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
- Complete the application for duplicate title (TDMV 18) making sure to indicate on the form that you are applying for a duplicate title.
- If your title shows a lienholder, you must include a completed and notarized form Release of Lien (TDMV20) form with your application.
- All owners' signatures are to be submitted in case of joint ownership of the vehicle.
Submit a $25 (via check) duplicate title fee along with your application form and the other materials. Checks should be payable to the New Hampshire Department of Motor Vehicles.
SUBMITTING THE APPLICATION
Mail the package to:
Division of Motor Vehicles
Bureau of Title and Anti-Theft
23 Hazen Drive
Concord, New Hampshire 03305
It usually takes 3 to 5 business days to issue a title.