Lost Registration or Title

Lost Registration
If you have lost, misplaced or accidentally destroyed your registration you can obtain a duplicate from our office.
  • Only the owner or authorized agent may apply (ID may be required)
  • The fee is $2.20
Lost Title (Duplicate title)
If your original "Certificate of Title" has been lost, stolen, mutilated or become illegible you need to apply for a duplicate title. A duplicate title voids any previously issued Colorado title

Applying in Person
  • You may apply for a duplicate title in our office; often we are able to immediately print the title for you.
  • Only the owner or current lien holder can apply for a duplicate title. If you are not the owner, a motor vehicle power of attorney signed by the owner is required.
  • ID may be required.
  • You will need the vehicle identification number (VIN) and Colorado title number. A copy of the current registration is helpful.
  • If the original title has a lien, the duplicate title will be mailed to the lien holder.
  • The fee is $8.20.
Applying by Mail
  • Access DR2539A "Duplicate Title Request and Receipt".
  • Complete all portions of the DR2539A, including vehicle identification number (VIN) and Colorado title number. Include a copy of the registration if you have one.
  • Only the owner or current lien holder can apply for a duplicate title. If you are not the owner, a motor vehicle power of attorney signed by the owner is required.
  • If the original title has a lien, the duplicate title will be mailed to the lien holder.
  • The duplicate will be mailed to the owner's address or lien holder's address, as shown on the original title. If you wish the title to be mailed to another address, please complete the section of the application entitled "Mail to another address".
  • Include a check for $8.20 payable to Pitkin County Clerk.