materials, you must submit a $ 5.00 duplicate title fee. Checks and money orders should be payable to the Kauai Department of Finance.

SUBMITTING THE APPLICATION

You can submit the application and fees for a duplicate title at your local contract office, or mail the package to any one of the address given to:
4444 Rice St.
Suite A480
Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii 96766    

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

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