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Request a title history search

If you would like to trace the history of a vehicle, you may request a copy of either the RMV computer record of the previous owner(s) or photocopies of the actual title application and supporting documents.
The RMV will mail your documents within 7-10 business days after receipt of your request.

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What you need for Request a title history search

To request a title history search or to request photocopies of title transaction documents, you must submit the following to the Registry of Motor Vehicles:

Fees for Request a title history search

Name Fee Unit
Title application for copies of RMV-1 and other documents $10 each
RMV Record Request (photocopy) $5 each

How to request Request a title history search

Mail the completed application(s) and applicable fees (check or money order) payable to MassDOT to:

Registry of Motor Vehicles
Attention: Title Division
PO BOX 55885
Boston, MA 02205-5885

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