Tom Corbett, Governor Barry J. Schoch, P.E., Secretary, Department of Transportation

Obtaining a Duplicate Title

Vehicle Owners

If you own your vehicle and the lien on it has been satisfied and you need to request a duplicate title, you will need to complete form MV-38 O. Please mail this form to the Department along with a check or money order for $22.50 made payable to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Lienholders

For lienholders who need to request a duplicate title or make changes to an existing title, please complete form MV-38L. Please include a check or money order made payable to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for the appropriate fee.

Dealers

Registered dealers who need to apply for a duplicate title should complete form MV-38D. You will need to include a check or money order for $22.50 made payable to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania when you send the form.

Defaced Titles

If your title has been defaced, you will need to apply for a duplicate. For more information on what constitutes a defaced title, please refer to the Defaced Title Fact Sheet.

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