If the original Motor Vehicle or Boat Certificate of Title has been lost, stolen, or mutilated you may apply for a duplicate title. The duplicate title will void any title previously issued in the state of Kentucky.
- The current owner of the vehicle must apply for duplicate title.
- If your name has changed since the title was issued, for identification purposes only, please attach a copy of the legal document authorizing the name change, i.e. copy of marriage certificate, divorce decree, or other court documents. The name cannot be changed in duplicate title process.
- If owner is deceased, Probate or Trust papers along with a death certificate must be provided to the Clerk’s Office at time of application. The petitioner, executor, or trustee must be the person making application.
- If application is being signed by a Power-of-Attorney, the Clerk’s Office must be provided a copy of the signed POA papers at time of application.