How to Request a Duplicate Title at the Hawaii DMV

Has something happened to your vehicle’s title? Did it become lost, damaged, or stolen?

If so, you’ll want to complete the Hawaii duplicate title process!

There’s no telling what can happen to your title during ownership. You’ll want to get the title in order if you ever plan to transfer ownership as it’s your legal document showing you own the vehicle.

You’ll also want to update the title whenever you move.

Want to know how it’s all done? Keep reading to learn…

Duplicate Hawaii Title: How to Get One

To begin:

Each county of Hawaii has different requirements when requesting a duplicate title. The process is mostly the same, though. You’ll want to gather your documents (personal & vehicle) before going such as your license/ID and vehicle’s VIN/plate number.

See our Hawaii DMV directory for your nearest DMV office.

Here are the requirements for each:

Honolulu

  1. Complete an Application for Duplicate Motor Vehicle Certificate of Title (Form CS-L MVR10)
  2. Write a check or get a money order for $5 (fee)
  3. Mail or submit your paperwork and payment to your local DMV

Maui

  1. Complete an Application for Duplicate Motor Vehicle Certificate of Title (Form DMVL580)
  2. Get the form notarized before submission
  3. Write a check or get a money order for $10 (fee)
  4. Submit the paperwork and any additional pieces at your nearest DMV

Kauai

  1. Go to your nearest Kauai DMV
  2. Request the duplicate title form
  3. Fill out the paperwork
  4. Pay any fees and process the paperwork

Hawaii County

  1. Complete an Application for Duplicate Motor Vehicle Certificate of Title (Form)
  2. Write a check or get a money order for $10 (fee)
  3. Submit the paperwork at your nearest DMV office

You’re Done!

The title replacement process doesn’t take long (as you can see).

This is something you don’t want to delay as you never know when you may need to show your title. Try to get your duplicate asap to avoid any issues – and so you can keep showing ownership of the vehicle.

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