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 Maine.
How to Replace a Lost Motorcycle Title in Maine
Your options for requesting a duplicate motorcycle title include:
- In person.
- By mail.
To replace a lost motorcycle title in Maine, you’ll need to:
- Go online or complete a duplicate title application: https://www.maine.gov/sos/bmv/forms/MVT-8%20Duplicate%20Title%20Application.pdf
- Provide the motorcycle year, make, model, mileage, and VIN.
- Provide your name, date of birth, and driver’s license number.
- Provide your address.
- Pay the duplicate title fees.
Note that titles are not issued to motorcycle model year 1994 or older, or motorcycle with engines under 300cc.
Can I get a duplicate title online?
In Maine, you can request a duplicate title online. To get started, please visit: https://www.maine.gov/online/bmv/mvtr/
Lost Motorcycle Title Cost in Maine
The fee for a duplicate title is $33 or $46 when requested online.
You can request a rush title for an additional $10.
What should you do if you lost your Maine motorcycle title?
If your Maine 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 Maine.
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 Maine, check out the official DMV website at: https://www.maine.gov/sos/bmv/
Need more information? Check out our overview of the requirements for motorcycle titles and registrations in Maine.