Apply for a recovered theft or reconstructed title

A recovered theft or reconstructed title is issued to a vehicle that was previously titled as salvage repairable.

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What you need for Apply for a recovered theft or reconstructed title

A reconstructed title is issued to a vehicle that was previously titled as salvage repairable but that has been repaired, inspected, and re-titled as reconstructed.

A recovered theft title is issued to a vehicle that was previously titled as salvage repairable theft with damage sustained from a theft and that has been repaired, inspected, and re-titled as recovered theft.

See details below on what you need to apply for one of these titles.

Fees for Apply for a recovered theft or reconstructed title

Name Fee Unit
Reconstructed/Recovered Theft Title Fee $75 each

How to apply Apply for a recovered theft or reconstructed title

To apply for a reconstructed title or recovered theft title, you must bring the following documents in person to any RMV Service Center:

  • A completed application for title and registration (RMV-1 form). If registering the vehicle, your insurance agent must stamp the RMV-1 form.

  • The current salvage repairable title with the assignment of title section(s) on the back of the title completed. Additionally, an authorization for payoff of a salvage vehicle (if applicable)

  • The certificate of salvage inspection, completed by an inspector. This must be stamped with the Registrar's signature

  • Current certificate of registration (if applicable)

  • $75.00 title fee

More info about Apply for a recovered theft or reconstructed title

Please allow 4 to 6 weeks after receipt of the application for a Reconstructed Title or Recovered Theft Title to be processed and mailed.

 

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