California Car Title

Whether you purchase a new or used car, you must make sure to obtain a car title. In the state of California, the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) handles all your car title needs. No matter if you have to obtain a new car title, replace an existing one, transfer a title or change information on it, we're here to help you. Read more about each service below:

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2: By mail

Some drivers prefer to handle the renewal process by mail, rather than taking advantage of assistance services, visiting the DMV in person, or via available online services. Service by mail is available with limitations. Read below for additional details or visit your local DMV.

3: Via a DMV office

If your specific needs require an in-person visit, most, if not all, driver license services can be handled at your local DMV office. Varying DMV offices sometimes supply different types of services so you will need to check before your visit to make sure the DMV closest to you provides the service you require. In addition, you can call to see if your DMV allows you to make a personal appointment.




New Car Title

Anytime you purchase a vehicle, change ownership or register it for the first time in the state of California, you must obtain a car title. Luckily, we've done the work to help you obtain a new title quickly. Read more about obtaining a new car title in the state of California.

Replace Car Title

Has your car title been lost, stolen or damaged? You'll need to get it replaced immediately. Luckily, we've compiled the information and links to help save you time when you visit the DMV to replace your California car title. Read more about how to replace your car title.

Change of Address

Have you moved to a new address in the state of California? You will need to update the address on your car title as soon as possible. Read more about how to complete a change of address on your California car title.

Change of Name

Have you recently changed your legal name in the state of California? You must update your name on your car title as soon as possible. Read more about how to complete a change of name on your California car title.

Transfer Car Titles

Whether you purchase a car from a private seller or want to gift your car to a family member, you must transfer your car title. In the state of California, this is a simple process. Read more about how to get started on transferring your California car title.

Bill of Sale

When you are buying or selling a vehicle, it's advisable to complete a bill of sale. This acts as a record of transferring ownership. Read more about completing a bill of sale in the state of California.

Salvage Title

An auto involved in an accident in the state of California becomes a salvage vehicle if the damage estimate is 100 percent of its value to completely repair or replace it. This will result in the issuance of a California Salvage Certificate for the vehicle. It becomes a salvage vehicle and can't be driven on the highways or have a valid license plate. If the vehicle is restored, it has to be inspected before a Rebuilt Title will be issued. A rebuilt vehicle with a IL Salvage Rebuilt Title can be driven on the highways. Read more about completing a salvage title in the state of California.

Car Title Loans

Should you need a loan for your vehicle title, you can use your vehicle title as collateral. Once the loan is repaid, the title will be returned back to you. Read more about car title loans in the state of California.