Vehicle Industry Registration Procedures Manual
Chapter 1 General Registration Information
1.120 Rush Title Processing (CVC §9270)
A “rush title” is the expedited issuance of a California Certificate of Title for an additional fee.
An application will be processed within 72 hours (three business days, not including Saturday, Sunday, and holidays) when:
- A “rush title” is requested.
- A properly completed application for initial registration, transfer of ownership, or duplicate title is received in the Special Processing Unit in DMV headquarters.
- All fees due are paid.
- There are no stops or conditions which will prevent issuance of the title.
- A nonrefundable fee is paid for this service, in addition to all other fees due. Refer to Appendix 1F for fees.
Mail “rush titles” to:
Department of Motor Vehicles
Rush Title Processing, MS D825
2415 1st Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95818