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Replace your title

Request a replacement vehicle or vessel title

Replace your title

Request a replacement vehicle or vessel title
Please note:

Connecticut does not participate in any electronic title or electronic lienholder programs.

Important Information

Ownership Transfer in Absence of Title:

If you have misplaced your title and you are selling your vehicle to a Connecticut resident, you may:

  • Fill out Application for Replacement Certificate of Title (form H-6B).

  • Must also include an Original Connecticut DMV Supplemental Assignment of Ownership Form (Q1 form). This form is also available at your local DMV office.

  • Transfer of ownership will not be valid unless form Q1 Supplemental Assignment of Ownership is included.

  • If lienholder is listed on the title, lien release letter needs to be provided.

  • You can replace a tile by mail on behalf of a deceased individual.  

Estimated time to replace your title online: 7 minutes

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Your options for requesting a replacement certificate of title

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The titled owner(s) of the vehicle(s)/vessel(s) may request a replacement title. If there is an outstanding lien, the lienholder shall apply for a replacement certificate of title with a power of attorney by mail only.

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Step 1: Gather what you'll need

  • Your first and last name exactly as it appears on your current driver's license or non-driver ID.
  • Your date of birth.
  • Your driver's license or non-driver ID number.
  • Your social security number (not required for owners with an out-of-state driver's license or Connecticut drive only license)
  • Your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) and/or Hull Identification Number (HIN)
  • A credit or debit card.
Step 2: Request a replacement title online

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Step 3: Get your replacement title in the mail

Your replacement title will arrive through the mail within 20 business days.

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Duplicate Title Fee: $25.00

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Are you looking to access a receipt for a previously completed online transaction? Receipts can be requested online for transactions processed after 5/24/2021. Click here to get your receipt.

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Step 1: Gather what you'll need

  • Completed application for Replacement Certificate of Title (Form H-6B)
    • This form will need to be signed by their owner(s), or legal representative.
    • If there is an outstanding lien, the lienholder shall apply for a replacement certificate of title with a power of attorney by mail only.
    • If a lien is listed on the title, a lien release letter must be submitted with the form.
Step 2: Schedule an appointment

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Duplicate Title Fee: $25.00

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To replace title by mail:

This can take up to 90 days to complete by mail.


Step 1: Gather what you'll need
  • Completed application for Replacement Certificate of Title (Form H-6B)
    • This form will need to be signed by their owner(s) or legal representative.
    • If there is an outstanding lien, the lienholder shall apply for a replacement certificate of title with a power of attorney by mail only.
    • If a lien is listed on the title, a lien release letter must be submitted with the form.

 

To replace a title on behalf of a deceased individual, you'll need: 

  • A completed application for Replacement Certificate of Title (Form H-6B). This form will need to be signed by the executor or administrator for the estate of the deceased, lienholder, or legal representative.
  • Lien Release, if applicable.
  • A certified version of the original probate document naming the administrator or executor of the estate is required at the time of the title being replaced. The following probate court documents are acceptable for this purpose:
  • PC-160 decree. 
  • PC-212B petitioner's probate certificate. This document must state that transfer of ownership is allowed. 
  • PC-260 decree granting administration of probate will. 
  • PC-264 or PC-264S decree/transfer of personal property without probate proceedings.
  • PC-450 fiduciary's probate certificate.

 

Step 2: Mail the documents to DMV along with a $25.00 check or money order.

  • Mail form and payment to:
    Department of Motor Vehicles
    Attention:  Specialized Registry Services, Room 305
    60 State Street
    Wethersfield, CT  06109
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Duplicate Title Fee: $25.00