Replace a Lost Title

 

A Replacement Title can be purchased in person or by mail using the following information below.

In Person:

  • All registered owners must be present to declare the original title lost, or any absent owners must provide a notarized affidavit of loss to be included in the processing documents
  • If the current record shows a Legal owner, the Affidavit of Loss must be provided by the Lender. The Replacement Title will be mailed only to the legal owner
  • The replacement is $31.00

By Mail:

  • A letter of request signed and dated; indicating a request for a Replacement Title, mailing address (even if current on record), and phone number
  • Vehicle Certificate of Ownership (Title) Application; signed by all owners on current record and notarized, showing WA resident address and requested mailing address, WA driver license number(s), and phone numbers
  • If the current record shows a Legal owner, the Affidavit of Loss must be provided by the lender. The Replacement Title will be mailed only to the legal owner
  • Affidavit of Loss (Title); signed by all owners on current record and notarized
  • This form may also be used to include loss of current tab/or plates for replacement at same time if needed
  • $31.00 Money order or Cashier’s check for Replacement Title only (no plates, registration, or transfer of ownership) Any currently registered plate will remain in service
  • If new registration/or new standard plates are to be included:
    • Add new tab registration/or plates to the letter of request
    • Include a fax number in letter of request so a transaction can be trial-run and the total may be faxed to insure proper payment amount