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Replace Lost Title

Getting a Duplicate Car Title 

Lost your car title? Did someone steal it? Did your dog eat it? In any of these cases, you’ll need a replacement. A duplicate title must be obtained when an original title is lost, stolen, mutilated, illegible, or not received.  Note that once a replacement title is issued, the original title is invalided. Depending on how you choose to file your duplication request, it can take up to 3 three months. The DMV is not known for its rapidity, but we are! By using Skip The Line, you can get your duplicate title in just a few minutes.   We understand that mistakes happen and things get lost. That’s why we’re here to help. When you choose Skip The Line Vehicle Registration, we will help you get back on the road fast. 


Before You Apply For A Duplicate Title 

Before you apply to get a duplicate title, make sure that there is no other reason you may not have it. Here are. a few instances that could cause you to not be in possession of your title.

  1. The vehicle was financed, and the legal owner has the title
  2. Your vehicle was titled in a different state
  3. The transaction is in an RDF (unfinished) status. This may be the case if your vehicle did not pass inspection or needed a necessary document when it was titled.

How Do I Replace A Lost Title?

A lost title can be replaced as easy as 1-2-3.

1. Fill out the application for replacement documents (CA DMV Form REG 227)
2. Present the document to Skip The Line Vehicle Registration
3. We will hand you your replacement document in under 3 minutes

How To Fill Out the Duplicate Title Form (REG 227)?

A lost title can be replaced by following the procedure below:

1. Check the box that says “Duplicate Title” at the top of the form

2. Fill out your vehicle license plate, VIN number, year, and make

If your vehicle is owned or financed by an outside company, complete Section 2.

3. Check the box in Section 3 that best applies to your situation

4. Legibly write your name, date and phone number in Section 3

5.  Sections 4-8 are only applicable if you are releasing ownership of the vehicle


Processing Your Duplicate Title

Instead of waiting in line at the DMV for hours, where you have to pay duplicate title fees, bring your documentation to Skip The Line. We will help you apply for your duplicate title in just minutes for $60, including your duplicate title fees. Save your time and money and Skip The Line.

Call (619)334-4113 or stop in at 1466 Graves Ave. Ste 201 to Skip The Line and get amazing, fast service and leave with a smile!  

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Man, the name does not lie. I made no appointment. Walked in & out so fast. Edward had helped me and he was a great help, very informative, & polite. I will go back to handle all dmv related issues here!
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This place is so fast. He’s very knowledgeable and gets you in and out in less than five minutes!
Savannah R.
Unbelievable and the only way to describe this place. My car had been stolen and I had new plates which caused confusion with my registration within the DMV process. I attempted to use the DMV kiosk which didnt recognize my information. I then went to not one but 2 registration service providers to avoid going to DMV neither one could help me. I then drove to El Cajon DMV there was a line around the building. Feeling overwhelmed I reluctantly went into this place next door to DMV. WITHIN 5 MINUTES I HAD MY TAGS AND REGISTRATION CARD. I CANT THANK THEM ENOUGH! ILL NEVER GO TO DMV AGAIN. Did I mention I mailed my registration and fees which was returned to me...not even the DMV themselves could register my vehicle. This place was amazing! A HUGE THANKS to "Skip the line"!
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