Titles: Vehicles & boats

Transfer ownership into your name

Learn how to transfer ownership of a new vehicle into your name after you buy it from a dealer or private party, or receive it as a gift.

Replace a title

Find out how to get a replacement if your vehicle title is lost or destroyed.

Get a title if the lienholder is out of business

Learn how to remove a lienholder and get a title after paying off the loan for your vehicle or boat, even if the lienholder has gone out of business.

Salvaged, abandoned, or contaminated vehicles

Find out what to do if your vehicle is totaled, abandoned, or contaminated by hazardous chemicals.

Customs inspections

Find out how to get a Washington title if you bought your vehicle in another country.

Child support liens

Find out what to do if a DSHS Child Support lien is filed on your vehicle.

Title fraud

Learn about title fraud and what you can do to protect yourself.

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