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What do I need to order a corrected title? (Choose tab below)

Only the vehicle owner may request a corrected title.

Any other owner listed on the title must appear with you and bring their identification. (If an owner cannot appear, they may complete and sign an Appointment of Agent form and provide a photocopy of their driver’s license.)

You will need:

  • Your vehicle title
  • Your vehicle registration
  • Your corrected driver’s license or an official document verifying your name change
  • $15 title correction fee
  • Debit or credit card (additional fees apply), cash, check, or money order for payment

    There is no fee to update your vehicle registration.

Appointment of Agent form

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Only the vehicle owner may request a corrected title.

Any other owner listed on the title must appear with you and bring their identification. (If an owner cannot appear, they may complete and sign an Appointment of Agent form and provide a photocopy of their driver’s license.)

You will need:

  • Your vehicle title  
  • Your driver’s license
  • Lien termination statement from original lienholder or original lienholder sign-off on title
  • The address and name of the lienholder being added to the title. You do not need permission from a first lienholder to add a second lienholder.
  • The lien termination statement from original lienholder or original lienholder sign-off on title if removing a lienholder
  • $15 title correction fee
  • $1 lien filing fee (No fee for removing a lienholder)

Debit or credit card (additional fees apply), cash, check or money order

Appointment of Agent form

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Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

  • The corrected title fee is $15.

    There is a $1 lien filing fee if adding a lienholder. There is no charge for removing a lienholder.

    There is an extra $5 fee for same-day, instant title service.

  • An owner shown on the title may apply for a corrected title.

    Any other owner listed on the title must bring identification and appear with you. (If the owner cannot appear with you, they may complete and sign an Appointment of Agent form and provide a photocopy of their driver’s license.)

    Appointment of Agent form

  • Your corrected title should arrive in the mail within 14 days. 

    If you need your title immediately, instant title service is available at all Secretary of State offices. All vehicle owners listed on the title must appear in person for instant title service. You cannot appoint an agent to represent you for an instant title transaction.

  • While it is advisable to ensure that all information on a title is correct, especially names and any lienholders, if you do not immediately correct a title with your new address, no harm is done. Submitting a change of address to our department when you move will update your address on your driver’s license and voter registration but not on any titles issued in your name.


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