"If you have lost your original Kentucky title, you must apply for a duplicate title. Application is made at your local county clerk's office
. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet prints the title the following work day and mails the title to the owner. Duplicate titles cannot be picked up on a walk-thru basis.
Application for title/registration (VTR form # TC96-182 [PDF - 61KB]
) must be completed, signed by all registered owners and notarized. Persons that have power of attorney for the owner(s) may sign, but a copy of the power of attorney must be submitted with the application. If County Clerk staff notarizes signatures, identification must be presented.
Note: Titles that contain AND (instead of OR) between names of owners requires signature of all owners.
If the application is for the purpose of applying for a loan, the owner needs to indicate this on the application. A pending lien will be noted and the owner will be given a goldenrod copy of the registration to present to the lending institution. The lending institution will use the registration and a Title Lien Statement to record the lien.
Title Fee: $6.00.
Notary fee: $2.00 (if applicable)
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Title Branch will print the duplicate title the next business day and mail it to the owner. If a pending lien is filed, printing of the title is held for 30 days."
For more details contact your local county clerk's office