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 Pennsylvania.
How to Replace a Lost Motorcycle Title in Pennsylvania
Your options for requesting a duplicate motorcycle title include:
- By mail to the address on the form.
To replace a lost motorcycle title in Pennsylvania, you’ll need to:
- Complete an application for a replacement title: http://www.dot.state.pa.us/public/dvspubsforms/BMV/BMV%20Forms/MV-38O.pdf
- Indicate the reason for your request.
- Provide your ownership details and motorcycle information.
- Have your signature notarized.
- Pay the title fees.
Can I get a duplicate title online?
In Pennsylvania, you cannot order a duplicate title online at this time.
Lost Motorcycle Title Cost in Pennsylvania
The fee for a duplicate title is $58.
What should you do if you lost your Pennsylvania motorcycle title?
If your Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania.
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 Pennsylvania, check out the official DMV website at: https://www.dmv.pa.gov/Pages/default.aspx/
Need more information? Check out our overview of the requirements for motorcycle titles and registrations in Pennsylvania.