Lost Motorcycle Title in Illinois

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Your motorcycle title is the primary document that demonstrates your ownership of the vehicle. 

The title is needed to sell your motorcycle to someone else, transfer the motorcycle to a new state, or apply for a motorcycle title loan. 

If you’ve lost the title or it has become damaged, you’ll want to request a duplicate as soon as possible. 

This page will provide you with an overview of the steps involved with getting a duplicate motorcycle title in Illinois.

How to Replace a Lost Motorcycle Title in Illinois

Your options for requesting a duplicate motorcycle title include:

  • In person at your local SOS office.
  • By mail to the following address:

Office of the Secretary of State
Vehicle Records Processing Division
501 S. 2nd. St., Room 424
Springfield, IL 62756-6666

To replace a lost motorcycle title in Illinois, you’ll need to:

Note that the IL SOS will not approve duplicate title requests that are made within 15 days of issuing an original title or 30 days within issuing a prior duplicate title. 

Can I get a duplicate title online?

In Illinois, you cannot request a replacement title online at this time. 

Lost Motorcycle Title Cost in Illinois

The fee for a duplicate title is $50.

What should you do if you lost your Illinois motorcycle title?

If your Illinois motorcycle title is lost, you should request a replacement as quickly as possible. 

When you sell the bike or move to another state, you’ll need the title in order to transfer ownership. Learn more about motorcycle title transfers in Illinois.

Remember to keep your title, or pink slip, in a safe place away from the motorcycle

For more information about getting a replacement motorcycle title in Illinois, check out the official DMV website at: https://www.ilsos.gov/ 

Need more information? Check out our overview of the requirements for motorcycle titles and registrations in Illinois.