Vehicle Industry Registration Procedures Manual

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Section 21 of 38

Chapter 20: Replacements and Substitutes

20.060 Registration Cards Only (VC §§4457 and 9265)

The registered owner (RO) must apply for a replacement vehicle registration card when the original is lost, stolen, mutilated, or illegible.

Exception: A replacement registration card application and fee are not required in conjunction with any other application (for example, a transfer).

The following must be submitted:

  • A REG 156.
  • The replacement registration card fee.

The procedure below must be followed:

  • Issue a new registration card.