Lost Motorcycle Title in Washington DC

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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 Washington DC.

How to Replace a Lost Motorcycle Title in Washington DC

Your options for requesting a duplicate motorcycle title include:

  • Online.
  • By mail.
  • In person.

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

  • Complete a title application: https://dmv.dc.gov/node/1119777 
  • Indicate the reason for the request.
  • Provide proof of your ID. 
  • Provide your motorcycle information (renewal notice, registration document, VIN, title number, tag number).
  • Pay the title fee.

Can I get a duplicate title online?

In Washington DC, you can request a replacement title online. To do so, you’ll need to follow the steps here: https://public.dmv.washingtondc.gov/BusinessPages/Common/tran_start.aspx?ID=8080 

Lost Motorcycle Title Cost in Washington DC

The fee for a duplicate title is $26.

What should you do if you lost your Washington DC motorcycle title?

If your Washington DC 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 Washington DC.

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 Washington DC, check out the official DMV website at: https://dmv.dc.gov/ 

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