How to sign your Pennsylvania title when selling your vehicle
IMPORTANT: Pennsylvania titles may need to be notarizedThe registered owner of the vehicle must complete the following easy steps:
- Always sign the back of the title where indicated by “Signature of Seller”. This may need to be done in front of a legal notary. Notary’s can be found at any law office, DMV, or bank.
- Next, print (don’t sign) your name on the back of the title where it reads “Seller and/or Co-Seller Must Handprint Name Here”.
- Have the title notarized if required.
How to get a duplicate title for my vehicle
If the vehicle was last titled in a state other than Pennsylvania, you must apply for a duplicate title in the previous state in which the vehicle was titled.
The registered owner of the vehicle must complete the following steps:
PA Department of Transportation
Bureau of Motor Vehicles
1101 South Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17104
Please note that there may be a waiting period before a duplicate title can be issued and the cost is $22.50. (Paid to the PA division of motor vehicles).