How to Replace a Lost Vehicle Title in Texas Either Mailing or Going in.

Getting a copy of a duplicate title in Texas is easy! So you have lost or misplaced your title, and you need to know how to get a new one? If you are missing the title to your vehicle, you are not able to sell it or trade it in. This can be a problem, but we are going to tell you to have to get a certified copy.

Items you Need when Applying for a Duplicate Title or Certified Copy in Texas When needing to Replace a Lost Vehicle Title

  1. You will need a completed copy of Texas from VTR-34. This is an Application for a Certified Copy of a Certificate of Title. Please retain a copy of the completed VTR-34 for your records. AKA TxDMV Form VTR 34
  2. Your title currently shows a lien, you MUST obtain a release of lien from your lien holder demonstrating that you satisfied the lien. If you do not get the release, the state will not be able to give you a duplicate title.
  3. If you are not getting the title yourself, you can send someone else, but they will have to have a legible photocopy of your driver’s license or identification.

Cost of Obtaining a Duplicate Title in Texas

Not only do you need a completed application and your state-issued driver’s license, but you must also either submit a check or money order for $2.00 in your application if mailing it in. Mailing can take a couple of weeks for you to get your duplicate.

You can also go to your nearest TXDOT regional office. And get a duplicate the same day. The cost is slightly more than if you mail it in but still very reasonable. It costs a total of $5.45, and they make you a title on the spot.

Houston Car Buyer Pays Top Dollar For all Vehicles

Houston Car Buyer will pay you top dollar for your old vehicle running or not. Our goal is to make sure that you receive the best possible price that you can get. We have been purchasing cars in the Houston area for over 40 years.

When we buy your vehicle, we always tow it for free. This is a service that we first started doing about 20 years ago. We were the first to do this in the Houston area. Proud that we have brought this service to the Houston area.

How to get a Quote from Houston Car Buyer

Houston Car Buyer will give you a free no-obligation quote. All you have to do is give us a call 281-948-7209. We will ask you a few questions about your vehicle and based on your answers we will give you a quote.

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