Washington D.C. Vehicle Titles

How to sign your Washington, DC Vehicle Title

Be sure to sign and print your name exactly as spelled on the front of your Washington, DC title. Avoid erasures, scribbles, strike-throughs and use a black or blue pen only. If your Washington, DC title shows a lien or a bank name printed on the front, then your title will need to be signed off by the lien holder or have a separate lien release letter.

  • On the back of the title, sign where it reads “Signature of Seller.”
  • On the back of the title, print your name(s) where it reads “Printed Name of Seller.”


Washington, DC Vehicle Title Replacement Questions?

How to get a duplicate Washington, DC vehicle title.

  • Fill out the District of Columbia Duplicate Title Application.
  • In Person: Time Frame: 10 business days. Cost: $26
  • By Mail: Time Frame: 10 business days. Cost: $26. Mailing Address:
  • DC DMV
    P.O. Box 90120
    Washington, DC, 20090


Washington, DC Motor Vehicle Office.
Toll Free: 202-737-4404 Online: dmv.dc.gov

Washington, DC Motor Vehicle Locations

Benning Ridge
4525 Benning Road, SE
Washington, DC 20019

Rhode Island Row
2350 Washington Place, NE
Suite 112N
Washington, DC 20018

95 M Street, SW
Washington, DC 20024

3270 M Street, NW
Canal Level
Washington, DC 20007

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