Lost Motorcycle Title in Ohio

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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 Ohio.

How to Replace a Lost Motorcycle Title in Ohio

Your options for requesting a duplicate motorcycle title include:

  • In person.
  • By mail.

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

  • Complete a title application: http://publicsafety.ohio.gov/links/bmv3774.pdf 
  • Indicate the reason for the request (lost, stolen, destroyed).
  • Provide your motorcycle information.
  • Provide your ownership details. 
  • Provide proof of identity.
  • Pay the duplicate title fee.

Can I get a duplicate title online?

In Ohio, you cannot get a duplicate online.

Lost Motorcycle Title Cost in Ohio

The fee for a duplicate title is $15.

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

If your Ohio 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 Ohio.

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 Ohio, check out the official DMV website at: https://www.bmv.ohio.gov/ 

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