Lost Motorcycle Title in Iowa

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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 Iowa.

How to Replace a Lost Motorcycle Title in Iowa

Your options for requesting a duplicate motorcycle title include:

  • In person.
  • By mail.

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

Can I get a duplicate title online?

In Iowa, you cannot replace your title online at this time. 

Lost Motorcycle Title Cost in Iowa

The fee for a duplicate title is $25.

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

If your Iowa 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 Iowa.

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 Iowa, check out the official DMV website at: https://iowadot.gov/mvd 

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