Rush Title Processing

In a hurry to process your title? We offer rush title processing for an additional fee. You can request rush title processing for initial vehicle registration, transfer of ownership, or to obtain a replacement California Certificate of Title.
Rush title processing is not available for vessels.

How to Request Rush Title Processing

To request rush title processing, submit:

Depending on the type of application, you may also need to submit:

Mail all applicable forms, documents, fees, and a note at the top of your application indicating “Rush Title Processing” to:

Department of Motor Vehicles
Rush Title Processing – MS D825
2415 1st Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95818

Frequently Asked Questions

The rush title processing time starts when we receive the application at DMV headquarters. The application must include all completed documents and appropriate fees, and be without conditions that prevent title issuance. Normal processing time for applications sent to DMV is from 8-10 business days (excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays), depending upon the type of application.

Yes. You can send your application by express mail delivery to expedite your request. If you want the application returned by express mail delivery, you must include a prepaid express mail return envelope.

No. DMV offices can’t accept or process rush title requests. Mail your request to the address above.

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