Oregon Title Replacement: A Duplicate OR Car Title Guide

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The Oregon title replacement process is a quick-and-easy job when you have everything ready.

Why would you need one? Well, your OR title may have been damaged or mutilated beyond legibility. Or, perhaps it was stolen or maybe you simply can’t find it.

Either way, you’ll want to get the title in order if you ever plan to transfer ownership. The title comes in handy when you need to complete many other transactions when at the DMV, too! So, protect this document the best you can when you get around to getting a duplicate.

Below, you’ll learn…

How to Replace or Get a Duplicate Oregon Title

Oregon requires you replace a car title if lost, damaged, or stolen. You can replace your title in-person at a local Oregon Driver and Motor Vehicle Services Division (DMV) location. Or, you can submit your duplicate title application by mail if you choose to avoid a trip to the DMV.

You’ll need to file the Application for Replacement Title (735-515).

Your final fees depend on the vehicle type for the title:

  • Most vehicles: $93
  • Trailers (8,000lb load) or vehicle gross weight over 26,001lbs: $90

Note: If replacing a stolen title, the OR DMV will not replace it if the suspect is known. You will need to confront the individual or work with authorities to get the title.

Other items you may need:

  • Driver’s license or ID card
  • License plate number
  • Vehicle’s VIN, make, model, and year
  • Vehicle’s registration proof of ownership
  • Any lien details and power of attorney (if applicable)

While these items aren’t entirely necessary, you may want to have them on-hand in case you need to process other items at the DMV. These documents also prove handy if you’re making corrections.

Replacing/Duplicates In-Person

Replacing a title in-person requires you to:

  1. Locate your local OR DMV
  2. Show proof of ID
  3. Submit your form
    1. Lienholder(s) may need to sign the application and odometer disclosure (if requested)
  4. Pay the application fee

Your Oregon title replacement request is processed on location. You’ll receive the replacement / duplicate title by mail in about a month.

You may also request a duplicate title in tandem with registration. With this, you’ll file the Replacement Title (735-515) and Title and Registration (735-226) applications. Pass the emissions test (if applicable), pay the fees, and have documents signed by all owners.

Making Corrections or Updating Your Information

Need to update information or make corrections on your OR vehicle title? You can do so when submitting the application along with the original title, a reason for the change, and a payment. A form 735-264 is filed if the corrections are required because of a mistake by the DMV.

You can also use this time to complete items like transferring a title, too! We recommend trying to fit as much as you can in during your trip to make your time at the DMV easy and frustration-free.