Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to turn in my damaged car title?
Yes, you should turn in your damaged or mutilated car title to the OK MVD to receive a duplicate car title. You may send your damaged car title along with your application materials for a car title replacement to:

Oklahoma Tax Commission

Motor Vehicle Division

2501 North Lincoln Boulevard

Oklahoma City, OK 73194

You may also apply for a duplicate title at a local tag agency.

For more information: How to Replace a Lost Vehicle Title in Oklahoma

How do I file a police report if my car title was stolen?
To report a stolen car title, you are encouraged to file a police report at the nearest police station. If your car title information is found to be stolen, then you may be protected from unlawful use of your vehicle and personal information. Your application for a replacement car title must be signed and notarized by a Notary Public. Contact the Oklahoma Tax Commission at 405-521-3217 for more information regarding stolen car title replacement.

For more information: How to Replace a Lost Vehicle Title in Oklahoma

How do I obtain a duplicate car title?
To get an Oklahoma duplicate car title, you must either apply by mail to the Motor Vehicle Division or in person at a tag agency. To apply for a duplicate car title you will need to submit an Application for Duplicate Certificate of Title for Vehicle/Boat/Motor. The application must be signed by the title owner and notarized by a Notary Public. Include the following on your application:

You must supply either an Oklahoma car registration or proof of out of state residency to obtain a duplicate car title.

For more information: How to Replace a Lost Vehicle Title in Oklahoma

How do I obtain a salvaged car title?
To get a salvage car title in the state of Oklahoma, the damage to a vehicle must be between 60 percent and 79 percent of the current market value. Your insurance company or insurance agent must submit a request for a Salvage title. You may get a copy of salvage car title from the Oklahoma Tax Commission Motor Vehicle Division or at any tag agency located throughout the state. The salvage title fee is $4, although fees are subject to change.

For more information: Title Transfers or obtaining a New Certificate of Title in Oklahoma

How do I transfer my car title between states?
If you are transferring your title from another state to the state of Oklahoma, you will have to apply for an original Oklahoma car title. To apply for an Oklahoma title, provide the following information:

  • Provide evidence of ownership in the form of either an out-of-state title or a Manufacturers Certificate of Origin
  • Get the used vehicle inspected at a tag agency
  • Provide lien documentation, if applicable
  • Provide proof of liability insurance
  • Complete and sign an Application for Oklahoma Certificate of Title
  • Complete an odometer disclosure statement for vehicles nine years old or less

You may transfer car title between states at your local Oklahoma tag agency.

For more information: Title Transfers or obtaining a New Certificate of Title in Oklahoma

How do I transfer my car title if I lost the original?
If you are the owner of a motor vehicle and have lost a car title that has been assigned to you, then you may apply for a new one. To apply for a new title, you must fill out an Affidavit for Transfer of Ownership Following Loss of Assigned Oklahoma Title. Along with this application, you must also provide proof of ownership such as a notarized bill of sale. You must have the application notarized.

For more information: Title Transfers or obtaining a New Certificate of Title in Oklahoma

How do I transfer my car title?
When transferring car title ownership of a motor vehicle from one person to another, provide the following information:

  • Certificate of title
  • Proof of car insurance
  • Lien release, if applicable
  • Car registration
  • Odometer disclosure for vehicles nine years or younger
  • Purchase price documentation, such as a bill of sale

You may apply to transfer title at any motor license agency or by mail to the Oklahoma Tax Commission Motor Vehicle Division.

For more information: Title Transfers or obtaining a New Certificate of Title in Oklahoma

How do I transfer the title of my RV?
In the state of Oklahoma, you can transfer RV title in the same manner in which you transfer title of a regular motor vehicle. To transfer RV title, you will need the following information:

  • Certificate of title, properly assigned and notarized
  • Proof of liability car insurance
  • Lien release document, if applicable
  • Current motorcycle registration
  • Odometer disclosure statement, if vehicle is nine years or younger
  • Bill of Sale or other purchase price documentation

To transfer your RV title, supply this information and documentation to an Oklahoma tag agency along with your title fee.

For more information: Title Transfers or obtaining a New Certificate of Title in Oklahoma

How long does it take to receive my replacement car title after ordering online?
You may not order an OK duplicate car title online. You may apply for car title replacement by mail or at a local tag agency. Once your application is processed and approved, you will receive your car title replacement. The MVD recommends that you apply for a replacement car title at a local tag agency since it may be faster.

For more information: How to Replace a Lost Vehicle Title in Oklahoma

If a family member dies and leaves his or her car to me, how do I switch over the title?
If a deceased relative bequeaths a vehicle to you in his or her will, you will be responsible for transferring the title to your name. The will must have been probated in order for you to be able to transfer title documentation into your name. You will have to present the court documents stating that the vehicle was left to you as well as the death certificate at a local tag agency. If the vehicle was left to you and there was no will and no other claim, then you can apply for a title transfer at a tag agency. Bring the deceased s death certificate with you.

