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How to Transfer Car Title in Louisiana

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 Louisiana. The process of Louisiana title transfer is actually pretty simple. By working with a Louisiana title office, you can transfer title in no time. 

Louisiana Car Title Front
Louisiana Car Title Front

How to Sign Over a Louisiana Car Title

  1. Louisiana car titles must be signed before a Notary.
  2. Print your name on the back of the title for “Printed Name of Seller”.
  3. Sign your name on the back of the title for “Signature of Seller”.
  4. Print the name of the car buyer on the front of the title for “Buyer Name”.

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 Louisiana. 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 Louisiana car title, you can get it replaced at the DMV. 

How to Replace Lost Title in Louisiana

Whether you need to replace or duplicate a vehicle title in Louisiana, 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 Louisiana DMV.
  2. Provide a copy of your Photo ID for all owners.
  3. Pay the Louisiana car title fee by check, cashier’s check, or money order made out to Louisiana Division of Motor Vehicles.

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

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