How to sign your Alaska title when selling your vehicleThe registered owner of the vehicle should complete the following easy steps:
- Print (don’t sign) your name on the back of the title where it says “Seller (name)”
- Sign your name on the back of the title where it says “Seller (signature)”
- You must fill out the notice of vehicle sale transfer. This should be attached to the bottom of your title, but you can also find the document here.
How to get a duplicate title for my vehicle
If the vehicle was last titled in a state other than Alaska, you must apply for a duplicate title in the previous state where the vehicle was last titled.
The registered owner of the vehicle should complete the following steps:
State of Alaska
Division of Motor Vehicles
1300 W Benson Boulevard STE 200
Anchorage AK 99503-3600
The application should have the following information completed:
Your full name (printed)
Complete/Correct Serial Number (VIN)
Description of the item that you need the title for Signature (Must be notarized)
Please note that the cost of a duplicate title is $15.00. (Paid to the Alaska division of motor vehicles) and may take up to 15 days to receive.
Frequently asked questions
Do I need to return my licence plates?
Yes, unless you are transferring the plates to a new vehicle you should return them. Either mail, or take the plates to your local Alaska DMV office.
What should I do about my auto insurance?
When selling any type of vehicle it’s always a good policy to immediately notify your auto insurance company that you have sold the vehicle so they can either cancel your policy if the vehicle was sold, or transfer/renew the policy on your new vehicle.
Is there anything else I need to do?
It’s always a good idea to notify your local Alaska DMV that you have sold the vehicle.