How to sign your California title when selling your vehicleThe registered owner of the vehicle should complete the easy following steps:
How to get a duplicate title for my vehicle
If the vehicle was last titled in a state other than California, you must apply for a duplicate title in the previous state in which the vehicle was last titled.
The registered owner of the vehicle should complete the following steps:
Department of Motor Vehicles
PO Box 942869 MS E169
Sacramento, California 94269-0001
Please note that there may be up to a two to six week waiting period. The cost to obtain a new title is $19.00 paid to the California Department of Motor Vehicles