Amend your vehicle title

If information is incorrect on your title, or you need change information, you will need to notify the RMV and request an amended Certificate of Title.
You will receive your amended Certificate of Title in the mail within 10 – 14 business days. If there is a liendholder on your title the new title will be mailed directly to the lienhold

Registry of Motor Vehicles

Phone

From area codes 339, 617, 781, and 857, or from outside Massachusetts

From all other Massachusetts area codes

For people who are deaf or hard-of-hearing (in Massachusetts)

The Details

What you need

To change information on your vehicle title, you need:

  • Certificate of title (original only, no copies)
  • A completed title amendment form. Please check the appropriate boxes and fill in all the required information. All owner(s) must sign the application.
  • Any other documentation relevant to the correction
  • Title amendment fee

To add or change lienholder information you need the above, as well as:

  • The original Certificate of Title with the previous lien released (stamped and signed by previous lienholder) or a lien-holder release letter (must be on lienholder’s letterhead - no copies).

To correct the odometer reading listed on your Certificate of Title, you need the above, as well as:

If the vehicle has an active registration, the registration may also need to be corrected. You should contact your insurance company and have an insurance agent complete and stamp an application for registration amendment (RMV-3 form).

 

 

Fees

Name Fee Unit
Title Amendment Fee $25 each

How to amend

To amend your vehicle title by mail, send the completed application, all required documentation, and fees to the RMV at:

Registry of Motor Vehicles

Title Division

P.O. Box 55885

Boston, MA 02205-5885

You must bring the completed application, all applicable documentation, and fees to the RMV service center.

You can pay by cash, check, money order, credit card, and debit card. Since payment methods vary by location, check what’s accepted at the site you will be visiting.

 

 

More info

If ownership is changing or if an owner is added or deleted from a title, this is not considered a correction. It is a transfer of ownership and a new original title must be applied for.

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Phone

From area codes 339, 617, 781, and 857, or from outside Massachusetts

From all other Massachusetts area codes

For people who are deaf or hard-of-hearing (in Massachusetts)

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