For more information: Title Transfers or obtaining a New Certificate of Title in Oklahoma

What are some reasons that may require me to transfer my car title?
Some of the reasons vehicle owners may need to transfer car titles are:

  • Buying a car.
  • Selling a used vehicle.
  • Inheriting a vehicle from deceased family member.
  • Awarding a vehicle in a divorce settlement.

You may apply for an original title at an Oklahoma tag agency or through the Motor Vehicle Division by mailing the forms and appropriate fees.

For more information: Title Transfers or obtaining a New Certificate of Title in Oklahoma

What are the required fees to get a replacement car title?
The fees to get a car title replacement are as follows:

  • Duplicate title fee: $11
  • Mailing fee: $1.50

The mailing fee only applies if you are mailing your application to the MVD. If you apply in person at a tag agency, then you will not have to pay a mailing fee. Make your fees payable to the Oklahoma Tax Commission. Fees are subject to change.

For more information: How to Replace a Lost Vehicle Title in Oklahoma

What documents do I need to present for a replacement car title?
To get an Oklahoma duplicate title you will need to submit an Application for Duplicate Certificate of Title for Vehicle/Boat/Motor either in person at a tag agency or send it in to the Oklahoma Tax Commission Motor Vehicle Division. If you are an out-of-state resident, you must include proof of out-of-state residency such as a car registration, utility bill, bank statement or other official form of mail. Oklahoma residents also must include the registration decal number in the application. All applications must be signed and notarized by a Notary Public.

For more information: How to Replace a Lost Vehicle Title in Oklahoma

What documents do I need to transfer my car title?
The documents needed to transfer car titles in the state of Oklahoma are:

  • Certificate of title, properly assigned and notarized
  • Proof of liability car insurance
  • Lien release document, if applicable
  • Current car registration
  • Odometer disclosure statement, if vehicle is nine years or younger
  • Bill of sale or other purchase price documentation

Many of the forms needed to be completed to apply for Oklahoma car title transfer are available on the Oklahoma Tax Commission website.

For more information: Title Transfers or obtaining a New Certificate of Title in Oklahoma

What forms must I fill out for a duplicate car title?
To get an Oklahoma duplicate title, you will need to fill out an Application for Duplicate Certificate of Title for Vehicle/Boat/Motor either in person at a tag agency or send it in to the Oklahoma Tax Commission Motor Vehicle Division. If you are an out-of-state resident, you must also provide a form showing proof of out-of-state residency such as a car registration, utility bill, bank statement or other type of official mail. The application must be signed and notarized by a Notary Public.

For more information: How to Replace a Lost Vehicle Title in Oklahoma

What if the original is located after my car title replacement has been issued?
If you locate your original title after you have been issued a car title replacement, the original car title is now void. You are not required to return it to the DMV, however, be sure to keep it separate from your duplicate car title.

For more information: How to Replace a Lost Vehicle Title in Oklahoma

What is the process to get a title for a scooter or motorcycle?
The process to get motorcycle or moped title is the same as obtaining a regular motor vehicle title. To transfer title of your new or used motorcycle or moped, you will need to provide the following information:

  • Certificate of title, properly assigned and notarized
  • Proof of liability car insurance
  • Lien release document, if applicable
  • Current motorcycle registration
  • Odometer disclosure statement, if vehicle is nine years or younger
  • Bill of Sale or other purchase price documentation

You may apply for a motorcycle title transfer at a local tag agency.

For more information: Title Transfers or obtaining a New Certificate of Title in Oklahoma

When should I complete a Bill of Sale?
A bill of sale document is usually completed when one private parting is buying or selling a motor vehicle to another private party. In lieu of a bill of sale, drivers may obtain a Declaration of Vehicle Sale price from the Oklahoma Tax Commission website. It can be used in cases where a contract or bill of sale cannot be obtained.

For more information: Title Transfers or obtaining a New Certificate of Title in Oklahoma

Where can I mail my request for a replacement title?
You may send your application materials for a car title replacement to:

Oklahoma Tax Commission

Motor Vehicle Division

2501 North Lincoln Boulevard

Oklahoma City, OK 73194

You may also apply for a duplicate title at a local tag agency.

For more information: How to Replace a Lost Vehicle Title in Oklahoma

Will I need to present proof of insurance to get a car title replacement?
No, you do not need to present proof of car insurance to receive a duplicate car title. Though you must submit the following along with your application:

  • Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
  • Current registration decal number

The OK MVD requires that you submit proof of liability car insurance when apply for an original title or to transfer car title.

For more information: How to Replace a Lost Vehicle Title in Oklahoma