Lost Motorcycle Title in South Dakota

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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 South Dakota.

How to Replace a Lost Motorcycle Title in South Dakota

Your options for requesting a duplicate motorcycle title include:

  • In person at your county treasurer’s office.

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

  • Complete a duplicate title application: https://sddor.seamlessdocs.com/f/1002 
  • Indicate the reason for your request. 
  • Provide the necessary motorcycle information. 
  • Include your ownership details.
  • Be prepared to provide proof of ID.
  • Pay the title fee.

Can I get a duplicate title online?

In South Dakota, you cannot request a duplicate online.

Lost Motorcycle Title Cost in South Dakota

The fee for a duplicate title is $10.

What should you do if you lost your South Dakota motorcycle title?

If your South Dakota 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 South Dakota.

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 South Dakota, check out the official DMV website at: https://dor.sd.gov/individuals/motor-vehicle/ 

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