Missouri Replacement Title

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To get a duplicate title in Missouri, you’ll need to fill out, notarize, and submit the form and pay the $8.50 duplicate title fee and $6.00 processing fee.  
Missouri drivers are legally required to have a certificate of title for their vehicle to prove legal ownership of their vehicle. If you relocate to a different state or sell your car, you must transfer your vehicle’s title. If you lose or damage your title, you will need to apply for a duplicate. 
In Missouri, applying for a replacement title has a few steps. Each step has to be done correctly for the application to be processed. To help, car insurance comparison and broker app Jerry has created a handy guide on how to replace your car’s title in Missouri. 

What you’ll need to get a replacement title in Missouri

Here is what you’ll need to apply for a replacement title in Missouri: 
  • Completed Application for Missouri Title and License (Form 108) with signature
    • Your application must include your Missouri address in the owner area
    • At the top of the form, check the box labeled “DUPLICATE”
    • In the “Duplicate Title Only” block near the bottom of the form, indicate why you’re applying for the duplicate title
    • Get the form notarized. This means a notary public must witness you signing the form, and complete the notarization box in the “Duplicate Title Only” block
  • Signed certificate of ownership
  • If there’s no lien on the vehicle and you want the title to be mailed to a different address than the one provided in the owner’s portion of the application, mark an “X” in the “Mail To” block and write that address in the space provided.
If you need a duplicate title because your original was damaged in some way, you need to return the damaged title along with your application.  

How to apply for a replacement title in Missouri

You can submit your application along with the fees to any Missouri license office. You may also submit to:
Motor Vehicle Bureau
301 West High Street, Room 370
PO Box 100, Jefferson City, MO, 65105-0100.
You will have to pay the $8.50 duplicate title fee and the $6.00 processing fee and any state/local sales tax that may apply.
If you choose to mail your application, remember to not send cash. Instead, send a money order, check, or cashier’s check.
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How long does it take to get a replacement title in Missouri?

If your application is filled out properly, you should receive the replacement title in 4-6 weeks. If your application is taking too long you can use this online inquiry form.

When do you need a replacement title?

If you lose your car’s title or it’s been damaged or stolen, you must apply for a replacement. If you don’t, your vehicle will not be legal to operate in Missouri, or you will be unable to complete the sale of your vehicle to another party.
Other reasons you will need a replacement title include:
  • Your title has been stolen
  • The text on your title is illegible
  • Information on your title needs to be altered
  • You never received a title
Remember, each vehicle can only have one title. Before applying for a replacement title, you need to confirm that the original title was lost or damaged.

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Yes, in most cases, Missouri drivers can apply for a replacement title by mail. Applicants can mail all the paperwork and fees to the Motor Vehicle Bureau.

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