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How to Transfer Car Title in Iowa

When selling your car, there is a little paperwork that needs to be done. But we want to make it as easy as possible to transfer car title in Iowa. The process of Iowa title transfer is actually pretty simple. By working with an Iowa title office, you can transfer title in no time. 

Iowa Car Title Front
Iowa Car Title Front

How to Sign Over an Iowa Car Title

  1. Print your name on the back of the title for “Printed Name of Seller(s)”.
  2. Sign your name on the back of the title for “Signature of Seller(s)”.
  3. Print the name of the car buyer on the back of the title for “Assignment of Title”.

Make sure to double check the front and back of the title to confirm the information. It is important not to make any mistakes or errant marks when titling in Iowa. Not only could it cause confusion in verifying ownership, but it could cause you to need to replace the title all together. In the event you do damage or lose your Iowa car title, you can get it replaced at the DMV. 

How to Replace Lost Title in Iowa

Whether you need to replace or duplicate a vehicle title in Iowa, the steps are easy. Even though it’s possible to sell a car with no title, getting your title replaced provides the safest and highest paying options. 

  1. Fill out any forms from the Iowa DMV.
  2. Provide a copy of your Photo ID for all owners.
  3. Pay the Iowa car title fee by check, cashier’s check, or money order made out to Iowa Division of Motor Vehicles.

To apply by mail, send the documents and payment to your local Iowa DMV Department.

To apply in person, visit your local Iowa DMV and make sure to schedule an appointment.