What Should You Do When You Lose Your Vehicle Title?

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How To File for a Lost Car Title in Alabama

When you decide to sell your used car, truck or SUV – you will need your vehicle title to transfer to the buyer. The vehicle title is necessary when you choose to sell – but what happens when you cannot find your vehicle title? What should you do when you lose your vehicle title? We are here to help at The Car Depot. Learn how to file for a lost vehicle title in Alabama with a quick guide created by The Car Depot.

What Do You Need to Replace a Lost Car Title?

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Here is the scenario. You have decided to sell your 2015 Chevy Silverado 1500 – but you have looked everywhere and cannot find your vehicle title. Do not panic. You can replace a lost title with the help of the Alabama Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). You can file for a replacement title online with the Alabama DMV office with a small fee.

Here is a list of information and documents that you may need when you file for a replacement vehicle title. 

  • Year, Make and Model of Your Car, Truck or SUV
  • Current Mileage
  • Vehicle VIN Number
  • Vehicle Financing Information
  • Your Driver’s License
  • Credit Card or Debit Card to Pay the Reissuing Fee

How Much Does a Replacement Vehicle Title Cost in Alabama?

You are in luck – it does not cost too much to replace your vehicle title in Alabama. When you file for a replacement car title online with the Department of Motor Vehicles, you will be prompted to pay a $15 fee via credit or debit card.

READ MORE: Do All Title Holders Need to Be Present to Sell Your Car?

Learn more about how to file for a lost car title in Alabama with this quick guide created by The Car Depot. Birmingham-area drivers who want to sell their used car, truck or SUV for a great price will find the best prices right here at The Car Depot. Contact us today for more information!

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