Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to turn in my damaged car title?
Though you are not required to turn in your damaged car title when you are applying for a car title copy, you should bring it with you to the local Wyoming DMV office.

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How do I file a police report if my car title was stolen?
To file a police report in Wyoming, you must visit a local law enforcement agency and ask for the police report paperwork.

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How do I obtain a duplicate car title?
To obtain a duplicate car title in Wyoming, you can apply either by mail or in person at a local Wyoming DOT office. Car title replacement applications are different based on the county you reside in. When submitting the application at your local DOT office, you will need to also present your car registration certificate, photo ID and the $15 fee to replace car titles. Your car title copy will arrive within 11 days of application.

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How do I obtain a salvaged car title?
When the cost to fix a damaged vehicle is more than 75 percent of the vehicles market value, you can apply for a salvaged (branded) car title. To obtain a branded car title, complete a Wyoming car title application, which you can obtain at a local Wyoming DOT office. You will need to provide the existing car title and provide evidence of the damage from an accident report of letter from your insurance provider.

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How do I transfer my car title between states?
To find out where to transfer car titles when moving to a new state, you will need to contact the DOT office in the state you are moving to. To transfer car titles to Wyoming as a new resident, you will need to visit a local Wyoming DOT office and bring the following documents with you:

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How do I transfer my car title if I lost the original?
When you lose the original car title for your vehicle, you can transfer car titles by visiting a local Wyoming DOT office. You will need to bring the following documents with you:

  • An affidavit detailing reasons for lost title
  • The vehicle registration (if available)
  • Proof of identity
  • Proof of residency
  • Duplicate title fee

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How do I transfer my car title?
Wyoming car title transfers can be conducted in person at a local Wyoming DOT office. The process you must follow to transfer car titles depends on whether you are buying a vehicle from a dealer, buying a vehicle from a private seller or selling your vehicle.

When buying a car from a dealer, the dealer will take care of transferring car titles.

When buying a car from a private seller, you will need to visit a DOT office. Prior to the visit, make sure the seller signs the car title over to you and also provides an affidavit with the following information:

  • Odometer reading
  • Vehicle description
  • Acknowledgment of penalties in the event information is incorrect

The seller must also complete a Bill of Sale. Once you have gathered all the required documents, you must submit them to the DOT office along with a completed Application for Certificate of Title and VIN/HIN Inspection Form Form MV-300A. DOT officials will also ask you for proof of identity and Wyoming residency as well as a VIN inspection. The fee to transfer car titles varies by county. Ask your county DOT official for specific costs.

When selling a vehicle, make sure you complete the necessary documents. In the event that you do not have the car title, complete an Affidavit of Ownership Form MV147 explaining the car title’s absence.

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How do I transfer the title of my RV?
To transfer the vehicle title for your RV, visit a local Wyoming DOT office and follow the same procedure as obtaining a car title for a regular motor vehicle.

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How long does it take to receive my replacement car title after ordering online?
There is currently no option to replace car titles online in Wyoming.

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If a family member dies and leaves his or her car to me, how do I switch over the title?
In order to transfer car titles from family members that have died, visit a local Wyoming DOT office and provide the following documents:

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What are the required fees to get a replacement car title?
The fee for replacing car titles in Wyoming is $15.

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What documents do I need to present for a replacement car title?
When applying to replace lost car titles, you will need to submit your local county Duplicate Car Title Application. Additionally, you will need to submit the following documents:

  • A registration certificate
  • A photo ID
  • Payment for the $15 car title copy fee

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What documents do I need to transfer my car title?
When submitting a transfer of title at a local Wyoming DOT office, you will need to present the following documents:

  • Car title assigned to you
  • Affidavit with the following information:
    • Odometer reading
    • Vehicle description
    • Acknowledgment of penalties in the event information is incorrect
  • Bill of Sale
  • Proof of lien release (if applicable)
  • Completed Application for Certificate of Title and VIN/HIN Inspection Form Form MV-300A
  • Proof of identity
  • Proof of Wyoming residency
  • Proof of VIN inspection

Additionally, you will need to pay the fee to transfer title, which varies by county.

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What forms must I fill out for a duplicate car title?
You will need to complete the Duplicate Car Title Application to replace stolen car titles. The application varies depending on the county you reside in. In order to get the application that corresponds to you, you must visit a local Wyoming DMV office.

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What if the original is located after my car title replacement has been issued?
Once you have received a duplicate car title, it voids your original car title. In the event that you find the original, you should dispose of it properly.

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What is the process to get a title for a scooter or motorcycle?
To get a vehicle title for a scooter or motorcycle in Wyoming, you will need to visit a local Wyoming DOT office. Make sure to bring all ownership documents as well as the previous vehicle title, if available. You will also need to present a completed Application for Certificate of Title and VIN/HIN Inspection Form Form MV-300A.

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When should I complete a Bill of Sale?
A Bill of Sale should be completed in Wyoming whenever a car is changing owners. The Bill of Sale should include the following information:

  • Seller s name
  • Your name
  • Car payment price
  • Car information (make, model, year)

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Where can I mail my request for a replacement title?
The address to mail replacement car title applications to depends on the Wyoming county you reside in. Contact a local Wyoming DMV office to find out more about how to replace car titles.

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Will I need to present proof of insurance to get a car title replacement?
No, in Wyoming you are not required to present proof of insurance when applying for a duplicate car title.

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