How to sign your New York title when selling your vehicleThe registered owner of the vehicle must complete the following easy steps:
How to get a duplicate title for my vehicle
If the vehicle was last titled in a state other than New York, you must apply for a duplicate title in the previous state in which your vehicle was last titled.
The registered owner of the vehicle must do the following steps:
- If eligible, complete the online certificate of title replacement form, or
- Fill out the New York Application for Duplicate title.
- You can choose to do one of the following options: Bring your duplicate title application to your local New York DMV, or, Mail your application to the NY division of motor vehicles at:
New York State Department of Motor Vehicles
PO Box 2750
Albany NY 12220-0750
Please note that there is a 5 to 7 day waiting period before a duplicate title can be issued at your DMV and a 6 to 8 week waiting period by mail. The cost is $20.00.