Application for Duplicate or Paperless Title REG 227

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This application form is used for the following:

  • A Duplicate Title
  • Paperless Title Certification
  • Transfer of Title With Duplicate Title
  • Transfer of Title With Paperless Title

You may submit this application either in person or by mail. You can make an appointment at your local DMV or mail the completed forms with payment to the following address. Additional information regarding duplicate titles.

Department of Motor Vehicles
Registration Operations
PO Box 942869
Sacramento, California 94269-0001

If you present the application at your local office, you will be required to show your California photo driver license or identification card.

IMPORTANT: If you are applying for a duplicate title only (with no transfer of ownership) and the registered owner's name or address does NOT match DMV's records (except for obvious typographical errors), you must submit your application in person along with proof of ownership (EXAMPLE: registration card), in addition to acceptable photo identification. For information on changing your address, see
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