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 West Virginia.
How to Replace a Lost Motorcycle Title in West Virginia
Your options for requesting a duplicate motorcycle title include:
- In person.
- By mail.
To replace a lost motorcycle title in West Virginia, you’ll need to:
- Fill out and sign the title application: https://transportation.wv.gov/DMV/DMVFormSearch/DMV-4-TR_Application-for-Duplicate-Title-for-a-Motor-Vehicle-wf.pdf
- Indicate the reason why you need a replacement.
- Provide your ownership information.
- Provide the motorcycle details (make, year, VIN, plate number).
Can I get a duplicate title online?
In West Virginia, you cannot order a duplicate online.
Lost Motorcycle Title Cost in West Virginia
The fee for a duplicate title is $15.
What should you do if you lost your West Virginia motorcycle title?
If your West Virginia 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 West Virginia.
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 West Virginia, check out the official DMV website at: https://transportation.wv.gov/dmv/Pages/default.aspx
Need more information? Check out our overview of the requirements for motorcycle titles and registrations in West Virginia.