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Titles

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How do I get a replacement title?

Applications for replacement titles can be processed at any of the three Tuscaloosa County License Office locations for a cost of $18 each. The vehicle owner can also apply directly to the state by completing the Application for Replacement Title (available online at http://www.revenue.alabama.gov/motorvehicle/forms.cfm), and returning it along with a cashier’s check or money order for $15 to the address at the top of the application.

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How do I transfer my title to Alabama?

If transferring an Alabama title, you will need to bring the following:

  1. Original Alabama Title (Properly Assigned to the Buyer)
  2. Bill of Sale
  3. Driver License
  4. Insurance (Policy Number & NAIC Number)
  5. Proof of Residency

If there is a name change, you will need the bring the following:

  1. Original Title
  2. Legal Name Change Document (e.g. Marriage Certificate, Divorce Decree, Name Change Form from Probate Judge’s Office, etc.)
  3. Insurance (Policy Number & NAIC Number)
  4. Driver License
  5. Proof of Residency

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Do I need a title for my vehicle?

The State of Alabama requires the following types of vehicles to be titled:

  • Motor vehicles 35 model years old or newer,
  • Motorcycles 35 model years old or newer,
  • Motor homes (RV’s) 35 model years old or newer,
  • Travel trailers (including horse trailers with sleeping quarters) 20 model years old or newer,
  • Collapsible/Pop-up trailers 20 model years old or newer,
  • Semi-trailers (including goosenecks, fifth wheels, and horse trailers) 20 model years old or newer,
  • Manufactured homes 20 model years old or newer.

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