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Replacement & Duplicate Titles

Corrections & Replacements

The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles issues replacement titles if there is:

  • A name change due to marriage, divorce, court order or naturalization
  • An error on the original title
  • A significant modification to the titled vehicle


To request a replacement title, submit all required documents and pay the required fee. Identification is required for all services processed in person.

Required Documents

DocumentNotes
​Vehicle title​Notarization required
​Corrected Driver License​Required if request is due to a name change
​Lien Release
Required if request is due to an error in lienholder information
​Copy of Court Order
Required if request is due to a name change resulting from legal proceedings
​Naturalization Paperwork
​Required if request is due to a name change resulting from legal proceedings
​Odometer Reading
​Required if vehicle is less than 10 years old
Corrected or Substituted Title Application ( MVR-5 )
​Notarization Required
Affidavit of Facts ( MVR-28 )
Required in the case of vehicle modifications


Fee

​Duplicate Title Fee​Amount
​Corrected or Substitute Certificate of Title​$20

Duplicate Titles

A vehicle's registered owner can order a duplicate title if the original title has been lost or was never received. In cases where the title was never received, the title fee can be waived if the original title is issued within 60 days of requesting a duplicate.

All requests for duplicate titles must age 15 days before being processed.

To request a duplicate title, submit all required documents and pay the required fee. Identification is required for all services processed in person.

Required Documents

Document​Notes
​Lien release
Must be completed if any liens are shown on vehicle's title.
Application for Duplicate Title ( MVR-4 )​Must be notarized and completed exactly as the original.


Fees

​Duplicate Title Fee​Amount
​Duplicate Certificate of Title​$20
​Duplicate Certificate of Title & Removal of Lien(s) or Duplicate Certificate of Title with Correction​$20

Contact

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3148 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27697-3148

8/15/2018 5:07 PM

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